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Dr. James Schiffman’s life is a fascinating tale of traveling and taking chances—a journey that ultimately took him to Asia and remote U.S. regions, then to jobs at the Wall Street Journal and CNN.

Georgia College alumna Erin Nobles—the mother working to pass “Gracie’s Law” into state legislation, granting children with disabilities access to organ transplants—will speak to university nursing students at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, in the Health Sciences Building.

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Feb 20 2020 - 8:55am   cameron.skinner@gcsu.edu

The Office of Sustainability is now hiring for the Fall 2020 semester! There are currently five positions available with job functions that range from composting operations to communications and outreach. If you are interested, you can apply here. Application deadline is March 6th.

Cameron Skinner
Sustainability Assistant
478-445-8659
Feb 19 2020 - 3:46pm   karen.berman@gcsu.edu

Dr. Karen Berman's GC2Y Theatre for Social Change will do a short play about Race and Education at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from 2 p.m.-2:45 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2020 which is open to the public.

Dr. Karen Berman
Chair
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Feb 19 2020 - 3:40pm   jennifer.birch@gcsu.edu

M.O.V.E. (Multicultural Organization that Values Empowerment) will meet Friday, Feb. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in the Russell Library Conference Room 302. Business of importance will be discussed. 

Jennifer Birch
Education Outreach and Training Coordinator
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Feb 19 2020 - 2:57pm   john.bowen@gcsu.edu

Please be advised that a section of the Kilpatrick (#14) lot will be reserved for a special event on Friday, February 21.  The reserved spaces will be located on Wilkinson St. and marked with cones.

Displaced employees are encouraged to park in the Peabody (#12) lot or the new Liberty St. (#44) lot.

An interactive parking map can be found at www.gcsu.edu/parkingmap

John Bowen
Senior Manager, Parking and Transportation Services
478-445-7433
Feb 19 2020 - 1:17pm   emily.brookshire@gcsu.edu

Homecoming Decorating Contest Winners

On Wednesday morning, faculty and staff around campus displayed their school pride by participating in the homecoming door and office decorating competitions. This year's theme was "The Golden Twenties" and every participant did an outstanding job! The winners of this year's competition are as follows:

 Office Decorating Competition:

  • First place: University Advancement 
  • Second Place: The Women's Center/LGBTQ+ Programs
  • Third Place: Accounting Services

Door Decorating Competition:

  • First Place: Psychological Science (A&S 1-02)
  • Second Place: Communities In Schools (Chappell Hall 101)
  • Third Place: Nursing Department (Parks Memorial Hall 211)

We’d also like to thank this year’s judges, Emily Brookshire, Ashley Copeland, Billy Copeland, Elizabeth Christopher & Nadirah Mayweather, for taking time to help us with this event! 

Kristy Johnson
Director of Student Activities & Organizations
Feb 19 2020 - 9:37am   nadirah.mayweather@gcsu.edu

The Cultural Center invites you to join us this Friday for a reception so that our current students can get to know members of faculty and staff involved with MOVE as well as our alumni. Stop by and learn about services offered through the Cultural Center and build relationships that will support you during your time at GC and beyond.

Cultural Center Homecoming Kickback

Co-sponsored by the GC Alumni Association and Student Government Association

Friday, February 21, 2020

4:00-6:00 PM in the The Cultural Center at the The H.U.B (Blackbridge Hall)

Drop in reception for RSO affinity groups, M.O.V.E. Members and Alumni

 

 

 

Nadirah Mayweather
Director, Cultural Center
478-445-8155
Feb 19 2020 - 9:32am   jim.berger@gcsu.edu

The Faculty Research Small Grant Program provides seed funding up to $5,000 for faculty research projects. Funds can be used for supplies, equipment, software, or travel expenses incurred in carrying out the research. Faculty Research Grant Committee members individually read and rank research proposals using a rubric to make funding decisions. The calls for proposals are every fall and spring semester.

For more information, please visit our Faculty Research Grants website.

Jim Berger
Director
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Feb 19 2020 - 9:00am   Brittiny Johnson

Georgia College’s Office of Sustainability and Rural Studies Institute are part of a team that received a $1,250 grant from the Community Foundation of Central Georgia. The grant came about from the On the Table Milledgeville discussions held last fall.  

The two offices partnered with the Milledgeville Chamber of Commerce and members of Georgia Military College for the “Sustainable Strategic Planning for Economic Development” project. The goal is to create a sustainable economic development plan for the City of Milledgeville and Baldwin County. The plan addresses the challenges associated with 21st century economic and community development, including “brain drain,” which is the low retention rates of young adults in our area. The team will focus their efforts on strategic planning in conjunction with the Baldwin County School District, economic development personnel, employers and students from both the local K-12 schools and higher education institutions.

The grants were announced Tuesday at the Hancock Branch of the library in coordination with the publication of the On the Table Milledgeville survey results.

Brittiny Johnson
Director of Public Affairs
Feb 19 2020 - 8:44am   kristy.johnson@gcsu.edu

Currently, the GC Students portal on GC Connect is managing a vote on SGA Executive and Homecoming Court elections. This vote begins at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19 and ends at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 21.

To vote, click here:  http://vote.gcsu.edu.

Kristy Johnson
Director of Student Activities & Organizations
Feb 19 2020 - 8:43am   jazmin.hunt@bobcats.gcsu.edu

The first collection for March of Dimes was about $17.50 worth of dimes. Come and donate to March of Dimes. Catch the Finer Women of  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. tomorrow night at the men’s basketball game at 7:30pm! All proceeds go directly to March of Dimes to assist premature babies and their families and to bring awareness to premature births. If you can’t make it to the game, catch you favorite Zeta and donate at any time! Help us reach our goal!

Destiny Jackson
ZHOPE/Community Service Chair
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