For Eve Wise, the decision to attend Georgia College was an easy one. The freshman from Johns Creek, Ga., who is one of the high academic achievers based on GPA and test scores in the incoming class, came to the university to pursue music therapy.
More than 2,000 students moved into the residence halls, bringing both new students and upper classmen to campus just ahead of the start the fall semester.
Incoming freshmen Jessica Chatman and Marissa Gowen will begin their first semester of college as education majors. Along with a shared major, the two also share a passion for working with children.
Incoming freshman, Jai Fitzgerald has her sights set on the stars. She took part in the July 18 orientation at Georgia College, where she plans on majoring in mass communication.
For some students, their journey to Georgia College can begin across several state lines. For incoming freshmen Georgia Clack and Jacqueline Tran, their particular journey began in Texas.
From exploring the engineering of 3D printing to investigating the science behind making pizza dough from scratch, local school students spent part of their summer learning about the possibilities of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through summer camps.
Searching for that perfect college fit can lead some high school seniors on a hunt around the country, but for some that hunt ends in their own backyard.
Kevin Morris arrived in Zagreb, Croatia on May 13 to begin his three-month-long internship with the International Trade Administration (ITA) branch of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
A student’s service-learning project as part of a class on campus will help school children in the Central American country of Costa Rica.
Dr. Christine Mutiti’s field botany summer course takes students from the urban sidewalks of the Oconee River Greenway, into the wooded areas where diverse plant life abounds.