Dr. Daniel Kaufman, President of Georgia Gwinnett College, announced today that Jennifer Stephens, GGC’s director of public affairs, received the 2007 Georgia Education Advancement Council’s (GEAC) Award for Distinguished Service in Public Relations at the Council’s annual meeting in Brasstown Valley, Georgia.
Dr. Daniel J. Kaufman, president of newly established Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville testified today in Athens at a special meeting of the Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education Appropriations to discuss the needs of the college in the state fiscal year 2009. Kaufman joined fellow presidents from several other institutions to discuss facility and program needs.
A liberator of Dachau and Vice Chairman of Georgia’s Commission on the Holocaust, General Weiskircher, will make a presentation to GGC students on Wednesday, Nov. 14 on “World War II, the Holocaust and Anne Frank.”
Weiskircher will be joined by two colleagues, John Jordan and Jeana Collins. Jordan is a naturalized American hero who watched the Nazis kill Jews in the streets of Amsterdam and Collins is a Mandel scholar, well-versed in Anne Frank.
GGC Associate Professor of Political Science Dovile Budryte arranged the presentation and states, “the students will hear a moving personal story of a World War II veteran. This event is very relevant to GGC’s mission because our college would like to foster civic engagement, thus helping to develop future leaders.”
Members of the media are welcome to attend either the 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. presentation in GGC’s C-Building, Room C2110.
National Bestselling true crime author Ann Rule will discuss her new book set in Gwinnett County on Sunday, November 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Georgia Gwinnett College will be a premier 21st Century Liberal Arts College where learning will take place continuously in and beyond the confines of the traditional classroom.
For those of you who think chemistry isn’t cool – think again. In celebration of national chemistry week, October 20-27, the chemists at Georgia Gwinnett College will be making and distributing free liquid nitrogen ice cream on Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. outside the C Building.
A prospective student will soon be able to visit, apply, ask questions about financial aid, register and pay for classes, meet with a counselor for disabilities services, find out what social activities and leadership opportunities are available on campus, and connect with future peers and mentors all in one place—the new Student Services Center at Georgia Gwinnett College. No appointment necessary. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Monday, Oct. 22 at 10:00 a.m. to celebrate the opening of the new center located at 20 Collins Industrial Way in Lawrenceville.
State Superintendent Kathy Cox met with her Student Advisory Council today which includes more than 50 high school students from across Georgia. Members of the Council had their first meeting this school year at the Georgia Gwinnett College campus.
“When will you have dorms?” This has to be one of the most frequently asked questions from prospective students and their parents visiting Georgia Gwinnett College’s campus and yesterday, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) received an update on the status of GGC’s student housing plans.
For many students, finding the right college is one of the most important milestones in their lives. Georgia Gwinnett College will open its doors to high school students and their families on Sat., Oct. 13 and again on Sat., Oct. 20 for Open House, so students can learn more about GGC to see if it is the right college for them.