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Communication students make commercials for real clients
Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

When it comes to filming 30-second commercials—you have to be quick-witted, flexible and a creative problem solver.

Elevator Pitch competition brings lasting benefits for students
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

It’s high pressure, but the final round of the Elevator Pitch competition included the students who received the highest scores from an earlier round of the competition that started with nearly 500 students from the College of Business.

Student wins award at SEMAU conference: The epitome of what it means to ‘Think Independently. Lead Creatively.’
Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

You have to think fast and adapt quickly to changing situations to participate in the Southeastern Model of the African Union (SEMAU)—a realistic, three-day simulation that recreates the gathering of African heads-of-state. Students debate issues of critical importance and make decisions that could be adopted by real governments, impacting the lives of millions.

Diversity: ‘I am woman,’ see me lead
Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Some college and universities send one—but Georgia College has sent as many as three—female faculty to HERS (Higher Education Resource Services), an organization that holds leadership development institutes each year for women in higher education.

Nursing student receives Congressional Award for service and personal development
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

It started when she was just 13-years-old. Junior nursing major McKenna Yearick took on a challenge that few Americans have and now is recognized as one of the outstanding servant leaders in the nation.

History students confront dubious past of Brussels museum
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

Four history students are back from a grant-funded, eye-opening trip to Brussels, Belgium—where they visited a newly-renovated museum that’s reinterpreting its mishandling of the Congo.

New Provost Costas Spirou: Focus on Teacher-Scholar Model important for liberal arts education
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

Newly named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Costas Spirou is no stranger to the educational offerings and opportunities provided at Georgia College education. Spirou first joined Georgia College in January 2013 as the chair of the Department of Government and Sociology and a professor of sociology and public administration. In August 2015, Spirou became the senior associate provost for academic affairs and director of The Graduate School. 

Remembering Baldwin County veteran through new memorial at Georgia College
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

Close family members and friends of the late Staff Sergeant Alex French IV, gathered at Georgia College during a Veterans Day Ceremony. The university and Milledgeville community joined to pay their respects to the fallen soldier of Baldwin County with a new war memorial displaying his name.

Georgia College Jazz Band celebrates 50 years of Jammin’
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

Like the lyrics to John Hendrick’s song, “Everybody’s Boppin’”—when he sings of the Dixieland bands that kept jazz alive—Georgia College’s Jazz Band has done its part to keep the art form going and Milledgeville swinging for a generation.

Diversity: Gita Phelps doles out hope and tough-love
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

Dr. Gita Phelps is quick to praise her oldest sister, who broke barriers as the first black valedictorian at Peach County High School in Fort Valley. But when it comes to her own accolades—being the first female and first African-American to get a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Georgia (UGA)—she simply says, “That’s just normal. That’s in my family that we do our best.”

Georgia College grant aims to tackle sexual assault nurse examiner shortage
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019

On any given day, an estimated 20,000 phone calls come into domestic violence hotlines across the country, according to the National Network to End Domestic Violence. On top of that, 45 percent of female rape victims and 29 percent of male victims were raped by an intimate partner.

Mary Virginia Harrison sits on the couch in the Harrison House
The mysterious case of Mary Virginia Harrison
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019

The Harrison House is currently home to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, but some say the former resident might still make an appearance from time to time.

Future diplomat expands understanding of world politics at GC
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019

Hadyatulloi “Hadya,” Azimzoda of Tajikistan knows his career goal. He wants to become an ambassador. To set him up for success, the Tajikistan native is spending a semester at Georgia College working to broaden his knowledge and expand his understanding of world politics.

Honors Program graduate and wife to endow scholarship for honors students
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

Devlin Cooper, ’02, and his wife Ashley, both attorneys in Middle Georgia, are endowing a scholarship available for Honors students. The scholarship will give priority to Honors students studying economics or English or who are considering attending law school.

 

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