• Thursday, September 1, 2016

    • Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Stone Summit Atlanta Details:

      Every Thursday night, Outdoor Adventures goes climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta.

      Try out rock climbing for the evening with your friends every Thursday night all semester!

      Instruction and training is included, and GGC provides limited transportation to and from Stone Summit free to GGC students.

      Learn more: https://getinvolved.ggc.edu/organization/OAR/events

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 7, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Becoming an active reader Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Learn strategies and methods for actively engaging you in the reading process. These tools will help you analyze, evaluate and apply what has been read. As a result your reading skill will improve significantly.

       
       
  • Thursday, September 8, 2016

    • Freedom Day Time: 7:30a - 5:00p Location: Off Campus (provide address in event description) Details:

      Get a free dental cleaning if you're a GGC veteran.

      Suwanee Family Dentistry is offering a free dental cleaning and limited restorative care to veterans and their immediate family members.

      Cleanings are by appointment only, so please call 678.714.2380 by Aug. 15 and tell them you're a veteran.

      You will need to bring proof of veteran status at the time of your appointment.

      Suwanee Family Dentistry is located at 2566 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee, GA.

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: Time Management Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Are you puzzled where all of your time goes? Academic success depends on effective time management. This workshop will help you identify time wasters, learn how to manage your time and manage your goals.

      Facilitated by Wendy Anderson

       
       
    • Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Stone Summit Atlanta Details:

      Every Thursday night, Outdoor Adventures goes climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta.

      Try out rock climbing for the evening with your friends every Thursday night all semester!

      Instruction and training is included, and GGC provides limited transportation to and from Stone Summit free to GGC students.

      Learn more: https://getinvolved.ggc.edu/organization/OAR/events

       
       
  • Saturday, September 10, 2016

    • Outdoor Adventures White Water Rafting Time: All Day Location: Wellness and Recreation Center, Building F Details:

          
      Come Whitewater Rafting and experience class II-IV rapids with Outdoor Adventures on the Ocoee River. 

      September 10th

      Cost includes:

      • Rafting equipment and guide
      • Transportation
      • Lunch

      Cost to the student is only $35.00

      A Mandatory Pre-Trip Meeting will be held at 2:30 pm on Thursday, September 8th.

      Payment can be made by Cash, Check, or Credit Card at Student Accounts in D-1147.  Bring proof of payment to the WRC from the Student Accounts office.

      Space is limited to the first 50 GGC Students to pay and fill out a waiver in the Outdoor Adventures Office, located in the WRC F-1101.

       Please contact Ian Rodgers at irodgers@ggc.edu with any questions.

       
       
  • Monday, September 12, 2016

    • Active Threat Class Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      The class is designed to provide guidance to the campus community about what students and staff should do if faced with an active threat. This civilian response to an active threat event course is built on the “Plan, Prepare, React” strategy and will provide information on how to respond to an active threat incident. The course is open to students, staff and their families. Presented by GGC Police and Office of Emergency Management.

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: Time Management in the Digital Age Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      The Time Management in Digital Age workshop is offered to help students manage their time more effectively in today’s wired world. The one-hour workshop offers students information on free apps and digital programs to manage their time more efficiently, strategies to avoid procrastination and overcome information overload, and examples to prioritize and de-clutter.

      Facilitated by Wendy Anderson and Camelia Rubalcada

       
       
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016

    • GGC Constitution Week: Change how we pick presidents? Time: 10:00a - 11:00a Location: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      Come debate if we should change how we pick presidents. Debating will be GGC faculty members: Dovile Budryte, Mazin Tadros and Michael Lewkowicz.

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: Forming Study Groups Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      The Forming Study Groups workshop is designed to teach you how to form effective study groups. It will show you how to create logs and a charter to monitor your meetings. By using these tools you should acquire new perspectives, learn faster and avoid procrastination.

      Facilitated by Denise Daniels

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Eating the Elephant – How to Start the Essay Writing Process Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Starting an essay can be a daunting task. This workshop helps you digest the writing process and makes writing an essay of any length manageable.

