Science Education Center

Announcement    Friday, January 20, 2023
Unfortunately, the weather does not seem to be cooperating with us! Due to cloud cover and the possibility of rain, we are rescheduling our Sky Viewing Events for this weekend. New Events: 1. Friday, JAN 20 7:30-9:00 pm - Planetarium Movies (shows run every 35-40 minutes) Planetarium is located inside the Natural History Museum on the 1st floor of Herty Hall. 2. Monday, JAN 23 6:00-9:00 pm - Sky Viewing on GCSU Front Campus Lawn! Using multiple telescopes we will view the Moon and...
Event    Monday, January 23, 2023
Unfortunately, the weather does not seem to be cooperating with us! Due to cloud cover and the possibility of rain, we are rescheduling our Sky Viewing Events for this weekend. New Events: 1. Friday, JAN 20 7:30-9:00 pm - Planetarium Movies (shows run every 35-40 minutes) Planetarium is located inside the Natural History Museum on the 1st floor of Herty Hall. 2. Monday, JAN 23 6:00-9:00 pm - Sky Viewing on GCSU Front Campus Lawn! Using multiple telescopes we will view the Moon and...
Announcement    Friday, January 13, 2023
Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is throwing a free, two-night Sky Party for the public to introduce NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and its golden honeycomb mirrors. The events will give people the chance to see planets and stars closeup. “Kids in this area don’t have the same opportunities that kids in big cities have,” said Dr. Catrena Lisse, director of Georgia College’s Science Education Center. “Kids in big cities can take field trips to massive observatories, but...
Event    Saturday, January 21, 2023
Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is throwing a free, two-night Sky Party for the public to introduce NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and its golden honeycomb mirrors. The events will give people the chance to see planets and stars closeup. “Kids in this area don’t have the same opportunities that kids in big cities have,” said Dr. Catrena Lisse, director of Georgia College’s Science Education Center. “Kids in big cities can take field trips to massive observatories, but...
Announcement    Wednesday, September 28, 2022
In celebration of National Forensics Science Week, the Georgia College & State University (GCSU) Science Education Center and forensic chemistry program invites campus and community to help solve the crime of the semester: “Who Kidnapped Thunder?” Become a forensic crime scene detective and use scientific evidence at five lab stations to crack this ‘whodunnit’ case—involving the university’s beloved Bobcat mascot, Thunder. Come see how the experts do it in real life! From 5 to 8 p.m...
Event    Wednesday, September 28, 2022
In celebration of National Forensics Science Week, the Georgia College & State University (GCSU) Science Education Center and forensic chemistry program invites campus and community to help solve the crime of the semester: “Who Kidnapped Thunder?” Become a forensic crime scene detective and use scientific evidence at five lab stations to crack this ‘whodunnit’ case—involving the university’s beloved Bobcat mascot, Thunder. Come see how the experts do it in real life! From 5 to 8 p.m...
Announcement    Thursday, August 25, 2022
Looking for something to do on Saturday? Join the Science Education Center on Saturday, August 27th from 10:00 am until noon in front of the new Integrated Science Center for a 'STEMing' good time! "STEMing into the Community" is an initiative the center started in 2015 to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to the local community.  Director, Dr. Catrena Lisse will be joined by GC students volunteering at STEM booths and will be offering hands-on fun for...
Event    Saturday, August 27, 2022
Looking for something to do on Saturday? Join the Science Education Center on Saturday, August 27th from 10:00 am until noon in front of the new Integrated Science Center for a 'STEMing' good time! "STEMing into the Community" is an initiative the center started in 2015 to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) to the local community.  Director, Dr. Catrena Lisse will be joined by GC students volunteering at STEM booths and will be offering hands-on fun for...
Announcement    Monday, July 18, 2022
In this six-week Young Scientists Academy (YSA) program, academically motivated rising seniors conduct research under the guidance of a Georgia College faculty member and undergraduate mentors. These YSA Internship students tackle an individual research project and acquire valuable technical and analytical skills, culminating in data analysis and a YSA poster symposium. In some cases, YSA interns will submit their work to national science conferences like the American Chemical Society’s...