GGC reaches milestone, surpasses 5,000 graduates

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) awarded 475 bachelor’s degrees during today’s fall commencement ceremony held at the Infinite Energy Center Arena. The college reached an important milestone during the event, surpassing 5,000 graduates who call the institution their alma mater. 

USG chancellor to speak at GGC fall commencement

Dr. Steve Wrigley, University System of Georgia (USG) chancellor, is scheduled to speak during the Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) fall Commencement ceremony being held at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. GGC is coming up on a milestone - more than 5,000 degrees awarded since the institution’s inception in 2006.

New program at GGC meets community needs

In response to local needs and changing demographics, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has introduced a new bachelor of science degree program in human development and aging services (HDAS). The new major, focused on preparing graduates to work with intergenerational populations, offers a wide range of career options in the government, business or non-profit sectors through the arenas of education, social work, counseling, advocacy, health and human services, criminal justice and criminology, research and more.

GGC fall enrollment continues to increase year after year

Since opening its doors in 2006, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has experienced an enrollment increase every fall semester. Official data recently released by the University System of Georgia (USG) lists GGC’s fall 2017 enrollment at an impressive 12,287. This total reflects an increase of 1.9 percent over last year, affirming GGC as the eighth largest of the 28 institutions within the USG.

Georgia Gwinnett College announces naming of Strickland Research Laboratory

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) honored Clyde and Sandra Strickland during a lab dedication ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14 for their generous contributions to the institution which most recently funded enhancements to the cell biology research lab housed in the School of Science and Technology (SST).  In recognition of their support, the lab now bears the name of Clyde L. and Sandra J. Strickland.

GGC nursing students win NCLEX Bowl, seven other awards

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) nursing students won eight competitive awards at the recent 65th Annual Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS) Convention, including the highly coveted NCLEX Bowl Championship.

GGC launches new program, cinema and media art production

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) recently launched a new program specifically established to prepare students for Georgia’s thriving film industry. The new Cinema and Media Arts Production (CMAP) major offers students interdisciplinary studies that are applicable to a variety of careers including broadcasting, social media management, public relations and publishing. 

GGC unveils donor wall, celebrates philanthropy

Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) recently unveiled a donor recognition display designed to pay tribute to the college’s many financial supporters and highlight how their philanthropic gifts positively change the lives of GGC students. 

GGC nursing graduates achieve 100 percent pass rate on national exam

Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) spring 2017 bachelor of science in nursing graduates achieved a highly coveted 100 percent first-time pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN). 

GGC rises in US News & World Report rankings

For the fourth consecutive year, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) was ranked number one for its ethnic diversity by the U.S. News & World Report (USN&WR) annual College Compass rankings of U.S. colleges and universities. The institution held steady as the single most ethnically diverse liberal arts college among both public and private in the Southern region.

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