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Open letter from President Jann L. Joseph and campus leadership

Dear GGC Community,

I am both troubled and saddened by the events that have been taking place in our country.  I don’t bear this burden alone and know that I am not alone in my feelings of anxiety and despair.  I suspect that many, if not all of you, feel something similar as well.

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Online textbook grants save money, promote success for Georgia Gwinnett College students

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students will save a projected $585,000 in textbook costs, thanks to more than $66,000 in Textbook Transformation Grants. GGC faculty members will use the money to create open-source textbooks, learning materials and other resources online. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College to hold commencement ceremony online August 8

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) will celebrate commencement online at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 8. More than 800 spring and summer 2020 students will be honored during the virtual ceremony. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College celebrate its seniors “quarantine style”

Members of the unstoppable Class of 2020 were honored in a Facebook Live event Thursday.

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New degree program allows students to gain practical experience in cinema and media production

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) request for a nexus degree in Professional Sound Design for Film and Television on May 12, 2020. To offer this degree, GGC must obtain SACSCOC approval and could begin offering the curriculum in 2021.

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Georgia Gwinnett College turns 15

Fifteen years ago, the Xbox 360 gaming console first made its way into teenagers’ bedrooms. A new video-sharing platform called YouTube was created. And 15 years ago on May 10, 2005, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue signed Senate Resolution 33, authored by Sen. Don Balfour, which officially created a new, unnamed college in Gwinnett County. A product of Gwinnett County for the region, GGC was created by those who know best the needs of its citizens and its economy.

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Georgia Gwinnett College nursing program rallies to graduate nurses as they’re needed most

If the coronavirus pandemic has shown the world one thing, it’s that nurses are one of the most essential workers. Faculty and administrators in the nursing program at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) have rallied to ensure their students continue their schooling unabated so they can graduate as scheduled and join the fight.

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Georgia Gwinnett College receives $25,000 grant to help students in times of crisis

The Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Foundation received a $25,000 grant from the Greater Atlanta COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, a joint effort from Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and United Way of Greater Atlanta. Funds will support GGC’s Student Emergency Fund, which aid Pell-eligible GGC students with food, gasoline, housing, rent and utilities.

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GGC hires S. Rebekah Myers to lead legal affairs

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has named S. Rebekah Myers as general counsel and chief legal affairs officer, effective May 1, 2020. 

She will provide legal counsel to GGC officials and serve as a member of President Jann L. Joseph’s senior leadership team.

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Georgia Gwinnett College IT lab using 3D printers to make PPE for health care workers

As many Americans feel helpless sequestered in their homes as the coronavirus pandemic enters its second month and health care workers on the front lines face critical shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) nationwide, a group of information technology (IT) and digital media experts in the School of Science and Technology at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) have found a way to join the fight against COVID-19.

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