A dozen elementary-aged children from the Harrisburg neighborhood in Milledgeville teamed up with student mentors from Assistant Professor Matt Forrest’s Community Outreach and Development art class to create a 30-page coloring book that will be displayed in June at Georgia College's Barnes and Noble bookstore.
Six Georgia College students and one faculty member were selected for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) with stipends through the National Science Foundation (NSF). This summer, they’ll participate in research for biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics at universities across the United States.
Under 30: Ashton Dreyer, Assistant Show Manager at Southern Shows
For the past eight years, Dr. Roger Coate has addressed Georgia College students with vivacity about public policy issues. As the Paul D. Coverdell professor of public policy at Georgia College and distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science and former director of the Richard L. Walker Institute of International Studies at the University of South Carolina, Coate has been enlightening students with his real-world experiences for more than three decades.
Under 30: James Bridgeforth, Third Grade Teacher at Brookhaven Innovation Academy
For most of May, 10 Georgia College sophomores, juniors and seniors traveled to Chile to job shadow professionals and leaders in academia, accounting, architecture, digital marketing, finance, real estate and tourism. Many of these individuals are the owners or presidents of their companies.
Krista Whatley spent her spring semester commanding the attention of third graders from Creekside Elementary with the games like “jacques a dit.”
Or as known in English, Simon Says.
Sixteen checked suitcases each filled with 50 pounds of medical supplies made the journey to the African nation of Tanzania. Inside them surgical gloves, IV equipment, heart monitors and more. All much needed equipment for a developing country in terms of their health care system.
Under 30: Chris Eby, Federal Judicial Law Clerk for the Northern District of Illinois
The bond between mother and daughter can be unshakable. Sometimes, that bond is given the chance to grow even stronger.
For Phyllis and Ceria Reeves, their opportunity came while they both pursued their bachelor’s in English together.
The final story in graduating M.F.A. student Michael McClelland’s debut short-story collection, “Gay Zoo Day”, gives readers an update of the Charles Dickens’ classic, “Oliver Twist.”
Psychology major Katlyn Bark has made the most of her college experience. She’s been named one of 12 valedictorians with a perfect 4.0 GPA, and now she has her sights set on her next goal—a career in disability advocacy.
Matthew Alexander Cline did pretty much everything in college. But, unless he tells you, an important distinguishing feature in his life would go unnoticed.
Cameron Arceneaux, Homecoming King and criminal justice major, can’t imagine his college experience without the Bridge Scholar's program.
Biology majors William Anda and Daniel Chung are glad they chose Georgia College, because of a unique premed experience they said can't be found anywhere else.
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