University Communications

Announcement    Thursday, January 26, 2023
Georgia College & State University student-athletes celebrated their academic success during a Tailgate Tour event with the men’s and women’s basketball teams Wednesday. The NCAA recently honored Georgia College with the Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence, recognizing the university’s superlative Academic Success Rate (ASR). The NCAA Division II Presidents’ Award is presented to all member schools earning an ASR of 90% or better. Georgia College posted a 94% ASR, tops among...
Announcement    Tuesday, January 24, 2023
In combination with the new Institution Online Resource Governance Policy, the Social Media Policy was updated last year with an effective date of January 1.  Here are a few highlights of the changes to the Social Media Policy:  Any new social media account will need to go through an approval process before the account is created.   Accounts must abide by Georgia College’s branding resources in order that Georgia College maintains a unified presence online.  Accounts must identify...
Event    Monday, February 6, 2023
To help identify online resources and train employees on the new inventory submission process required by the Institution Online Resource (IOR) Governance Policy, that went into effect on January 1, 2023, University Communications will host four drop-in, drop-out open office hour sessions to answer questions and to help with the submission process. We will hold open training sessions on:  February 6, 9-11am on Microsoft Teams: Click here to join the meeting  March 7, 11am-1pm on...
Announcement    Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Per USG request, Georgia College & State University has developed an Institution Online Resource (IOR) Governance policy. The policy went into effect January 1, 2023.  This policy requires all departments to submit an annual inventory of all online resources owned or controlled by the department, including, but not limited to, domains, social media, websites (both on and off campus hosted), and web and mobile apps. The inventory should not include non-public facing IT resources, personal...
Announcement    Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Please read below an important message from Chancellor Perdue to university presidents concerning the use of TikTok, Telegram and WeChat: Dear Presidents, Following Governor Kemp’s recent directive prohibiting the use of TikTok on Georgia-owned systems and devices, I would like to share more about how the University System of Georgia plans to move forward. We share the Governor’s concerns and understand similar concerns have caused several states to implement mandates blocking TikTok...
Announcement    Thursday, December 1, 2022
Georgia College & State University’s popular “Hanging of the Greens”—HOG as it’s affectionately nicknamed—started 15 years ago with a simple garland and wreaths on Front Campus buildings. During Hanging of the Greens, students, faculty, staff and community residents come together to decorate Front Campus. Former Vice President of Student Affairs, Dr. Bruce Harshbarger, started the tradition with a ceremony sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA). HOG is now a collaboration...
Announcement    Wednesday, November 16, 2022
In case you’ve been curious, some changes are afoot on Front Campus. The Bobcat Medallion is in the process of being refreshed with a new installation to withstand the foot traffic, events and ceremonies that make Front Campus such a valued part of our institution. The existing Bobcat Medallion is showing signs of wear and tear, with cracks forming throughout, especially around the Georgia College & State University lettering. A new medallion, with a more-robust construction is already...
Event    Monday, November 14, 2022
Georgia College & State University will honor the service of all members of the United States Military during a ceremony at 1 p.m., Monday, November 14.  This ceremony originally was scheduled for Friday, November 11, but was rescheduled due to the inclement weather from Tropical Depression Nicole.
Event    Monday, November 14, 2022
Georgia College & State University will honor the service of all members of the United States Military during a ceremony at 1 p.m., Monday, November 14.  This ceremony originally was scheduled for Friday, November 11, but was rescheduled due to the inclement weather from Tropical Depression Nicole.