Tune in September 13 as GSU honors its Top 40 Under 40

Tune in September 13 as GSU honors its Top 40 Under 40 Tune in September 13 as GSU honors its Top 40 Under 40

September 7, 20201 min read


The Georgia Southern University Alumni Association “40 Under 40” Class of 2020 has been announced. The exemplary group will be honored during a virtual awards ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 13, which will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the Alumni Association’s page @GeorgiaSouthernAlumni.


The “40 Under 40” program, in its fifth year, recognizes young alumni who have made significant strides in business, leadership, community, educational or philanthropic endeavors.



“We are thrilled to celebrate alumni who are making an impact across the country,” said Ava Edwards, director of Alumni Relations. “They are industry leaders and community champions who represent the best of the University. We are proud to call them Eagles.”


The “40 Under 40” honorees were chosen by a selection committee that reviewed each individual’s professional expertise and achievements, and their dedication to charitable and community initiatives. Their commitment to Georgia Southern was also taken into consideration. The selection process began with nominations in March with more than 240 alumni nominated for this year’s class.


Honorees must have attended Georgia Southern or Armstrong State University and aspire to uphold the University’s core values of collaboration, academic excellence, discovery and innovation, integrity, openness and inclusion, and sustainability.


Follow the attached article below for more details and a list of this year's honorees.



To learn more about Georgia Southern University or if you are journalist and would like to cover this prestigious event, simply reach out to Georgia Southern Director of Communications Jennifer Wise at jwise@georgiasouthern.edu to arrange an interview today.




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