The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of professional fundraisers in the world, has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Dr. Rebecca Davis, executive director of corporate and foundation relations.Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its more than 31,000 members in 235 chapters throughout the world. The ACFRE is an achievement earned by only 111 professionals since the inception of the program in 1992.
Candace Williams-Brown, digital content specialist, received the Outstanding Newcomer Award from the Georgia Education Advancement Council for her work with analytics and data mining in support of major enrollment and fundraising campaigns at GGC.
Early this month, 19 GGC students traveled to Orlando, Florida to participate in an Alternative Break Trip sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement. Students and their chaperones, Rontai Walker, associate director, and Josee Dolcee, administrative coordinator, collaborated with Hands on Orlando and the Orlando Rescue Mission to participate in various service projects including working with preschool aged children, serving meals to homeless, landscaping and removing debris from a local STEM Park.