On an average Thursday in Miller Annex, the sounds of art students giving a printmaking demo are illuminated.
Jeanne Haslam’s office door swings both ways—whether it’s a student entering her office for a quick mentoring session or it’s this Learning Center director circulating among tutoring sessions to ensure every student gets specialized attention—she is at the the heart of where academic success ignites.
First-year Bailey Kreinbrink is one of a group of GC1Y students who volunteer at the Baldwin Life Enrichment Center, a nonprofit that provides diverse programming for adults with intellectual disabilities in the local area.
More than 600 psychology students have trained with psychology professor Dr. Tsu-Ming Chiang over the years, changing the lives of about 1,000 children in Baldwin County. Students provide services at the Early Learning Center in Milledgeville, caring for children with a range of behavioral or emotional issues.
Watching movies as a child, Jeremy Colwell noticed there weren’t super heroes in real life. But, if he grew up to be an actor, he’d get paid to be one.
Acting also didn’t deliver the same bruises as football. So, early in high school, he ditched the field for the stage and never looked back.
Helping students break their frustration of not being able to decipher the writing on the board at the front of the classroom, or detecting unforeseen learning disabilities in their early stages are only samples of what Georgia College seniors have accomplished. This past year, they conducted health screenings in Baldwin, Bibb, Jones, Putnam and Washington County schools checking up to 1,000 children and teens—ages 3 to 18—for vision, hearing, scoliosis and developmental disabilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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).
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