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To train a brain: scholar brings cognitive research to campus, community
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Dr. Eduardo Mercado knows Milledgeville. The current Martha Daniel Newell Visiting Scholar spent the first 20 years of his life as a native, attending Baldwin County High School, going on to study computer science at Georgia College and eventually leaving to pursuing his degree at Georgia Tech.

Lord of the Beetles: Bad bug just miles away / Georgia College professor and students battle tree-eating beetle
Monday, Feb. 13, 2017

A shiny jewel-colored beetle that’s killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in the United States is heading this way. And Georgia College is taking the lead on finding a solution.

Georgia College Honors student maps roads in Tanzania
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

Roads in the small, Tanzanian village become dust bowls in the dry season and swimmable in the wet. No one has cars. Potholes are everywhere. Cement slabs under houses don’t keep the water out. One Georgia College Honors student is doing something about it.  


Georgia College biology students make unique discoveries
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017

Three biology students at Georgia College have discovered new bacteriophages – tiny viruses that attack and contaminate bacteria. Two findings could someday lead to treatments for tuberculosis and a rare infection in patients with long-term catheters. 

Art serves as gateway to world cultures for local school students
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

First-year, pre-education major Jasia Clark charges a group of Eagle Ridge Elementary students with an important question: if you could change the world, what would you change? 

At home on the court and at Georgia College
Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

At 6’ 7” first-year student Kohl Roberts towers above most his classmates and competitors. In fact, the athletics department had to order heavier dumb bells for his workouts in the weight room on campus.

Faculty profile: Living the lecture of law
Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Although Matt Roessing is now an assistant professor in the College of Business teaching law and ethics, he’s actually lived what he teaches. He served as an attorney in commercial litigation and international trade law in Washington, D.C.

Georgia College reaps four semi-finalists for Fulbright Scholarship
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Georgia College has produced four semi-finalists for U.S. Fulbright Scholarships – an impressive feat for a university its size. The renowned, worldwide exchange program gives students and graduates the opportunity to study, teach or conduct advanced research in over 140 countries. 

Georgia College students apprise local teens about online risks
Monday, Dec. 19, 2016

Baldwin County’s Creekside Elementary fourth and fifth-grade students explored the dangers of cyberbullying and other scenarios thanks to a partnership with Georgia College’s Women in Technology (WIT) and the Association of Information Systems (AIS). 

Georgia College graduates win Teacher of the Year in five local counties
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016

Georgia College education graduates are making their mark on local schools – winning Teacher of the Year in Baldwin, Bibb, Jones, Putnam and Wilkinson Counties. All six finalists in Baldwin were Bobcats, along with a finalist in Bibb for assistant principal of the year.

Nutcracker director honored for 20th anniversary of “The Nutcracker”
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

In the minutes leading up to “The Nutracker’s” premiere 2016 performance Amelia Pelton, the production’s artistic director, is out among the seats of Russell Auditorium greeting audience members. She’s easy to spot in her festive red sequined jacket adorned with a glittering holiday wreath broach. What you can’t tell by the smile and twinkle in her eyes is that, just minutes before, she was putting out a thousand fires.

Students run anti-bullying program at local school
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016

On a December Monday afternoon at John Milledge Academy (JMA), the halls are relatively empty except for the nearly 20 Georgia College students patiently waiting for the final bell.

Two first-year Georgia College students help pull man from smoldering wreckage
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Two Georgia College students were commended last week by President Steve Dorman for acting quickly at an accident scene in November. John Merritt and William Giles helped pull a young driver to safety, after dousing his car with a fire extinguisher.

Digital media class explores stories, history of Central State Hospital
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

A mass communication class took the fall semester learning of stories surrounding Central State Hospital (CSH) from first-hand accounts of local community members with ties to the institution.

December 2016: Seniors provide health care to Honduras region
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Four graduating seniors spent two weeks during the fall semester traveling to small towns and remote regions of Honduras, providing health care to local communities. 

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