Chrissy Rosen accepted into the next class of Leadership Gwinnett


Mrs. Chrissy Rosen, executive director of Individual Engagement, has been accepted into the next class of Leadership Gwinnett.

Leadership Gwinnett is a nine-month educational and networking experience designed to inform participants about the characteristics of a world-class community and learn the key issues relating to Gwinnett and the region. This award-winning program was established in 1985.

Elizabeth Vance, GGC's first Peace Corps Prep Program graduate


Elizabeth Vance, ’17, English, is GGC's first Peace Corps Prep Program graduate. She has accepted a position to teach at one of the local area schools before applying to serve in the Peace Corps.

GGC was accepted into the Peace Corps Prep Program in spring 2014 based on the institution’s concerted effort to promote international learning. Peace Corps Volunteers work alongside community leaders at the grassroots level to serve communities abroad and create change.  

GGC students published in the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance


GGC students Maranda Harvey, Edna Badu, Precious Salami and Nicole White, along with their instructor, Jessica Hamm, co-authored a submission for the May edition of the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance titled “Is children’s weight status associated with their activity levels during physical education?”

The submission was accepted for the research in practice section of the journal where authors critically review other available research and write a practical summary for practitioners in the fields of physical activity and health.

Harvey, Badu and Salami are currently students in the exercise science program. White is enrolled in our psychology program. 

Biology student Syed Hyder wins award from the American Chemical Society


Syed Hyder, ’17, biology, has won the Undergraduate Student Award in Environmental Chemistry from the Division of Environmental Chemistry, Inc. of the American Chemical Society. This award was presented to 24 undergraduates throughout the nation in recognition for their research contributions to the field of environmental chemistry.   

Hyder is the first Georgia Gwinnett College student to receive this prestigious award. 

Dr. Jennifer H. Stephens selected as state chair of the ACE Women's Network


Dr. Jennifer H. Stephens, deputy chief of staff, was selected as state chair of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network. The mission of the ACE Women’s Network is to facilitate networking among women interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in higher education through sharing of best practices and local leadership training by the state networks.