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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.