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Senior political science major starts nonprofit to help orphans in Romania

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.

Psychology and ROTC -- a perfect match for top cadet

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 in South Korea this summer

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.

Making children’s lives brighter: Georgia College psychology students teach empathy skills to preschoolers

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.

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