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Georgia Gwinnett College earns Tree Campus designation for third consecutive year

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been recognized as a Tree Campus for 2020, the third consecutive year by the Arbor Day Foundation, a nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to planting trees in communities around the world.

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New Breed of Spiders Wash Over Northern Georgia

The wide mountains of the lower Appalachia teem with insects and arthropods of a wide variety. Lately, however, a new breed of spider has invaded the forests and lawns of the Georgian north. Jorō spiders, a species of orb weaver spider that hailed from Asiatic countries like China and Japan, now dominates the homes of Georgians. But what are these new components of the ecosystem? Christopher Brown, Ph.D. and professor of biology, weighs in with the facts. Brown specializes in both zoology and animal behavior and offers a solid voice on the topic. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College celebrates culture with Hispanic Heritage Month festivities

With 25% of its student population who identify as Latinx/Hispanic, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has a lot to celebrate. As such, GGC will observe Hispanic Heritage Month with activities, events and celebrations on its campus from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

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Georgia Gwinnett College present in multiple U.S. News & World Report rankings

For the eighth straight year, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been ranked as the most ethnically diverse Southern regional college, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR) magazine college and university rankings, released today. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College students win national awards for biodiesel research

A group of Georgia Gwinnett College students and faculty from across multiple disciplines have been doing research that is making a real-world impact on the science of biodiesel fuel.

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Traditions return: GGC welcomes students with Green Scene, March through the Arch events

After a year of canceled events, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) welcomed students back in a big way. As part of the college’s Return to Community celebration, GGC brought back its annual Green Scene and March Through the Arch traditions, which drew crowds of happy students to the campus lawn on August 11. 

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Georgia Gwinnett College students maximize their education through summer internships

The lazy days of summer do not apply this year to some Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students who secured internships with some of the most influential businesses in the nation. From Google, to the National Science Foundation, to one of the biggest insurance companies in the nation, to a nonprofit that fights climate change, GGC students are using the summer months to make an impact in a wide range of disciplines while gaining priceless experience in their fields.

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Georgia Gwinnett College opens campus Care Pantry

It’s hard for college students to meet the challenges of an academic environment. It’s even harder when they’re hungry and their access to food is limited. 

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), where 81% of students qualify for financial aid and 52% qualify for Pell grants, is doing its part to ensure its students never have to choose between a meal and a utility bill, with the opening of its Care Pantry.

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Georgia Gwinnett College produces more than $508 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 $508 million to the economy of Gwinnett County and the Atlanta metropolitan area during fiscal year 2020. 

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