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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/11286/521328
Title:
James A. Colston, 1947-1949
Authors:
Asa H. Gordon Library Special Collections
Affiliation:
Georgia State College
Publisher:
Savannah State University
Issue Date:
1947
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/11286/521328
Type:
Image
Language:
en_US
Description:
James A. Colston served as the fourth president of Georgia State College from 1947 to 1949. During his term the college became accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The college’s land-grant status was transferred to Fort Valley State College. During the administration of President James A. Colston, the faculty was strengthened and improvements were made in the physical plant. Among the programs that were launched at that time were the Alumni Scholarship Drive, Campus Chest, Annual Men’s Day, Religious Emphasis Week, Freshman Week, and the Cultural Artists Series. Expanded programs of student personnel services and public relations, a reading clinic, and an audio-visual aids laboratory were instituted.
Sponsors:
Hall, C. W. (1991). One hundred years of educating at Savannah State College, 1890-1990. East Peoria, Ill.: Versa Press.
Appears in Collections:
University Presidents

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorAsa H. Gordon Library Special Collectionsen
dc.date.accessioned2015-05-28T13:25:14Zen
dc.date.available2015-05-28T13:25:14Zen
dc.date.issued1947en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11286/521328en
dc.descriptionJames A. Colston served as the fourth president of Georgia State College from 1947 to 1949. During his term the college became accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The college’s land-grant status was transferred to Fort Valley State College. During the administration of President James A. Colston, the faculty was strengthened and improvements were made in the physical plant. Among the programs that were launched at that time were the Alumni Scholarship Drive, Campus Chest, Annual Men’s Day, Religious Emphasis Week, Freshman Week, and the Cultural Artists Series. Expanded programs of student personnel services and public relations, a reading clinic, and an audio-visual aids laboratory were instituted.en
dc.description.sponsorshipHall, C. W. (1991). One hundred years of educating at Savannah State College, 1890-1990. East Peoria, Ill.: Versa Press.en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherSavannah State Universityen
dc.subjectAfrican American universities and colleges--Georgia—Savannahen
dc.subjectAfrican American College Presidentsen
dc.subjectSavannah (Ga.)en
dc.subjectChatham County (Ga.)en
dc.titleJames A. Colston, 1947-1949en_US
dc.typeImageen
dc.contributor.departmentGeorgia State Collegeen
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