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Award-winning chemistry professor engages students with the soft side of science

Have you ever stopped to think how fascinating toothpaste is? It’s solid-like and changes to fluid-like as it’s squeezed out of a tube, then becomes solid-like again once it’s resting on the toothbrush. That consistency is no accident, said Dr. Ajay Mallia, associate professor of chemistry at Georgia Gwinnett College. It is by design, and the science behind those miraculous properties is what he has dedicated his life to studying and teaching.

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GGC produces more than $520 million in economic impact

According to an economic impact study released yesterday by the University System of Georgia (USG), Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) contributed more than $520 million to the economy of Gwinnett County and the Atlanta metropolitan area during fiscal year 2019. 

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Three GGC students receive Women in Technology scholarships

Three Georgia Gwinnett College information technology students have been awarded scholarships from Women in Technology (WIT), an Atlanta-based nonprofit created to empower girls and women to excel in science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM) “from the classroom to the boardroom.”

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Revitalized welcome center becomes the window to Georgia Gwinnett College’s campus

First impressions can make all the difference to prospective students who are comparing colleges.  

Toward that end, Georgia Gwinnett College has opened its redesigned welcome center, located in building D on GGC’s main campus. The inviting space will serve as the first point of contact for prospective students, parents and visitors, while hosting student orientation, campus tours and college information sessions. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College to host virtual fall commencement Dec. 10

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) will celebrate fall commencement at 10 a.m. December 10. More than 550 students will be honored during the virtual ceremony. 

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National Campus Safety Awareness Month: Georgia Gwinnett College assistant police chief promotes service, empathy, respect

Carlos Llorens has a servant’s heart. He has spent more than 33 years serving his fellow countrymen in uniform, enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1986 straight out of high school, where he served for seven years in the reserves as a computer programmer before becoming a police officer for Gwinnett County, a job he did for 16 years before coming to Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) in 2010. Today, as the nation celebrates National Campus Safety Awareness Month, Llorens is Georgia Gwinnett College’s deputy police chief, responsible for all the daily operations of the college’s police department (GGCPD).

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Fall for GGC: Students, parents to learn about college options 

Georgia Gwinnett College will host evening Fall for GGC virtual information sessions beginning Sept. 28 through Nov. 5. Geared toward high school seniors and transfer students, the live sessions will cover areas such as academic programs, financial aid and admissions. 

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