Tiffany Tuma, coordinator of student integrity, has been selected to present at the 99th NASPA Annual Conference, to be held in San Antonio, Texas, in March 2017. Her presentation, "The Color of Success: How First-Generation African-American College Students Overcame Matriculation Obstacles at Predominantly White Institutions," is sponsored by NASPA’s Socioeconomic and Class Issues in Higher Education Knowledge Community. NASPA is a professional organization for student affairs administrators in higher education.
Class of 2017 business majors Lorena Sanchez-Rubio, Marcelo Clavarino, Ana Bedon and Vanessa Parras earned second place at the second annual Goizueta Business School Hispanic Heritage Month Case Competition, held at Emory University.
GGC recently won 2nd Place in the Nursing State Boards Bowl at the Georgia Association of Nursing Students' annual convention. Sixteen GGC nursing students competed against about 300 students from about 20 nursing programs in this competitive quiz.
Camille Laslie, ’18, nursing, was recently elected Director of Public Relations for the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Dominic Che, ’18, nursing, was recently elected Director of Publications for the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Sara Smith, ’18, nursing was recently elected Breakthrough to Nursing Director for the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Gabrielle Saldana, ’18, nursing, was recently elected East District Director for the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Lauryn Edmondson, 17, nursing, was recently elected to the Nominations and Elections Committee for the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Angelique Noble, ’16, nursing was recently elected Student Consultant to the Georgia Association of Nursing Students.
Melanie Fluery, '17, nursing, recently received the Breakthrough for Nursing Scholarship Award from the Georgia Association of Nursing Students at the organization's annual convention.
Julia Westbrook, '16, nursing, recently received the statewide Member of the Year Award from the Georgia Association of Nursing Students at its annual convention.
Angela Hurtado, '12, psychology, was named this year's Woman of the Year by Wealth Horizon, Inc. at its 11th annual Celebrating Wonderful Women event. This award recognizes Angela for her unwavering dedication to helping Latino students reach their highest educational aspirations through the non-profit, Hispanic Organization Promoting Education (HoPe), of which she is vice president and co-founder. HoPe has established clubs and leadership programs on 33 high school campuses in Georgia and continues to expand.
Dr. Michael Gagnon
Dr. Michael Gagnon, associate professor of history, recently had a page from his personal website cited by the American Historical Society on a list of Digital History Sources announced in the October 2016 American Historical Review. His page features a collection of links to Hunt's Merchants Magazine, America's foremost business newspaper in the 19th century.
Joanna Borseth-Ortega, ’11, recently published her third published book, "Happy NOW!: 53 Ways to Be Happier Today!” The book Happy NOW! offers simple day-to-day actions you can take to be happier on a daily basis. There are small things each and every day that we can do to elevate our happiness to the next level.
The GGC Academic Enhancement Center won a Chancellor’s Service Excellence Student Improvement Initiative Team Award for its innovative program, TIC-TAC-TOE: Tutors in Classrooms, Tutors Around Campus and Tutors Online Everywhere.
Dr. Rebecca Eaker
Dr. Rebecca Eaker, assistant professor of psychology, won the 2016 Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, part of the American Counseling Association.
Dr. David J. Knight, Sr.
Information technology instructor, Dr. David J. Knight Sr., recently received a President's Lifetime Achievement Award – Volunteer Service.
Anna Boynton, professional tutor, Academic Enhancement Center, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Kairui Chen
Dr. Kairui Chen, associate professor of information technology, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Nannette Napier
Dr. Nannette Napier, associate professor of management information systems and decision sciences, and interim assistant dean of the School of Science and Technology, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Lisa Shaffer, administrative assistant III, School of Science and Technology, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Adrian Heinz
Dr. Adrian Heinz, associate professor of information technology, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Stacy Rusnak
Dr. Stacy Rusnak, associate professor of film, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Kristal Lewis, administrative assistant III, Office of Testing Services, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Marie Firestone
Dr. Marie Firestone, associate director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Dr. Timothy Tolbert
Dr. Timothy Tolbert, assistant professor of exercise science, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.
Emmanuel Essandoh, campus safety/security officer, Office of Public Safety, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient.