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GC's first Boren Scholar to study Urdu in India

Jonathan Mangrum is Georgia College’s first David L. Boren Scholar—a prestigious award that will enable him to spend his fall 2018 semester learning Urdu in Lucknow, India. There the junior economics and political science major will gain a cultural perspective while staying with a host family, but first, he will develop his skills through intensive study of the language at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

May 2018: International experience opens doors for special education major

During her time at Georgia College, she volunteered, worked in her professional organization, the Council for Exceptional Children, and completed her yearlong student teaching stint at Gray Elementary in Jones County. She even took her educational experience to the next by studying abroad in Tanzania during the summer of 2017.

Breaking the gender gap—Georgia College engages women in IT field

Of the 51 seniors majoring in management information systems, only nine are female. Majoring in computer science are 24 graduating seniors with only three females. Those numbers don’t faze senior Chancelynn Ridley and junior Kali Kimball. These young women are making their mark in the technology field thanks in part to the education and opportunities they’ve found at Georgia College.

Georgia College students use wasps to locate tree-eating beetle

Entomology students have located a wasp – not previously detected in Milledgeville and not in the state of Georgia since the 1950s. The wasp’s favorite food is a beetle known for destroying millions of ash trees in the United States since 2002.

Undergraduate, graduate students provide medical care in Honduras

A group of 19 students and faculty members are taking part in a medical mission to Honduras. Packed in their suitcase are medical supplies from ointments to vitamins, examination tools to aspirin, blood pressure cuffs to suturing equipment and family health kits.

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