Feb 06 2023

Georgia Gwinnett College hosts events to promote understanding, inclusion

By Collin Elder

In all cultures, food is a way to connect with others when it is shared. The meal is a staple feature that encourages understanding, cooperation and togetherness. 

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is harnessing that concept to celebrate its differences and to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the higher education space through a series of dinners that began Feb. 1.

“The benefits of building an inclusive and supportive workplace are well researched in literature,”

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Jan 31 2023

Georgia Gwinnett College launches groundbreaking after-school program for historically underserved elementary school students

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has introduced an after-school program for historically underserved elementary school students that will serve as a model for similar programs across Georgia.

Named Grizzly Academy Dreamers, the program serves third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from Jenkins and Lawrenceville Elementary. The initiative was funded by a $1.75 million federal grant spearheaded by its director, Dr. Amber Jarrard Ebert, assistant professor of science education and secondary education

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Jan 05 2023
people working out in health screening lab

Georgia Gwinnett College class seeks volunteers for free physical assessments

Want to get a start on those new year health and wellness resolutions? Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) School of Science and Technology is offering a chance for individuals to work on their personal fitness.

The exercise science program at GGC seeks volunteers to participate in a free 12-week exercise program. The program will help exercise science students sharpen their hands-on skills, while gaining experience in a practical fitness setting. Volunteers will undergo a pre-training and post

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