      Facilitated by Renee Thompson

       
       
    • Campus Preparedness and Safety Fair Time: 11:00a - 1:00p Location: Building B Lawn Details:

      Put out a real fire, watch the JAWS OF LIFE take apart a car, and learn how to handle any emergency at the annual Preparedness and Safety Fair.

      The fair will run from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sept. 14 in front of Building B.

      We'll have demonstrations, emergency techniques you should know, hands-on activities and much more to help you get the knowledge you need to survive, help and conquer most any emergency.

      See you Wednesday! The Westminster Chimes will sound from the top of Building C at noon Wednesday, Sept. 14. This is a test (only a test) of our outdoor notification siren.

       
       
    • GGC Constitution Week: GGC Professors Amending the Constitution Time: 9:30p - 11:00p Location: Building A - 1740 Details:

      GGC professors discuss ideas to amend the constitution. Participating faculty include Ellen Rafshoon ("Protecting Womens' Reproductive Rights"), Amir Azarvan ("A True Democracy: National Referenda"), Laurel Holland ("Requiring a Year of National Civil Service") and Nicole Ribianszky ("Amending Laws on Banned Substances").

       
       
  • Thursday, September 15, 2016

    • GGC Constitution Week: Debating the 26th Amendment: Voting Age Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building B - 1600 Details:

      Richard Rawls, Michael Gagnon and two students debate if the voting age should change.

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: SMART Goal Setting Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      The SMART Goal Setting workshop is offered to help students create and execute effective academic goals. Students will learn what short-term, mid-term and long-term goals are and how they relate to each other. Students will identify one academic goal they want to achieve this semester and learn how to make it happen using the SMART goal formula.

      Facilitated by Cara Kelly

       
       
    • Convocation Time: 2:00p - 3:30p Location: GGC Student Center -LVIS Details:

      Convocation at GGC is a celebration of the Vision and Mission of the institution itself — and of all of the students, faculty, and staff who embody and fulfill the values of Georgia Gwinnett College. The ceremony, the pre-events, and the Creativity Showcase all reflect the identity of GGC.

      (Seating ends at 1:45 p.m.)

      Those honor students who were on the President's List have been sent special invitations, along with GGC Honors Programs Students and the officers and members of the academic honor societies. These groups of students will be recognized at this year's Convocation. All other students at Georgia Gwinnett are invited also. At this time, all new faculty will be recognized; and all faculty members are expected to attend and wear full regalia.

      • 2:00-3:15 p.m. Ceremony (Please Note: seating ends at 1:45 p.m.)
      • Welcome: Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs/Provost
      • President's Remarks
      • GGC Outstanding Teaching Award Recipient, 2015-2016
      • Presentation of GGC Students, Faculty and Staff Awards
      • Announcement of Faculty Promotions
       
       
    • Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Stone Summit Atlanta Details:

      Every Thursday night, Outdoor Adventures goes climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta.

      Try out rock climbing for the evening with your friends every Thursday night all semester!

      Instruction and training is included, and GGC provides limited transportation to and from Stone Summit free to GGC students.

      Learn more: https://getinvolved.ggc.edu/organization/OAR/events

       
       
  • Friday, September 16, 2016

    • Daniel J. Kaufman Library & Learning Center Dedication Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Library & Learning Center, Building L Details:

      Join us for the dedication of the Daniel J. Kaufman Library & Learning Center on the first floor of the library.

      On Sept. 16, 2016, GGC will officially dedicate the library in the name of its charter president, Dr. Daniel J. Kaufman.

      The dedication will take place at 2 p.m. The library will be closed for the day.

       
       
  • Monday, September 19, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Coping with Stress Effectively Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      The Coping with Stress Effectively workshop is offered to help students manage and reduce stress. Students will explore the importance of learning how to cope with stress in a healthy and fun way. Students will obtain skills to identify internal and external triggers, strategies to eliminate unnecessary stress, and examples to have the energy to handle stress.

      Facilitated by Camelia Rubalcada and Cara Kelly

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: Dissecting Your Writing Assignment Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Is understanding your writing prompt like reading a foreign language? This workshop helps you to understand the key elements and phrases in a writing assignment, which helps you unlock the mystery of what your professor really wants you to write about.

