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GGC professors present at the 2020 Open Education Virtual Conference

man wearing red stripped shirt smiling at camera Dr. Umar Khokhar
man wearing black jacket, white shirt and black and white tie smiling at camera Dr. Binh Tran

 

Drs. Umar Khokhar, assistant professor of information technology, and Binh Tran, associate professor of information technology, presented a session about "Theory and Hands-on Practices in Information Security Fundamentals," at the national 2020 Open Education Virtual Conference.

 

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GGC's Nury Castro named among the 100 Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians for 2020

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Nury Castro, assistant director of community engagement and service, was named one of the 100 Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians for 2020 by the OUT Georgia Business Alliance. 

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Amaris Puerto, '21, wins the Dr. Virginia M. Harmeyer Leadership Award

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Amaris Puerto, '21, nursing, won the Dr. Virginia M. Harmeyer Leadership Award at the virtual Georgia Association of Nursing Students 68th Convention.

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Kimberly Smith, '20, wins the Emily McNelly GANS Member of the Year Award

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Kimberly Smith, '20, nursing, won the Emily McNelly GANS Member of the Year Award at the virtual Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS) 68th Convention.

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GGC's Gwinnett Grizzly Bear Association of Nursing Students wins the East District Chapter of the Year Award

 

GGC's Gwinnett Grizzly Bear Association of Nursing Students won the East District Chapter of the Year Award at the virtual Georgia Association of Nursing Students 68th Convention.

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Dr. Jeffrey Fouche-Camargo represents the National Association for Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health

man wearing stripped shirt smiling at camera Dr. Jeffrey Fouche-Camargo

 

Dr. Jeffrey Fouche-Camargo, assistant professor of nursing, made two presentations at the virtual, multi-disciplinary, educational course, “New Joint Commission Standards for Maternal Safety: Practical Strategies for Implementation.” Representing the National Association for Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, his presentations involved best practices for detecting and treating maternal hypertension and hemorrhage, the two top reasons for maternal mortality in the U.S. He also moderated two multi-topic panel discussions.

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GGC faculty, staff present at D2L Fusion 2020 Virtual Conference

man wearing black shirt smiling at camera David Robinson
woman wearing colorful blouse smiling at camera Dr. Rebecca Cooper

 

David Robinson, LMS administrator, and Dr. Rebecca Cooper, professor of curriculum and instruction, presented "Using D2L to Train Education Majors to Teach Online" at the D2L Fusion 2020 virtual conference.

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Dr. Dovile Budryte invited to serve on the editorial board of new journal, Global Studies Quarterly

woman wearing tan top smiling at camera Dr. Dovile Budryte

 

Dr. Dovile Budryte, professor of political science, was invited to serve on the editorial board of Global Studies Quarterly, a new journal presented by the International Studies Association and published by Oxford University Press.

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GGC students present TAP project at the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference

 

GGC information technology majors Valentina Mosquera Reina, '21, and Ryan Cunico, '20, presented an online poster, "Leap for Mankind," about their Technology Ambassador Project (TAP) outreach project, “Introducing Programming Concepts through an Interactive Scratch Workshop” at the recent, national ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference, held virtually. The students were supervised by Drs. Anca Doloc-Mihu and Cindy Robertson, both assistant professors of information technology, and represented other students within the TAP project.

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Dr. Sherita Moses co-authors paper in American Journal of Physics

woman with a multicolor blouse smiling at camera Dr. Sherita Moses

 

Dr. Sherita Moses, assistant professor of physics, co-authored the paper, “A first-year research experience: The Freshman Project in Physics at Loyola University Chicago,” in the September 2020 issue of the peer-reviewed journal, “American Journal of Physics.”

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