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Announcement    Friday, September 18, 2020
Dear Bobcats, Thank you for your continued vigilance in wearing your face masks and practicing social distancing. I am encouraged by the testing results that we have seen over the last week, which tells me that many of you are doing the things needed to protect your health and the health of others. Your dedication is not only helping to keep us healthy, but is also keeping us together as a campus community this semester. Thank you! As we continue forward in the semester, please continue...
Announcement    Thursday, August 27, 2020
Dear Bobcats: As we approach the weekend, I want to encourage you to please be safe. Please avoid large gatherings and parties. Wear your face mask when you leave your residence. Practice social distancing at all times. Please be safe! Dr. Steve Dorman President of Georgia College
Announcement    Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Dear Bobcats, As we begin a new week, I want to thank those students who are wearing their face coverings and practicing social distancing on campus. Let’s stay disciplined and continue to do this consistently and diligently. The same discipline must be applied off campus. It is extremely important. I am asking everyone to adapt your personal activities and refrain from attending house parties and large off-campus gatherings.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 increases at large...
Announcement    Monday, August 17, 2020
Dear Bobcats, It was a pleasure to welcome back students and the entire campus community this past week for our fall semester.  As we concluded this first week of the academic semester, we reported on our COVID-19 tracking website that some of our students have tested positive for COVID-19.   Please know that we continue to do all that we can through our preparation and mitigation efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. And, I encourage all of us to remain vigilant and...
Announcement    Thursday, August 6, 2020
Dear Georgia College Faculty, I want to welcome you all back to campus and thank you for your continued service during these difficult times. Our Welcome Back Faculty event will take place virtually this year. The following link includes a video presentation that you can watch at your convenience. In addition, several Q&A video sessions will be scheduled for each college soon after the fall semester begins.  I look forward to those conversations. Until then, please know that I greatly...
Announcement    Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Dear GC Colleagues: Yesterday, we received updated guidance from the USG system office regarding required use of face masks on USG campuses, as well as amended guidance regarding employees who are considered at risk. The revisions below are the result of recent updates to the guidance that the CDC has issued regarding COVID-19:   Use of Face Coverings: Effective July 15, 2020, all USG institutions will require all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to wear an appropriate face...
Announcement    Thursday, July 2, 2020
Dear GC Colleagues, The legislative session has come to an end and we now have a clearer picture of our budget for FY 2021. I am writing this letter to inform you how we will account for the current budget reductions. The University System of Georgia (USG) was required to reduce institutional budgets to meet realized and projected state revenue declines.  The state funds operating budget recognized a decrease of 10.8% over FY 2020.  Reductions were allocated across all institutions...
Announcement    Wednesday, June 10, 2020
The health and safety of Georgia College students, faculty, and staff is of the utmost concern for the university. Out of an abundance of caution, and due to continued concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia College will amend the fall semester academic calendar. Fall classes will begin Wednesday, Aug. 12, instead of the originally scheduled date of Monday, August 17. Fall break, originally set for Oct. 12-13, has been removed from the calendar.  The last day of classes will...
Announcement    Thursday, May 7, 2020
Georgia College Colleagues, I would like to share a video message with each of you. The link can be viewed here, and a written transcript of the video is below. ________ I want to take this opportunity at the close of this Spring semester to thank you all for remaining steadfast and supportive as we transitioned to an online learning environment. We have all had to adapt in different ways through online teaching and working remotely.  I am grateful for the way everyone transitioned...
Announcement    Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Dear Georgia College Colleagues: I hope that all of you are doing well and staying safe during this ongoing pandemic.  Like many of you, I am closely following the news for updates on the situation and am eagerly waiting for improved public health conditions.  I have also been in touch with our colleagues at the University System of Georgia (USG) and we are in the early stages of planning for an eventual reopening of our campuses. Although we anticipate an eventual resumption of...