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Georgia Gwinnett College students explore the past using ancient technologies demonstration

Ever wonder how ancient humans survived in a world where tools were forged by hand and weapons were made of stone? Through its anthropology minor, learn how Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) provided some of the answers through a demonstration of survival techniques used by ancient humans.

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Are Joro spiders an invasive species? Georgia Gwinnett College ecology expert says not quite yet

The sticky webs of Joro spiders are back in full force this fall, and it’s got scientists researching their nature as predators. Dr. Patrick Cain, a biology lecturer at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), discussed the potentially invasive species.

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Georgia Gwinnett College offers new bachelor’s degree in management information systems 

Georgia Gwinnett College now offers a bachelor's degree in management information systems (MIS). MIS graduates are in high demand, with 69% being placed into the workforce with an average starting salary of about at $65,000. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College earns federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution 

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. GGC is one of just two University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in the state that has achieved HSI status.

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Georgia Gwinnett College education fellowship is a win-win for students, schools

When it comes to professions that make a real impact on the world, it’s hard to top teaching. Everyone has that teacher who lit the creative spark, introduced the new idea, or gave the encouragement that changed the course of their life.

Sadly, the job of teaching has apparently not been giving educators the same inspiration. Teachers have been evacuating the profession in droves, and enrollment in teacher training programs has been declining. Two years of lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic only exacerbated the problem. A recent study by Forbes showed anywhere from 25 to 54 percent of the nation’s educators are considering leaving their jobs. 

The School of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) launched a fellowship pilot program this year to change that. The heart of the program is centered around the essence of teaching – relationships.

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Georgia Gwinnett College to host Preview Days Oct. 1 and Nov. 12, free application dates set

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) will give high school and transfer students a glimpse of college life during its in-person Preview Days, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Oct. 1 and Nov. 12. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College tops ethnically diverse southern regional college list for nine consecutive years in U.S. News & World Report rankings

For the ninth straight year, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been ranked as the most ethnically diverse Southern regional college, according to the 2023 U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR) magazine college and university rankings, released today. The same report indicated that GGC ranks #1 in ethnic diversity among public regional colleges in the nation.

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Georgia Gwinnett College athletics’ media internship program positions students for broadcast careers

An innovative internship program at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is allowing students to gain real-world experience in what is arguably the world’s number one form of entertainment: sports broadcasting. It takes an army platoon-sized team of skilled professionals to produce a sports broadcast, all working in tandem to tell the story of a game in real time. It’s an exciting way to make a living, but it’s a challenging world to break into without experience.

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Georgia Gwinnett College sees new student enrollment up 14%, new international student enrollment doubles for fall semester

Georgia Gwinnett College bucked enrollment trends for the fall semester with new student enrollment up 14% from fall 2021 and up 15% from fall 2020. The college’s total enrollment – new, returning and transfer students – is trending up a percentage point from last fall.

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Three reasons why it’s more important than ever to exercise regularly 

Back to school, lack of time and record heat might cause most people to put exercise “on the shelf.”

Carl Woods, director of Wellness and Recreation at Georgia Gwinnett College, said it’s crucial to keep exercising. Woods cites three reasons why working out keeps your body working.

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