College of Business

Announcement    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
This semester the Georgia College Elevator Pitch Competition went virtual. For this, the 15th semester, students from Principles of Marketing, IS/CS Career Preparation, Professional Selling, Sales, Management, and Strategic Marketing participated in the competition. Drs. Renée Fontenot, Joanne Schwartz, Mary Rickard, Tanya Goette, Ms. Kendra Evans, and Mr. Ron Smith prepared students through best practices for developing and giving pitches, résumé reviews, professional presentations,...
Event    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The College of Business Diversity Series and LGBTQ+ Programs Present: Equality and Access – The Importance and Complexity of Transgender and Intersex Inclusion in Sports October 21st 3:30 p.m. Zoom: https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/94320669575?pwd=VHZzOEI2L3Bsck1sakpPM2FoMW1UQT09   Joanna Harper, an internationally-respected researcher, medical physicist, and consultant on issues regarding gender and athletic performance, will discuss issues related to transgender and intersex athletes. At...
Announcement    Friday, September 25, 2020
Georgia College works hard to foster a culture of philanthropy on campus. We believe that philanthropy is rooted in giving time, money, experience, or talent to help create a better GC family. It begins when students are engaged in the classroom and builds throughout their undergrad years.  When our students graduate or continue with post grad studies, we hope they have been impacted by the positive philanthropic effect of those who invested in their learning experience.  Whether...
Announcement    Wednesday, September 23, 2020
The IS& CS department sponsored 8 students and a faculty member to attend the virtual ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, September 16 -18. This conference promotes diversity and connects traditionally underrepresented students, faculty, researchers, and professionals in computing from all backgrounds and abilities. Students logged in to hear keynote presentations, participate in resume clinics, attend technical workshops, and chat with potential employers in...
Announcement    Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Senior management major Thomas McHugh spent some time last week on the Atkinson porch discussing his decision to attend Georgia College and his experience juggling a business major with the requirements of his Army ROTC commitment. Originally from Tucker, Georgia, Thomas knew he wanted to go to college in-state. He narrowed his choices to Georgia College and Georgia Southern.  His campus tour highlighted the classic liberal arts education experience available at Georgia College. ...
Announcement    Thursday, September 10, 2020
The ninth annual Georgia College GEICO Elevator Pitch Competition (EPC) is scheduled for early October.  The biannual event puts approximately 500 undergraduate business students in front of business professionals each semester to pitch themselves in one minute. The EPC prepares students for career fairs, networking events, and job interviews by helping them to focus on their skills, abilities and knowledge sets that will bring value to a future employer. Throughout the competition,...
Announcement    Thursday, August 27, 2020
Beginning in the fall of 2005 with only 28 students, Dr. Renée Fontenot wanted to create a hands-on experiential learning experience that would benefit her students and the community. She began creating partnerships with local not-for-profit organizations in which students in her Strategic Marketing class would create strategic marketing plans for these organizations put to use. Dr. Fontenot chooses not-for-profit organizations because they can prove to be challenging for the students...
Announcement    Thursday, April 30, 2020
The College of Business is proud to announce the students selected by their department faculty as the Outstanding Major for each department. From these students, the Outstanding College of Business student is selected by a committee of faculty members representing each department. You can learn more about each outstanding student and their accomplishments while at Georgia College in the attached profiles.  Please join us in congratulating:  Outstanding Accounting Major:  Scott...
Announcement    Friday, March 6, 2020
Georgia College programming team placed first among small universities (junior division) at the Mercer University Spring Programming competition. The junior division consists of students who have completed less than two semesters of computer science coursework. The programing team members included: (pictured L to R) Emma Lancaster, Timothy Tuininga, and Zeenal Prajapati. Additionally, Haaris Collier, Ethan Crassweller, Cameron Gonzalez, Anagha Ramakrishnan, Emory Lindsey, and Justin...