John Groves, former director of student activities, passed away on December 20, 2011.
Groves held the position of director for 35 years before retiring in 2004. His love for students and the university was exhibited through his service and dedication. He was instrumental in the development of student organizations, club sports, and all aspects of student life. He also was very involved in the construction of the Jaguar Student Activities Center. Each year, the John C. Groves Senior Service/Leadership Award is presented to a male and female senior who have made the most outstanding contribution in the area of service and leadership to the Augusta State University community.
He will be missed by not only his family, but also by the many faculty, staff, and students whose lives he touched at ASU. If you wish to send a card or note, the home address is: 2195 Morris Calloway Rd., Appling, Ga. 30802.