Jenny O'Rear


Jenny O'Rear, administrative assistant II, was a fall 2017 GGC Top Claw Award recipient.

David Kerven


David Kerven, associate professor of information technology, was a fall 2017 GGC Top Claw Award recipient.

Information technology students take top awards at research competition


A group of information technology students recently took top awards during the student research competition portion of the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Southeast Conference at Furman University.

Student team members included Jory Alexander, Matthew Camp, Mike Deiters, Pedro Garcia, Anastasiya Golovan, Jacob Piazza, and Gina Ann Rosbury and Kevin Stevens.

Dr. Evelyn Brannock, assistant professor of information technology; Dr. Robert Lutz, associate professor of information technology; Dr. Derek Behmke, assistant professor of chemistry; and Dr. David Kerven, associate professor of information technology, served as advisors.

Robert M. Anservitz


Robert M. Anservitz, assistant professor of marketing, was recognized as RSO Advisor of the Year for academic year 2016-2017 for his work with the Marketing Club. 

Dr. Dovile Budryte


Dr. Dovile Budryte, professor of political science, recently received an award for excellence from her alma mater, Old Dominion University. The award was established in memory of Naqib Ahmad Kpulwak, a graduate from Old Dominion’s who recently passed away while teaching at American University in Kabul.  

Biology student Zahra Ali places second at STEM Research and Career Symposium


Zahra Ali, ’17, biology, recently received second place in a recent poster presentation at the STEM Research and Career Symposium hosed by the Laney Graduate School at Emory University.

Exercise science professors publish a lab manual on exercise physiology


Dr. Pamela Anderson, assistant professor of exercise science, and Dr. Lauren Tapp, associate professor of exercise science, recently published the lab manual, “Exercise Physiology: The Physiology of Exercise Testing, Volume 1,” which provides a comprehensive look at science-based testing.

Dr. Lyndsay Gratch


Dr. Lyndsay Gratch, assistant professor of film, recently published a book titled Adaptation Online: Creating Memes, Sweding Movies, and Other Digital Performances. The book explores how traditional notions of the processes and products of creative adaptation are evolving online. 

Dr. Melchor de Guzman


Dr. Melchor de Guzman, professor of criminal justice and criminology, has been elected president of the Criminal Justice Association of Georgia.

Dr. Aileen C. Dowell


Director of Student Integrity Dr. Aileen C. Dowell has been accepted as a Higher Education Resource Services 2017-2018 cohort participant in its Leadership Training Institute for Women. The mission of the nearly 40-year-old organization is to advance women leaders and advocate for gender equity.

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