Julia Westbrook





 

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

Angela Hurtado
Angela Hurtado



 

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
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

Joanna Borseth-Ortega
Joanna Borseth-Ortega



 

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.

GGC Academic Enhancement Center





 

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
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.

Dr. David J. Knight, Sr.
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

Anna Boynton
Anna Boynton



 

Anna Boynton, professional tutor, Academic Enhancement Center, was a fall 2016 GGC Top Claw award recipient. 

​Dr. Kairui Chen

​Dr. Kairui Chen
​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
​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. 

 
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