      Facilitated by Rebecca Dix

       
       
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Motivation for Student Success Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Student motivation is an important aspect of student success and influences many of the decisions you make while attending college. Learn the elements of goal setting and goal orientation needed to achieve student success.

      Facilitated by Charmaine Troy

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Note-taking Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Learning how to take notes effectively will greatly help you retain, study and review  information from different classes. In this workshop, we will go over what to do before, during and after taking notes in class and introduce different note-taking methods in order to be successful in your academic performance.

      Facilitated by Nancy Ciudad-Simmons

       
       
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Study Skills and Test-taking Strategies Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Why are study skills important? This workshop will discuss the importance of establishing study skills and provide you with tips for test taking.

      Facilitated by Charmaine Troy

       
       
    • Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Stone Summit Atlanta Details:

      Every Thursday night, Outdoor Adventures goes climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta.

      Try out rock climbing for the evening with your friends every Thursday night all semester!

      Instruction and training is included, and GGC provides limited transportation to and from Stone Summit free to GGC students.

      Learn more: https://getinvolved.ggc.edu/organization/OAR/events

       
       
  • Monday, September 26, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: General Organization for an Essay Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Just like having navigation in your car, this workshop shows you how to develop GPS navigation for your essay. Don’t waste time and gas aimlessly writing your essay. Instead learn the organization you need to drive your writing process.

      Facilitated by Renee Thompson

       
       
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Begin with the End in Mind Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      This workshop is based on the concept of "vision + action = reality" and will help you create your own visual experience toward making the impossible possible.  Uncover the power that is within you to turn your goals into realities.

      Facilitated by Charlene Fletcher

       
       
    • District Environmental Epidemiologist to present about Zika Virus Time: 3:30p - 5:00p Location: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      Brittany Cantrell Carter, MPH, an Environmental Epidemiologist, will be presenting information about the Zika virus.

      She will also conduct an experiential learning activity which will illustrate some of the processes epidemiologists use when there is a health-related outbreak.

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    • AEC Workshop: Study Skills for Success Time: 11:00a - 12:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      This workshop will give an overview of the study preparation process and provide tips on how to study.

      Facilitated by Diana Rowe

       
       
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016

    • Active Threat Class Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      The class is designed to provide guidance to the campus community about what students and staff should do if faced with an active threat. This civilian response to an active threat event course is built on the “Plan, Prepare, React” strategy and will provide information on how to respond to an active threat incident. The course is open to students, staff and their families. Presented by GGC Police and Office of Emergency Management.

       
       
    • AEC Workshop: Knowing Your Learning Style Time: 2:00p - 3:00p Location: Building C, G-360 Details:

      Fasten your seat belts, your learning style is about to take flight. This workshop will help you discover your personal learning style. Come explore how identifying your learning style may benefit you inside the classroom.

      Facilitated by Wendy Anderson

       
       
    • Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00p - 9:00p Location: Stone Summit Atlanta Details:

      Every Thursday night, Outdoor Adventures goes climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta.

      Try out rock climbing for the evening with your friends every Thursday night all semester!

      Instruction and training is included, and GGC provides limited transportation to and from Stone Summit free to GGC students.

      Learn more: https://getinvolved.ggc.edu/organization/OAR/events

       
       
  • Friday, September 30, 2016

    • Compliance Make-up Day Time: 8:00a - 3:00p Location: Campus-wide Details:

      GGC will host its Compliance Day Make-Up Session on Friday, Sept.30, 2016. Attendance is mandatory for any employee who did not attend the August 5th Compliance Day. Let us use this opportunity to strengthen the Grizzly Team for the year while minimizing mandatory training interruptions. 

      As you know, there are several training courses required of staff and faculty as outlined in BoR and GGC policy. Policy compliance is critical for our daily operations. Given new federal requirements and policy changes, it has become increasingly important that we all understand our role in supporting compliance. Mandatory annual training serves as a refresher of our responsibilities associated with employment through the University System of Georgia. 

      The time allotted will allow all faculty and staff to attend and complete the annual training courses required for GGC/USG employees. Schedules and locations for the courses will be provided. Participation is mandatory for all full-time and part-time faculty and staff. 

      If you have any questions, please see your Manager or Dean. More information on schedules and administrative details will follow.

      View the schedules in MyGGC.