Class of 2022: Psychology major aims to help women with eating disorders
Senior Matthew Hood likes big ideas. He keeps notebooks chock-full of poetry he scratches down, along with possible inventions just waiting to be brought into reality. All that’s missing is Hood's spark of innovation.
“I can finally show the world I was that kid in the movie, and now I’m grown up, and I’m ready to tackle these issues through my art and get people talking.” — Tanvi Lonkar
Visiting orphans in Romania left senior MacKenzie Roux broken and angry.
So she started a summer camp for children in distress – becoming the second Georgia College student to start a nonprofit this year.
Little did honors senior Lauren Hovey know – when she researched personality traits in Dr. Diana Young's cognitive science lab last year – she was studying a rarity: someone who tolerates stress and meets challenges with creative problem-solving. The plane-jumping, ROTC battalion commander was learning about herself.
Three Georgia College students are visiting the rolling green hills of South Korea this summer – where Buddhist statues, cherry trees and quaint fishing villages dot the countryside.
But their experiences there will be vastly different.
More than 600 psychology students have trained with psychology professor Dr. Tsu-Ming Chiang over the years, changing the lives of about 1,000 children in Baldwin County. Students provide services at the Early Learning Center in Milledgeville, caring for children with a range of behavioral or emotional issues.
Graduating senior Jonathan Garcia’s life has transformed over the last several years. Through his experiences at Georgia College, he's grown into a thoughtful leader and social justice fighter.
Senior Rachael Waldrop found big opportunities at Georgia College, where she developed a passion for understanding the human psyche.
After spending most of his life as a strong runner, Silliman knew right off the bat that this was an opportunity he couldn’t pass up.