• Tuesday, January 1, 2019

    • Winter Holidays - GGC Closed Time: All Day Locations: Campus-wide Details:

      The GGC campus will be closed for the holidays December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019. 

       
       
  • Monday, January 7, 2019

  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019

  • Friday, January 11, 2019

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019

    • Outdoor Adventures Cataloochee Ski Trip Time: All Day Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Enjoy a fun-filled day of skiing and snowboarding with GGC Outdoor Adventures

      Student cost of $75 includes: 

      • Lift tickets for the day 
      • Equipment rental of either skis or snowboard
      • Beginner ski/snowboarding lesson
      • Lunch 
      • Dinner 
      • Transportation for the day
      • Ski bibs provided (limited sizing/quantity)


      Trip fee can be paid online. Space is limited to the first 21 participants to pay and fill out a waiver in the Outdoor Adventure Office, located in the WRC. If you have any questions, please email Ian Rodgers at irodgers@ggc.edu

       
       
  • Sunday, January 13, 2019

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019

    • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Building E Details:

      The Office of Student Involvement and the Student Center will host the annual Dr. Martin LutherKing, Jr. Celebration on January 17. Join us for a parade around GGC’s campus from 2:00pm-2:30pm. After the parade, the celebration continues in the Student Center-LVIS to enjoy music, spoken word, and canvas painting.

      All are encouraged to bring banners and/or other parade decoration to honor Dr. King. This banner can include:

      1. Quotes that relate to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
      2. Any inspirational or motivational quote
      3. Pictures

      Contact Samantha Lapier for more information.

       
       
    • Outdoor Adventures Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Join GGC Outdoor Adventures every Thursday night at Stone Summit in Atlanta for FREE indoor rock climbing. No experience is needed and all necessary equipment will be provided. Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center is located at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340.

       
       
  • Monday, January 21, 2019

    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm Locations: Campus-wide Details:

      All GGC campus offices will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

       
       
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    • Holistic Wellness Week Kick-off Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Building B Atrium Details:

      Stop by the GGC Wellness Matters table for free swag and learn more about finding the best shoe for your workout from Fleet Feet shoes. 

       
       
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019

    • Social Security and Your Retirement brunch and learn presented by Valic Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: Heritage Room, Kaufman Library Details:

      Getting smart about Social Security benefits can help you prepare for the retirement you envision. During this session, you'll learn:

      • How Social Security benefits affect retirement
      • Strategies to maximize your benefit
      • Ideas for setting up your retirement income

      Continental breakfast provided. Register to attend. 

      Offered in partnership with the Office of Payroll and Benefits 

       
       
    • Planning for Financial Security lunch and learn presented by Valic Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Heritage Room, Kaufman Library Details:

      Take control of your financial future. Discover the tools to create a financial strategy that can help you make sound financial choices throughout your life. This workshop presented by Valic provides the tools, information and resources you need to make planning simpler. 

      Box lunch provided. Register to attend. 

      Offered in partnership with the Office of Payroll and Benefits 

       
       
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019

    • LGBTQ Book Club Time: 2:00pm - 2:30pm Locations: Building W, 1153 Details:

      Join the LGBTQ book club and the Academic Enhancement Center this spring to discuss relevant books in a safe, welcoming environment. This semester, the group will discuss "Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit" by Jeanette Winterson. For more information, contact Thomas “Buddy” Shay.

       
       
    • Resume Lab Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Locations: Student Center, Room 2161 Details:

      Drop-in for an interactive lab to learn how to build a resume using Microsoft Word. Students are encouraged to bring their laptops. Register in Clawlink.

       
       
    • School of Business Economics Preview Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Heritage Room, Kaufman Library Details:

      Learn more about the GGC School of Business economics concentration during this overview session hosted by economics faculty and guest speakers.

       
       
    • Dancercise presented by Kaiser Permanente Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      If you love to dance or have always wanted to learn, come dance with us! Your KP Instructor will guide you through some exhilarating dance moves, and help you put them all together for a 45-minute movement extravaganza. No dance experience necessary, and the moves are low-impact, high-intensity, and easy to follow. Dance styles will vary with instructor and may include salsa, hip-hop, line dancing and more.

