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Beyond the classroom: GC Outdoor Center takes students on canoeing adventure
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

The Outdoor Center staff covered technical skills such as j-strokes, draws and sweeps to navigate in the canoes, the real purpose of the trip was to foster community.

Helping those who protect our freedoms—Business students raise money and awareness for homeless veterans
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017

Georgia College business ethics students have taken up the cause to help homeless veterans in Georgia by partnering with a new project called HomePortMaconGA, Inc. The project is turning a former hotel into a unique community-based housing environment for veterans.

Art Exhibit at Sallie Ellis Davis House
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017

“Exploring Race: A Student Exposition” – showcasing drawings, inks and ceramics by Georgia College students – is being called a “safe place” for students and community members to gather and discuss issues of race.

International student celebrates music achievement and friendships
Friday, Oct. 20, 2017

Known as the universal language, music has a way of spanning cultures and bringing people together. Senior Jan Serpan of the Czech Republic experienced that firsthand. The international student left his home in the Czech Republic two years ago for college, and since then, he’s honed his craft and found home at Georgia College.

Students start new group to help refugees feel at home in U.S.
Monday, Oct. 16, 2017

“Seek Refuge,” a new student organization at Georgia College, helps refugees adjust to life in the United States. The club’s email list has burgeoned in a few short months to more than 100 students interested in helping those who’ve lost everything fleeing war, violence and persecution.

Psychology and ROTC -- a perfect match for top cadet
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Little did honors senior Lauren Hovey know – when she researched personality traits in Dr. Diana Young's cognitive science lab last year – she was studying a rarity: someone who tolerates stress and meets challenges with creative problem-solving. The plane-jumping, ROTC battalion commander was learning about herself.

Georgia College students use wasps to locate tree-eating beetle
Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Entomology students have located a wasp – not previously detected in Milledgeville and not in the state of Georgia since the 1950s. The wasp’s favorite food is a beetle known for destroying millions of ash trees in the United States since 2002.

Students tour farms across Georgia to understand link between sociology, food
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

Professor Dr. Sandra Godwin teaches the unique course Sociology of Food, where she challenges students to think about the complexities that go into the creation and distribution of the food that ends up on their plates.

The angel after the storm
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

For most people, the last place they’d want to be is in the southwest corner of Florida, just above the everglades—one of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Irma. But, for Sean McAleer, ’16, and his team of six, it’s right where they need to be. Their work involves assisting victims, who lost their homes and more due to this disaster.

Millipedes in Milledgeville: A way to understanding global change in ecosystems
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017

A Georgia College professor is using the under-studied arthropod to see if the world’s changing environment affects this fascinating multi-legged cousin to bugs.

The answer could act as a sign that Georgia forests are losing millipedes and, thus, their No. 1 soldier in ‘waste management.

Weathering the storm: Georgia College works to prepare, protect and clean up after Irma
Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017

Thanks to the response from staff across campus during the closure, students staying on campus were taken care of and clean up was smooth and seamless. By the time, students and employees returned Thursday, Sept. 14, they could hardly tell a major storm had just blown through.

Free multi-touch, digital textbook on Georgia’s State Parks published by Georgia College professor, students
Thursday, Sep. 14, 2017

The book contains numerous videos as well as photographs that highlight the unique and fascinating science and history for educators throughout the state.

Making the library come alive
Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

If you stroll through Ina Dillard Russell Library, you’ll notice exhibits bursting with crisp contrasts of color that make them pop. As the facilities manager of the library, chances are that Evan Leavitt’s personal touches had a hand in those displays that draw you in, especially the new Russell Auditorium exhibit going up now outside Special Collections on the second floor. It highlights some famous individuals, who have performed there.

Student's passion for physics takes him around the world
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

When Inseong Lee, from the southeastern coast of the Korean Peninsula, decided to attend college, he had no idea that he would end up half way around the world. However, Lee’s university search revealed that Georgia College had what he needed to pursue a career in physics and pre-engineering.

Georgia College hosts USG Women in IT meeting
Monday, Jul. 31, 2017

A conversation that started among Chief Information Officers (CIO’s) in the University System of Georgia (USG) a few years back has turned into a ground-breaking collaborative initiative to expand the role of women in information technology (IT).

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