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The Dean’s Pantry

We have some exiting news to share! Now Open and Available to Georgia Southern Students, The Dean’s Pantry!  According to a recent study 1 in 5 College students are unsure of when they will have their next meal, and 38% of students reported that food insecurities have lead to decreased performance in their studies. The College of Behavioral & Social Sciences is here to help. Located in Veazey Hall, outside of the Dean’s Suite 2000, you will find The Dean’s Pantry. If you are a student or know of a student who is in need, please help yourself to an item or two. We understand and we care…Healthy food is not a luxury, it’s a necessity!


Dr. Nalanda Roy, Department of Political Science

Dr. Roy has been invited to join the editorial board of International Studies Review (ISR). ISR is a journal of the International Studies Association and published by Oxford University Press. Congratulations Dr. Roy.


The 8th Annual Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s

The 8th Annual Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s event is on Friday, March 20th Live at The Blue Room, Featuring a Fleet Wood Mac Tribute. Tickets are available online for $20. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. We hope to see you there for this wonderful cause.


Caysi Altman NACADA Nominee 2019-2020

Congratulations Caysi Altman, CBSS Advisement, on being selected to represent Georgia Southern as the Outstanding Administrator NACADA Nominee for 2019-2020! What a a tremendous honor. This nomination illustrates hard work and dedication to Georgia Southern students and to our University.


CBSS Prioritizes Inclusive Excellence: Our Diverse Student Population

Inclusive excellence is a fundamental goal and value of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Dean Ryan Schroeder along with the department chairs and the rest of the college’s leadership team are committed to pursuing inclusive excellence in all phase of the college’s work and activities from the classroom to outreach and research.  As a new college, we are in the process of establishing benchmarks that will help indicate and help evaluate our performance going forward. We are pleased to note that we serve a diverse student population. The demographic profile of CBSS enrolled students, undergraduate and graduate, combined, as of Fall semester, 2019 is as follows:

COLLEGE                                              UNIVERSITY
White                      56%                      60%
African-American 29%                        25%
Latinx                          9%                        7%
Asian                           1%                        3%
Other                         5%                         5%


Our goal in the years ahead will be to continue to be a college that attracts and nurtures a diverse student body and provides high impact opportunities and experiential learning for all of our students. CBSS will be a gateway to success for all students and as a college we will remain committed to developing curriculum that both teaches ad practices inclusive excellence.