      Athletic apparel, towel and water suggested. Register to attend.

       
       
    • Outdoor Adventures Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Join GGC Outdoor Adventures every Thursday night at Stone Summit in Atlanta for FREE indoor rock climbing. No experience is needed and all necessary equipment will be provided. Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center is located at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340.

       
       
  • Saturday, January 26, 2019

    • Outdoor Adventures Cataloochee Ski Trip Time: All Day Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Enjoy a fun-filled day of skiing and snowboarding with GGC Outdoor Adventures

      Student cost of $75 includes: 

      • Lift tickets for the day 
      • Equipment rental of either skis or snowboard
      • Beginner ski/snowboarding lesson
      • Lunch 
      • Dinner 
      • Transportation for the day
      • Ski bibs provided (limited sizing/quantity)


      Trip fee can be paid online. Space is limited to the first 21 participants to pay and fill out a waiver in the Outdoor Adventure Office, located in the WRC. If you have any questions, please email Ian Rodgers at irodgers@ggc.edu

       
       
  • Monday, January 28, 2019

    • Yoga presented by Kaiser Permanente Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Grab your yoga mat and prepare to center your focus on balance, strength and flexibility.  Discover the mind-to-body connection through a flowing series of yoga poses that will leave you relaxed and exhilarated all at the same time!  
       

      Yoga mat or large towel, water and comfortable clothing suggested. Register to attend.

       
       
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    • Student and Employer Engagement Summit Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Learn how being involved in a student organization can help you stand out with employers. Hear from a panel of employers on the importance of building competencies and skills as you begin to apply for careers in your field. Network with student organizations and join as a member. Register in Clawlink.

       
       
  • Wednesday, January 30, 2019

    • Directory Portrait Photo Open House Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Building I-1132 Details:

      This walk- in portrait opportunity is for faculty and staff who have not had a portrait taken for the GGC directory, or would like to retake their GGC directory image. Photo sessions take about five minutes each and are first come first served. 

       
       
  • Thursday, January 31, 2019

    • Learn about Vytautas Magnus University and Lithuania Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: Building C, 1120 Details:

      Andžej Pukšto, a political science professor from GGC partner institution, Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), will discuss VMU and current Lithuanian and European politics. 

       
       
    • Directory Portrait Photo Open House Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Building I-1132 Details:

      This walk- in portrait opportunity is for faculty and staff who have not had a portrait taken for the GGC directory, or would like to retake their GGC directory image. Photo sessions take about five minutes each and are first come first served. 

       
       
    • "Protection of National Minorities in the European Union: Cases of Post-Socialist Countries" guest lecture Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      Dr. Andzej Puksto will provide the guest lecture titled "Protection of National Minorities in the European Union: Cases of Post-Socialist Countries." The lecture will analyze issues associated with protection of minority rights in East Central Europe.

      Dr. Puksto is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of Political Science department at Vytautas Magnus University, GGC's partner university.

       
       
    • Plant-based Eating presented by Kaiser Permanente Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Building E, Private Dining Room Details:

      Perhaps you have thought about eating a diet that does not include any animal products but were not sure how to do this and get the nutrients you need to be healthy. Research studies have shown that people who eat only a plant-based diet are at lower risk for heart disease, some cancers, and other health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure. This class is taught by a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist The class will educate and empower you on ways to: 

      • Plan a nutritionally balanced, plant based diet that tastes delicious
      • Increase fruit and vegetable intake
      • Improve your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol
      • Reduce your risk for developing chronic conditions
      • Lose weight, if desired

      Register to attend.

       
       
    • School of Business Meet and Greet Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Meet GGC School of Business faculty and staff and learn about the many concentrations, student clubs, and resources.

       
       
    • Outdoor Adventures Thursday Night Climbing Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Join GGC Outdoor Adventures every Thursday night at Stone Summit in Atlanta for FREE indoor rock climbing. No experience is needed and all necessary equipment will be provided. Stone Summit Climbing and Fitness Center is located at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340.