When Emily Borrego saw a fellow student struggling to log in to his laptop during her first class at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), she didn’t hesitate to approach him and offer to help. Carlos Delgado gratefully accepted her offer, and in seconds, she had him signed in. Unbeknownst to the two of them, that seemingly innocuous overture was the beginning of an unexpected friendship that is still growing stronger despite the more than five decades that separate the two: Borrego is 19; Delgado isRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) will host two Preview Days on Feb. 24 and March 23. The events will take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on GGC’s campus.
Prospective students will hear from members of the Grizzly family about programs of study, admissions, financial aid, student housing and more. Participants will be able to tour GGC’s campus and talk to student ambassadors about their experiences at GGC. The party-like atmosphere will include food, music and fun giveaways. GGC team membersRead Full Article
With a new year comes new growth at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) as spring enrollment continues its upward trend. Preliminary numbers from the college’s enrollment management office place GGC’s student enrollment at 11,115, which is up 4% from this time last year.
“GGC has experienced enrollment growth for five consecutive semesters,” said Michael Poll, GGC’s vice president for enrollment management. “That’s good news for GGC.”
Poll said new student admission applications for the fallRead Full Article
Jennah Baksh wasn’t thinking about nonprofit work as a career after graduation. But a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) program that connects student interns with area nonprofits might change her mind.
Baksh, 22, of Snellville is a GGC senior management information systems major, minoring in information technology (IT) is set to graduate later this year. When she was a junior, she participated in the college’s Nonprofit Internship Program, a collaboration between the Georgia Gwinnett CollegeRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College economist discusses interest rates, housing market in advance of upcoming Fed meeting
Eight times a year, the Federal Open Market Committee, part of the Federal Reserve System and often referred to as “the Fed,” meets to make decisions about the country’s financial systems that affect short- and long-term interest rates, foreign exchange rates, the amount of money and credit available, and, ultimately, a range of economic variables including employment, output, and the prices of goods and services. In other words, what happens in those meetings affects every American’s bankRead Full Article
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is a day of rest for some. But for more than 125 Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students, it was a day of service as they participated in projects on campus.
The day started with a rousing performance by the Phi XI Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Members said the performance was a way to honor King, who himself was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
The performance was followed by guest speaker Melvin Everson, vice presidentRead Full Article
The Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) seeks volunteers for participation in a 10-week exercise program. The program is designed to help exercise science students sharpen their hands-on skills, while gaining experience in a practical fitness setting.
Volunteers will have a pre-training and post-training fitness assessment performed, which will include:
- Blood pressure
- Body composition
- Cardiovascular fitness
- Muscular strength