Lariscy Retires, Named Administrator Emeritus

Sharing the sentiments from our Georgia Rotary Student Program’s Administrator Barbara Lariscy, it is with a mixture of joy and sadness that we bid adieu and wish her well December 30, 2021. Barbara, who has served as administrator for the past eight years, announced her plans to retire from GRSP effective Thursday. She has been […]

GRSP Office Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

The GRSP Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 25 & 26, 2021, in observation of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume 9 a.m. Monday, November 29. The GRSP Executive Leadership Team and Staff wishes everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Inaugural Alumni Newsletter

The first Alumni newsletter is now available on the website.  In order to view the newsletter, go to the Alumni page and click on the newsletter page or follow this link 

GRSP Makes Decision to Suspend Class of 2020-21 Due to Pandemic

On Friday, May 22nd the officers and directors of GRSP announced their difficult decision to suspend the GRSP program for this incoming year. This decision follows the lead of Rotary International who has paused international travel and programs through 2020. GRSP respects the concerns for health and safety and wants to discourage any additional transmission […]

As Universities Close Students Prepare to Return Home

The Executive Directors discussed via conference call the need to address the situation of GRSP students who may wish to return to their home country in light of the corona virus pandemic.   It was decided that we need to be sensitive to each student, their parents’ wishes, and their home country’s mandates. This situation is […]


Dear GRSP Family, As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread and this public health crisis grows, GRSP is doing everything we can to keep our students as safe and well as possible. University systems across the state have paused classes for a few weeks and all of our students are housed safely in the care […]


GRSPs Wilhelm Kielland and Martin Bech use event to build better friendships and benefit all concerned Members of Georgia Southwestern State University’s Interfraternity Council (IFC) recently collected over $1,250 worth of items for the Canes Harvest Food Pantry. Members of Sigma Chi, Kappa Sigma and Chi Phi gathered most of the donations from fellow students, […]

Anne-Lise Boyer-Naar: A Tribute from a Fellow Bulldawg!

Anne-Lise Boyer-Naar was a member of the Class of 1991-92 and was selected as one of 13 students to represent GRSP and Georgia Rotary at the Rotary International Convention in Orlando; Anne-Lise speaks 5 languages. She attended the University of Georgia, majoring in media and broadcasting. Upon returning to Paris, she was selected for a […]