Fifty-two years after Star Trek first aired on television—space is still the final frontier. It continues to captivate audiences, young and old, through Georgia College’s largest on-going free public outreach program.
First in a series: Since implementation of Dr. Steve Dorman's Diversity Action Plan in 2013, improvements have been made to raise numbers of underrepresented faculty and students on campus. But administrators say there's more work to do.
Friendsgiving is an annual service event where strangers in the Georgia College community can come together, share a Thanksgiving meal and give back to a worthy cause
Students recently used berries, mud, water and wire-coiled plastic tubes with fishing bobbins to show first and second graders the power and eco-friendliness of renewable energy.
Georgia College athletics recently won the Peach Belt Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee Challenge Award. This award is given to one institution in the Peach Belt Conference every year based on several factors such as academics and community engagement.
Funding from the Department of Education’s Full Service Community Schools (FSCS) grant and in-kind contributions from partners, will help create a new initiative called Wraparound Baldwin (WB). The program goal is to increase services, literacy in K-2 students and parent engagement with the school system.
Longtime Georgia College staff member Rick Ruark received the Judy Wilder Lifetime Service Award from the University System of Georgia (USG) for his efforts in restoring and leading construction projects on campus.
It began as a vision of the Georgia College Administration. They wanted a gathering place for the university’s students, alumni, friends and community members. They also saw the need for a place to showcase the college’s milestones and the remarkable individuals who facilitated the growth of the university. That came to fruition Nov. 3, 2018.
Self-proclaimed sport fanatic Kayla Brockway joined the Georgia College volleyball team as a freshman. The now senior from Jacksonville, Florida, has played an important role on the team as the setter for her four-year career.
Lindsay Scholz graduated from Georgia College in 2013 and got her start in marketing through an internship in Atlanta. Now she owns her own agency in St. Louis.
Not only was Milledgeville the state capitol during Civil War days—over the centuries, it’s been home to some pretty interesting townsfolk: brothel owners, suspected witches, train robbers, murderers.
Two research studies at Georgia College highlight the importance of algae—a beautiful but virtually unknown organism vital for life on Earth and critical in evaluating the health of water systems.
Rev. Payton B. Cook and his wife Mary were instrumental in serving underrepresented Georgia College students and members of the community for more than 30 years. Although Payton and Mary are gone, their robust legacy lives on inspiring countless students and citizens through their good works.
Junior Madelyn Gore always knew she wanted to teach. From an early age, she spent hours in her mom’s elementary classroom lending a hand to set up each year and helping after she got out of school.
Take all the knowledge—gathered by a lifetime of barbecue obsession—and season it with ingenuity, storytelling, great photos and maps. Let the idea simmer to perfection a few years. Then add two history professors and a couple of communication students.
What do you get?
The state’s first and only barbecue website: “Georgia BBQ Trails.”
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