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GGC tree planting yields lessons in sustainability, research, community service

The outdoors became a classroom last week as Georgia Gwinnett College (GCC) students, faculty and staff planted 20 apple trees at the college’s Microfarm. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College police officer uses quick action, training to save woman’s life

It seemed like just another workout at the Winder Barrow Brad Akins YMCA for Ashley Still, until she saw an employee from the gym hurrying over to her. A woman had collapsed near the swimming pool, and the employee knew Still was a first responder.

Still, a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) police officer, rushed from the weight room to the indoor swimming pool area. She knew what was wrong the second she laid eyes on the unconscious woman.

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Georgia Gwinnett College and Clayton State University agreement allows business grads to transition to graduate study

A new agreement between Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) and Clayton State University (CSU) will pave the way for GGC’s business school graduates to further their education in a growing and well-paying field. 

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GGC to delay opening of campus Feb. 16

In accordance with the directive of Gov. Brian Kemp’s office, Georgia Gwinnett College’s campus will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 due to inclement weather. All classes prior to 10 a.m. will be virtual.

Essential workers are to report for their normally scheduled hours.

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1GGC initiative promotes inclusion on campus

After the death of George Floyd rocked the nation last year, Jarmon DeSadier knew he had to do something to support inclusivity on Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) campus in the midst of a divided world. He wanted the campus community to know that “difference” doesn’t equal “division.” 

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Georgia Gwinnett College goes on lockdown due to off-campus shooting

At 10:39 a.m., Jan. 28, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) sent notice to the campus community of an active threat near campus and went into soft lockdown, requiring staff, faculty and students to remain inside building and take cover.

Gwinnett County law enforcement advised there was a shooting at Sugar Mill Apartments, located nearby, but not on GGC’s campus. The suspect is described as a black male in a white t-shirt and dirty sweatpants. The suspect, who fled the scene, was being tracked by law enforcement.

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Georgia Gwinnett College begins first semester of 2021

With safety top of mind, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students returned to class today to begin the spring semester.

GGC President Jann L. Joseph said the college will continue with the hybrid model through which students attend class in person and online on designated days. This social-distancing model was implemented during the fall 2020 semester. Joseph also reminded the campus community of GGC’s continued COVID-19 prevention measures.

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