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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.

Students intern for Georgia representatives as part of the GC in DC program

Three GC in DC program interns take some time to catch up with with Dr. Costas Spirou (far right) and President Dr. Steve Dorman (second left).

Created by Government and Sociology Chair Dr. Costas Spirou, the GC in DC program places students in a wide range of internships in Washington, D.C including the House of Representatives, Senate, White House and the Council of Foreign Relations.

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