Feb 22 2024
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GGC's Drs. Funwi Ayuninjam and Boyko Gyurov join Institute of International Education delegation

Dr. Funwi Ayuninjam wearing a beige jacket, gray shirt, and gray, black and white tie wearing glasses and smiling at the camera
Dr. Boyko Gyurov wearing a white shirt and smiling at camera

Georgia Gwinnett College has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IEE) and the U.S. Embassy Bangkok as one of 48 U.S. and Thai higher education institutions to participate in IEE's current International Academic Partnership Program, which is focused on Thailand. This group of institutions will work on developing and enhancing international higher education partnerships between the countries. Dr. Funwi Ayuninjam, director of Internationalization, and Dr. Boyko Gyurov, professor of mathematics, will join a U.S. delegation to Thailand to visit potential partners.

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Feb 16 2024
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GGC's Dr. Kara Latopolski named primary practitioner for ASCA

Dr. Kara Latopolski

Dr. Kara Latopolski, dean of Students, has been named a primary practitioner for the Association for Student Conduct Administration's spring 2024 Student Conduct 101 core skills training modules.

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Feb 12 2024
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GGC's Dr. Alvina Atkinson named 2024 Black History Month honoree in mathematical sciences

Dr. Alvina Atkinson wearing a black jacket, red shirt, brown-rimmed glasses and black smiling at the camera

Dr. Alvina Atkinson, professor of mathematics, is a 2024 Black History Month Honoree of the Network of Minorities in Mathematical Sciences' Mathematically Gifted & Black website. She has also been re-elected to serve a two-year term as the Southeast vice president of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. In addition, she serves as the mathematics representative on the University System of Georgia Regent’s Council on General Education, and is a member of the board of directors of the National Association of Mathematicians.

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Jan 24 2024
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GGC students awarded prestigious grant

A group of GGC students have been awarded a $1,500 grant by the prestigious NASA MINDS program. The group's project involves developing and testing a fleet of six small swarm rovers for land surveying and data collection tasks. The group's mentors are Dr. Sairam Tangirala, professor of physics, and Dr. Tae Song Lee, associate professor of physics. 

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