Georgia Gwinnett College will host evening Fall for GGC virtual information sessions beginning Sept. 28 through Nov. 5. Geared toward high school seniors and transfer students, the live sessions will cover areas such as academic programs, financial aid and admissions.
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Foundation will receive a $50,000 endowment with additional funds from GGC President Jann L. Joseph and her family. The endowment will be used to create student scholarships for eligible full-time GGC social sciences students. The fund, called The Joseph Family Scholarship in memory of Dr. Edwin Joseph, recognizes Joseph’s late husband, who succumbed to cancer in 2018.
There is no one-size-fits all approach to dealing with grief, according to Dr. Jyotsna (Josi) M. Kalavar, professor of psychology and gerontology at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). The veteran educator, who teaches in both the psychology and human development and aging services programs at GGC, said that various factors impact the way humans grieve, especially when facing a loss of life.
A sixth-generation Georgia teacher is sharing some coping skills to help students achieve success with online learning. Dr. George Darden, assistant professor of educational foundations and chair of faculty for 6-12 programs at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC), was invited to speak to students at an online forum and shared tips.
To welcome students and assist in their transition to a new institution, GGC distributed “time capsules” during an Aug. 20 event with safety and social distancing protocols in place. The containers were filled with information about the college, fun facts and a number of questions contained on sheets of paper on which students could record their responses for reflection as they graduate from the college.