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.

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

Dr. Sherita Moses
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.”

Dr. Jyotsna "Josi" Kalavar and Kirsten Magda co-author scholarly article in the Journal of Intergenerational Relationships

Dr. Jyotsna "Josi" Kalavar
Dr. Jyotsna "Josi" Kalavar


 

Dr. Jyotsna "Josi" Kalavar, professor of psychology, and Kirsten Magda, '2020, human development and aging services, co-authored the scholarly article, "I’m Here, You’re There: In-Absentia Caregiver Stress & Transnational Support of Elderly Mothers by Adult Children" in the "Journal of Intergenerational Relationships," in July 2020.

Dr. Shoshana Katzman wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a cell biology course

Dr. Shoshana Katzman
Dr. Shoshana Katzman


 

Dr. Shoshana Katzman, assistant professor of biology, won a $25,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a cell biology course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $47,000.

Dr. Shuhua Lai wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a web development course

Dr. Shuhua Lai
Dr. Shuhua Lai


 

Dr. Shuhua Lai, professor of information technology, won a $10,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a web development course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $18,000.  

Dr. Cengiz Gunay wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a software development course

Dr. Cengiz Gunay
Dr. Cengiz Gunay


 

Dr. Cengiz Gunay, assistant professor of information technology, won a $10,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a software development course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $20,000. 

Dr. Skanda Vivek wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for several mathematics courses

Dr. Skanda Vivek
Dr. Skanda Vivek


 

Dr. Skanda Vivek, assistant professor of physics, won a $10,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for several mathematics courses. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students more than $59,000.

Dr. Hyesung Park wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a Java programming course

Dr. Hyesung Park
Dr. Hyesung Park


 

Dr. Hyesung Park, assistant professor of information technology, won a $30,000 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a Java programming course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program. The project will save GGC students about $87,350.

Dr. Shuting Xu wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a web technologies course

Dr. Shuting Xu
Dr. Shuting Xu


 

Dr. Shuting Xu, associate professor of IT, won a $4,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for a web technologies course. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program.

Dr. Todd Lindley wins grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for introductory geography courses

Dr. Todd Lindley
Dr. Todd Lindley


 

Dr. Todd Lindley, associate professor of geography, won a $4,800 grant to develop low- or no-cost instructional materials for introductory geography courses. The funding is provided by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents' Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grant program.

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