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Dr. Peter C. Sakaris coauthored a paper in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management

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Dr. Peter C. Sakaris, professor of biology, coauthored a paper entitled, "Comparison of Two Otolith Processing Methods for Estimating Age of Three Catfish Species," which appeared in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Special Issue: Catfish 2020 – the 3rd International Catfish Symposium.

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Georgia Asian Times names GGC's Dr. Binh Tran one of the 25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia

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Dr. Binh Tran, associate professor of information technology, has been named by the Georgia Asian Times (GAT) as one of the 2021 GAT 25 Most Influential Asian Americans in Georgia. Through this program, GAT recognizes Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who make an impact in fields like business, education, community service and politics, and for their contributions and dedication in their roles within the community.

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Drs. Keith A. Erickson and Peter C. Sakaris co-author paper in North American Journal of Fisheries Management

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Dr. Keith A. Erickson, associate professor of mathematics, Dr. Peter C. Sakaris, professor of biology, and Hannah Conner, '21, mathematics, were co-authors on a paper entitled, "Hydrologic Effects on Growth and Hatching Success of Age‐0 Channel Catfish in the Tallapoosa River Basin: Implications for Management in Regulated Systems," which appeared in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Special Issue: Catfish 2020 – the 3rd International Catfish Symposium.

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GGC’s Dr. Frank Smith elected moderator of a regional church court

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Dr. Frank Smith, lecturer of history and pastor of Atlanta Reformed Presbyterian Church, was recently elected moderator of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America's Great Lakes-Gulf Presbytery, a regional church court with jurisdiction from Michigan to Florida.  

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Grizzly Percussion Club and CMAP students present original music at the American Conference for Irish Studies Southern Conference

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Members of the Grizzly Percussion Club and cinema and media arts production students presented original music at the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) Southern Conference, recently hosted virtually by Lenoir-Rhyne University. The students were led by Drs. Marc Gilley and Todd Mueller, both associate professors of music. Dr. Rachael Fischer, assistant professor of music, provided a violin performance. A video of the group's performance of “Somewhere in Between," based on "The Gravel Walks" by Seamus Heaney, includes a discussion and credits. 

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GGC's Dr. Gillian Rudd wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for chemistry course

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Dr. Gillian Rudd, professor of chemistry, won a $30,000 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a chemistry course and its lab. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students about $28,000 per academic year.

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GGC's Dr. Joshua Roberts wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a discrete mathematics course

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Dr. Joshua Roberts, assistant professor of mathematics, won a $6,000 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a discrete mathematics course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program.

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GGC's Dr. Sairam Tangirala wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a physical science course

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Dr. Sairam Tangirala, associate professor of physics, won a $5,238 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a physical science course in the science of everyday materials. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program.

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GGC's Dr. Catherine Thomas wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for the GGC first-year seminar course

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Dr. Catherine Thomas, professor of English and associate dean for Student Success Programs, won a $6,059 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for the GGC first-year seminar course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $6,000 per academic year.

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GGC's Janice Alves wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a quantitative reasoning course

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Janice Alves, instructor of mathematics, won a $30,000 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a quantitative reasoning course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $61,000 per academic year.

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