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Whir-lee tubes; dirty ice balls made with dry ice, sand and syrup; kids spinning and rotating as planet earth  these are a few cosmic adventures Georgia College professors bring to area schools through Project ASTRO.

Senior biology major Emmy Thornsberry knew her love of ceramics would continue into college. But it wasn’t until October of her first year, when she happened to see a group of community members and students going into Grassmann Ceramics Studio, she decided to follow along.

Mar 23 2018 - 1:02pm

Join the Georgia College Community Drum Circle this Monday night at 7pm on the first floor of the Health Sciences Building.  The Drum Circle is brought to the community as an out reach of the Creative Arts Therapies department.  Previous drumming experience is not required and drums are provided

Christopher Karow
Mar 23 2018 - 11:41am

On Thursday, March 22, payroll services employees Cindy Purcell, Allison Wilkinson and GeGee Arnold enjoyed the sunshine outside of their offices to plant one dogwood tree next to Blackbridge. This planting was made in honor of the Arbor Day Celebration, which began on Georgia Arbor Day and will continue until National Arbor Day on April 27.

If you or a group is interested in planting a tree, please contact grounds supervisor Aaron Seay at & sustainability coordinator

Kristen Hitchcock
Sustainability Coordinator
Mar 22 2018 - 4:57pm   Brittiny Johnson

A Celebration of English Art Songs concert, scheduled for Thursday, March 29, in Max Noah Recital Hall, has been canceled.

Kate Phillips
Mar 22 2018 - 4:38pm

Faculty and staff are invited to attend a presentation and Q&A session with Dr. Anthony Ogden, Dr. James Callaghan and Dr. Leigh Poole, candidates for the position of AVP, International Education and Director of the International Center.

The presentations will take place from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 26; Wednesday, March 28; and Friday, March 30, in MSU Banquet Hall A.  The candidates will deliver a 45-minute presentation on the following topic: "The Value of International Education at a Liberal Arts University."  The presentations will be followed by a 15-minute question and answer session.

  • Dr. Ogden's vita is here.  He will be presenting on Monday, March 26, 2018.
  • Dr. James Callaghan vita is here.  He will be presenting on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
  • Dr. Leigh Poole vita is here.  She will be presenting on Friday, March 30, 2018.
Dr. Peggy Elliott
Chair, World Languages and Cultures
Mar 22 2018 - 11:51am

Seas the day with Dining Services! This Thursday March 29, 2018, The MAX will host SEAFOOD HOUSE from 5:30 -7 p.m. in The Hoke Dining Room. Guests can choose a crab dinner or shrimp trio dinner. Each meal will be served with hush puppies, corn on the cob, and chive buttermilk biscuits. The cost of entry for students with a meal plan is a traditional meal swipe plus $10.00; students may use Dining Dollars or CatCash to cover the additional cost. Individuals without a meal plan may attend at the full price of $22.00. To purchase tickets visit


Stacey Gibson
Unit Marketing Coordinator - Dining Services
Mar 22 2018 - 9:41am

In This Issue... For more details, click on this link MURACE and then on the link for the E-Newsletter at the top of the page

  • CFP, "Big Data as a Tool to Promote Undergraduate Research" (Spr and Sum19 SPUR)
  • Submit Letters of Intent by March 23, CUR Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments
  • How Are You Celebrating Undergraduate Research Week (April 9-13)? Tell Us by March 30!
  • Want to Host NCUR in 2022? Submit a Letter of Interest by March 31
  • Nomination Deadlines for Faculty Mentor Awards Coming Up in CUR Divisions
  • Deadlines Approaching for 2018 Summer Undergraduate Opportunities
  • CUR Welcomes New Member
  • New: NIGMS R-15 AREA Program Funding Opportunity for Undergraduate Institutions
  • CUR Event: CUR Biennial (July 1-3, 2018; Early-Bird Regis Deadline Mar 29)
  • CUR Events and Deadlines
Dr. Doreen Sams
Faculty Coordinator MURACE
Mar 21 2018 - 12:05pm

The Black Student Alliance will host their annual Heritage Ball formal on March 31st. They will welcome home alumnus Harrison Thacker (stage name 16OS), who will serve as the entertainment for the event. Harrison received his BA in Rhetoric from Georgia College in 2013.  

Since graduating from GC, Harrison has earned his Masters in Communication and Leadership at Gonzaga University and is becoming a well-known poet, actor and hip-hop artist.  He has been casted in 6 major picture movies and 4 TV Shows to which includes featured roles in the CW's TV series The Originals, appearances in Vampire Diaries, a principle speaking role in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising with Zach Efron just to name a few.  All this while selling out venues in Atlanta and performing across the US.

We are extremely excited to welcome Harrision and his band (The Crowd Pleasers) who are also GC alums, home for the Heritage Ball.

For information about attendance to the Heritage Ball, contact

GC Alum Harrison Thacker (16OS & The Crowd Pleasers)
Stacey Milner
Director, Cultural Center
Mar 21 2018 - 11:30am

The Black Student Alliance will host its Heritage Ball, March 31st at 8:30pm in the Magnolia Ballroom.  

Recognition will be given to student peers who have made great contributions to our organization and to advocating for underrepresented students and students of color. We will also crown our first Heritage Ball King & Queen.

Attire for the event is formal.  This event is free, but you must have a ticket to get in.  

Contact any BSA Member to get a ticket or email

Erin Malone
BSA Vice President
Mar 21 2018 - 9:26am

We invite the campus to a discussion and talk around, "The Black Perspective." Our speaker for the evening is TED-Talks and Iheart Radio Personality Mahogany Bowers.  

Join us as Mahogany dives into the narrative around understanding the lens and experiences that form the black perspective.  

Monday, March 26th at 6pm in The HUB @Blackbridge Hall.

Stacey Milner
Director, Cultural Center
Mar 20 2018 - 8:59am

Do you manage a campus affiliated social media account on campus and need help coming up with new ideas? Try coming to the monthly Social Media Council meeting. During this meeting, we discuss events going on around campus and new strategies and techniques to help you grow campus affiliated social media accounts. Our next meeting is on Thursday, March 29 at 2p.m. Email for more details.

Joshua Smith
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