Georgia Gwinnett College professor shares best financial practices for end-of-year planning

Georgia Gwinnett College professor shares best financial practices for end-of-year planning

As 2021 draws to an end, people of all walks of life prepare for the last leg of their annual financial journey. December brings with it the thrill of the holiday season, but also the strain of spending, whether it be on travel costs or gifts, events or food, new insurance plans or final medical bills. 

People feel the end of the year in their wallets, but what can they do to alleviate some of that fiscal hurt? 

Dr. Cathy McCrary, assistant professor of accounting at Georgia Gwinnett College, offers several tips and techniques to answer that question.

GGC professor allays fears over national supply chain shortages

GGC professor allays fears over national supply chain shortages

While it’s no secret that ports around the nation are dealing with a logjam of ships vying for the next turn to be unloaded, Dr. Sanjaya Mayadunne says there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it will come sooner than we think.

Perseverance: Georgia Gwinnett College graduates 600 students ready to face the world

Perseverance: Georgia Gwinnett College graduates 600 students ready to face the world

Stories of perseverance from a Gwinnett County State Court judge and a U.S. Army veteran were among the highlights of Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) fall commencement, which took place this morning at the Gas South Arena in Duluth.

Army veteran graduates from Georgia Gwinnett College and aims big

Army veteran graduates from Georgia Gwinnett College and aims big

Everyone in Morgan George’s life knew she could be anything she wanted to be – everyone but her, that is. When your deepest desire is to help save the world, it can be hard to believe you can ever make that happen. Through her tenacity and the unwavering support of the people around her, George, a U.S. Army veteran, discovered that destiny has a way to put you on the path to your dreams despite your own insecurities.

Georgia Gwinnett College commencement to feature Gwinnett County judge, U.S. Army veteran as speakers

Georgia Gwinnett College commencement to feature Gwinnett County judge, U.S. Army veteran as speakers

More than 600 students will graduate at Georgia Gwinnett College’s fall commencement at 10 a.m., Dec. 7 at the Gas South Arena. The ceremony will feature Gwinnett County State Court Judge Veronica Cope as keynote speaker. The event will also feature graduate speaker Morgan K. George.

Georgia Gwinnett College to host vaccine clinics in December

With news of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, it’s more important than ever to consider vaccination and booster shots.

Toward that end, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has partnered with CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort) to offer vaccination clinics on campus from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Dec. 7, 8, 14 and 15. The clinics, open to all – students, faculty, staff and community members, will be held at the third-floor lounge in GGC’s Student Center (Building E). 

Filipino immigrant overcomes self-doubt to graduate from Georgia Gwinnett College

Filipino immigrant overcomes self-doubt to graduate from Georgia Gwinnett College

Le Quang Greatzel Unabia, 26, of Norcross, grew up in Digos City on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. She was raised in a home of women – just her and her mother, grandmother and aunt - so she didn’t have to look far to see first-hand how strong a woman can be.

Hard work pays off for Georgia Gwinnett College senior Benjamin Rodriguez

Hard work pays off for Georgia Gwinnett College senior Benjamin Rodriguez

To Benjamin Rodriguez, hard work isn’t a platitude – it’s a way of life passed down to him from his parents. His father spent three decades managing restaurants, and his mother was an activities director at a nursing home. Rodriguez started working from the time he was old enough to apply for a job. He worked at a fast-food restaurant and as a lifeguard throughout high school. When he enrolled at Georgia Gwinnett College, he knew he’d work his way through that, too.

Researchers seek to build cyber-attack resilient passenger air networks

Researchers seek to build cyber-attack resilient passenger air networks

As Americans prepare to come together this Thanksgiving, the threat of travel disruptions looms a little heavier than usual due to a recent spate of mass flight delays and cancelations.

Dr. Skanda Vivek, assistant professor of physics at the School of Science and Technology at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) teamed up with Dr. Charles Harry, an associate research professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, to conduct a research study to better understand those threats in order to mitigate them.

Their findings shed some light on the vulnerability of U.S. airlines and airports to cyberattacks, and offer a framework for assessing these threats.

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