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The Grad Post, Spring 2021, Checo Colón-Gaud, Ph.D., Associate Dean

Dr. Checo Colón-Gaud is an aquatic ecologist who specializes in the study of rivers and wetlands. He is originally from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Dr. Checo earned a BS in Biology from the University of Texas at El Paso, a MS in Fisheries from Louisiana State University, and a PhD in Zoology from Southern Illinois University. He […]

The Grad Post, Spring 2021, Heather Huling, Double Eagle

Q: Where are you from? A: I grew up in a military family so we moved around some, but I spent the majority of my time in Richmond Hill, GA before coming to college here at Georgia Southern. Since I loved Statesboro so much, I returned quickly after graduating and haven’t left since. Q: What […]

The Grad Post, Spring 2021, Office of Multicultural Affairs

F. Takeshia Brown, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs Q: Tell us about your role in the Office of Multicultural Affairs. A: As the Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, my role is to help oversee and guide the office in fulfilling our institutional role of helping our institution become more inclusive and welcoming to […]

The Grad Post, Spring 2021, Master of Science in Kinesiology, Sport and Exercise Psychology

Dr. Brandonn Harris, Graduate Program Director The graduate Sport and Exercise Psychology Program has worked diligently to reach and maintain its status as an elite academic training program focusing on the interdisciplinary study of applied sport and exercise psychology. We aim to promote an inclusive environment that embraces diversity and multiculturalism as a central component […]

The Grad Post, Spring 2021, Alex K. Troutman, Master of Science, Biology

A: What drew you to Georgia Southern for your graduate studies? Q: Two of my undergraduate mentors are down here and one of them was actually the individual who introduced me to my graduate advisor. Another thing was the opportunity to work with an advisor who is also an underrepresented minority in the scientific field. He has been through similar […]