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Middle grades education students use iPads to teach and learn
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019

All 16 of the fall 2018 juniors entering the middle grades education program received iPads, which they use as a learning aid in their education and a resource to help educate their students.

Award winners acknowledge importance of writing
Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019

Seven finalists were recognized for their creative writing during the Margaret Harvin Wilson Writing Awards ceremony held March 14 at Georgia College. The top written works were selected from 76 entries during the celebration of writing excellence. The top finalists—awarded $1,000 each—are sophomore Mallory Wheeler of Talking Rock, Georgia, and junior Madeline Ender of Cumming, Georgia.

Diversity: Expanding curriculum, ideas and thought
Monday, Mar. 18, 2019

In 2012, a small department in the College of Arts and Sciences was born.

In six short years, it not only increased 80 percent—from five professors to nine—it’s been dubbed “the most diverse philosophy department in the nation.”

University history course sharpens research skills, shapes perspectives
Monday, Mar. 11, 2019

History comes to life this spring as students take a new section of GC1Y highlighting the changes and development of the university.

 

Diversity: Chavonda Mills stays to make an impact
Monday, Feb. 25, 2019

It’s a challenge to recruit outstanding faculty. Doubly so, when trying to attract a more-diverse teaching population.

When it comes to keeping underrepresented faculty, it gets even harder.

Georgia College rhetoric students use hands and voice to help the hungry
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019

Every Monday and Tuesday, Georgia College rhetoric students can be found at Milledgeville’s only soup kitchen—peeling potatoes, chopping onions and shredding meats. They set tables, serve meals to the less fortunate, wash dishes and haul out garbage.

Then they use what they've observed and learned to write a great speech—putting their rhetoric to work, educating others about food insecurities of the poor.

Georgia College graduate seeks to raise awareness of fatal bacteria— after devastating Puerto Rico hurricanes
Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

Although scenes of devastation from the 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico are no longer on the news—one Georgia College graduate student and Puerto Rican native is still working to find out why residents there got sick and why some died.

Local children’s hospital honors tenacity, passion of GC Miracle
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

When senior Sarah Penoyer was making her decision on what college to pursue, the McIntosh High School student knew she wanted to dedicate her time to a service organization. 

Georgia College business students explore advertising through Super Bowl commercials
Monday, Feb. 11, 2019

Students in Kim Roush’s Marketing, Advertising and Communications courses took to Twitter to analyze this year’s Super Bowl ads and connect them with the theories they’re learning in class this semester.

Hannah is tending to a lemur
Under 30: Hannah Warner
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

After receiving a biology degree from Georgia College, Hannah Warner went on to pursue a career taking care of state parks, wildlife, and other protected natural resources.

Georgia College students help homeschoolers Adopt-A-Stream
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

Thanks to new programming at Georgia College, 19 homeschoolers are becoming state certified to monitor the health of two streams in Milledgeville. And they're learning a lot of science along the way.

Ask Thunder uses artificial intelligence to provide quick access to information
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

Got a question about dining hours? Want to find out when the next basketball game takes place? Just Ask Thunder. It’s designed to point you directly to the information without having to search the entire website.

Alumni take leading roles at the state level
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019

 Several Georgia College alumni just took their leadership skills and knowledge to the next level serving on the Gov. Brian Kemp’s senior staff and transition team. 

Diversity: College of Arts and Sciences makes a difference with difference
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

As the largest division on campus, the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) makes diversity a priority. And the results are remarkable.

December 2018: Senior aspires to become physical therapist
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018

Andie McGregor

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