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National grant funds doctoral student scholarship

Kristin Corbin

For many, a career in the medical field is somewhat of a higher calling. Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Kristin Corbin shares that feeling, which is one reason why she decided to continue her nursing education.

“I know it sounds cliché, but I originally decided on nursing because I wanted to care for others,” said Corbin. “I knew my passion was in health promotion and helping others achieve optimal health.”

Study abroad trip focuses on service learning

Belize Study Abroad

A group of health science students will spend two weeks in the Central American country of Belize this summer.

The students will participate in service and community-based learning initiatives each day including health fairs working with an HIV/AIDS awareness group, volunteering to help build an orphanage and working with local high school coaches at a clinic.

First student in university history graduates with physics, chemistry and math majors

Matthew Hilliard

After the excitement of graduation day settles, many newly minted Georgia College alumni will inevitably begin the search for that perfect spot on the mantle to display their degree. For graduate Matthew Hilliard, that task might prove challenging. 

On Saturday, May 10, Hilliard was the first in Georgia College history to graduate with three majors in physics, chemistry and math. Triple majors are rare at the university, but degrees in these three areas of study together have never been achieved before.

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