• Wednesday, September 1, 2021

    • Free HIV Testing Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Student Center, Room 2160 Details:

      Know your status. Health Services is offering free and confidential rapid HIV testing Sept. 1. No appointment is required and results will be available within a few minutes.

      For more information, email Katie Buell-Corbridge, assistant director of wellness programming, at kbuell@ggc.edu

       
       
    • Campus Vaccination Clinic Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Third Floor Lounge Details:

      Representatives from the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments will be administering the Pfizer vaccine on GGC’s campus. No appointment is required.

      Please spread the word to our community about our vaccination site by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate. You also may access information about additional vaccine sites at vaccines.gov.

       
       
  • Thursday, September 2, 2021

    • SBA LinkedIn Lab Workshop Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Building A, Room 1730 Details:

      Is your digital presence good to go? Start strengthening your presence on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network. RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required). Brought to you by the School of Business.

       
       
    • Tech Talk: Cybersecurity and Legal Issues Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Zoom Details:

      Today’s Tech Talk, titled Cybersecurity and Legal Issues, will discuss ways companies can be proactive against cybersecurity attacks. Major Karl Duff, an attorney with Professional Liability Consultants, will be the featured speaker.

      For more information, contact Dr. Madhushri Banerjee, associate professor of information technology, at mbanerje@ggc.edu.

      Join Tech Talk.

       
       
  • Friday, September 3, 2021

    • SBA Grizzly Lunch and Learn Series Session A Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Building E, Private Dining Room Details:

      Come listen to several guest speakers from a local company discuss insight and career opportunities with their organization.

      Limited seats available. Business casual attired required. RSVP REQUIRED through Handshake. Note: Students who are selected to attend the event will be notified through email.

      Brought to you by the School of Business.

       
       
  • Saturday, September 4, 2021

  • Monday, September 6, 2021

  • Tuesday, September 7, 2021

    • Campus Vaccination Clinic Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm Locations: Student Center, Third Floor Lounge Details:

      Representatives from the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments will be administering the Pfizer vaccine on GGC’s campus. No appointment is required.

      Please spread the word to our community about our vaccination site by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate. You also may access information about additional vaccine sites at vaccines.gov.

       
       
    • SBA Networking Lounge Workshop Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Student Center, Second Floor Lounge Details:

      Looking to brush up on your networking skills? Visit the second floor lounge in the Student Center for a fun simulation game. RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required). Brought to you by the School of Business.

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021

    • Directory Headshot Photo Day 1 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm Locations: Studio Grizzly – Building I, Room 1132 Details:

      Do you need a professional headshot for your directory profile?

      Walk-up directory portraits will be taken from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Studio Grizzly in Building I . No reservations needed. Photos will take 10 minutes or less.

       
       
    • Campus Vaccination Clinic Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Third Floor Lounge Details:

      Health officials will be administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on GGC’s campus. No appointment is required.

      Please spread the word to our community about our vaccination site by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate. You also may access information about additional vaccine sites at vaccines.gov.

       
       
    • Talks in Linguistics: Why Study Linguistics? Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm Locations: Stephens Family Executive Forum, Building W Details:

      Join Dr. Justin Jernigan, associate professor of linguistics, to learn about the importance of studying languages. 

      Brought to you by Student Engagement and Success, "Talks in Linguistics" is a series for those curious about the analysis of language and the social, cultural and historical factors that influence it.

       
       
  • Thursday, September 9, 2021

    • Conversation Partners Fall Kickoff Time: 9:30am - 10:45am Locations: Student Center, Second Floor Lounge Details:

      Conversation Partners is a program that pairs English as a second language students with other GGC students to talk about topics of interest. The program allows participants to enhance their speaking skills and learn about other cultures. Refreshments will be provided.

      Brought to you by Student Engagement and Success.

       
       
    • Directory Headshot Photo Day 2 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm Locations: Studio Grizzly – Building I, Room 1132 Details:

      Do you need a professional headshot for your directory profile?

      Walk-up directory portraits will be taken from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Studio Grizzly in Building I . No reservations needed. Photos will take 10 minutes or less.

       
       
    • SBA Grizzly Speaker Series: Executive Insight Program Session A(Cancelled) Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Stephens Family Executive Forum, Building W Details:

      Join the School of Business for a special presentation about life as a business executive. A brief question and answer period will follow. RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required).

       
       
  • Friday, September 10, 2021

    • Free Starbucks Samples Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm Locations: Student Center Plaza Details: Did someone say free? Join Grizzly Dining at the Student Center Plaza for free samples of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte and New Apple Crisp Macchiato!
       
       
    • SES Fall Data Sharing: Current State of GGC Data Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Microsoft Teams Details:

      Student Engagement and Success will host seven data presentations this fall with the theme "Leveraging Data to Increase Student Success."

      Today, Dr. Michelle Rosemond will present on the specific topic, "Current State of GGC Data."

      Join meeting.

      To join by phone, dial 470-737-4072 and enter the conference ID: 851 275 370#

       
       
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    • Is This Job Real? – How to Spot a Job Scam Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Virtual (Online) Details:

      When you're looking for a job, can you tell the difference between a real one and a scam? Learn how to identify fraudulent jobs and what actions to take when you encounter them.

      Brought to you by the Career Development and Advising Center, in partnership with the Office of Student Integrity.

      For more information visit ClawLink, Powered by Handshake.

       
       
    • SBA Professional Affiliations Event Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Second Floor Lounge Details:

      How connected are you to the local business community? Come network with representatives from different professional associations based in Gwinnett County and the Greater Metropolitan Atlanta area.

      RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required). Brought to you by the School of Business.

       
       
    • Grizzly Dining Open Mic Night Time: 4:00pm - 7:30pm Locations: Building E, Dining Hall Details:

      Join Grizzly Dining for an open mic night during dinner. Sing, dance, play an instrument or perform poetry for your chance to win a big Coca-Cola prize bundle! 

      Performances will begin at 5:30 p.m. and voting begins at 7:30. The winner will be announced immediately following the counting of votes.

      Sign up.

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    • HACER Spanish Conversation Group Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Student Center, Second Floor Lounge Details:

      Come together for the HACER (Hispanic Achievers Committed to Excellence in Results) Spanish Conversation Group! Use this opportunity to practice Spanish in an informal setting and learn about Hispanic and Latino cultures. Refreshments will be provided.

      Email ses@ggc.edu with any questions.

       
       
  • Thursday, September 16, 2021

    • Alumni Grizzly Conference Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Other Details:

      For alumni only, this one-day conference will connect Grizzly Alums with impactful learning lessons, lunch and a dynamic keynote speaker. 

      For more information, visit ClawLink, Powered by Handshake.

       
       
    • Hispanic Heritage Festival Time: 11:30am - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center Plaza Details: Celebrate Hispanic American Heritage Month with OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students). Come learn about and embrace the Latino culture by exploring Latin American history, traditions and food. The food is free and a live mariachi band will perform. 
       
       
    • Healthy Relationship Workshop – Bullying and Violence Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Building E, 2161 Details: Feelings are fickle. Learn to put fact in front of feeling and how to stop your feelings from dictating your behaviors. Brought to you by Wellness Programming, in collaboration with Obria Medical Clinic.
       
       
    • Fields of Gender and Sexuality Time: 2:00pm - 3:15pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Join members of GGC student organization Faces of Gender for a panel discussion about gender and sexuality. The panel will feature professors from different academic fields. 

      Email questions to Marquia, Faces of Gender vice president, at mslater1@ggc.edu

       
       
    • Tech Talk: Insider Tips for Starting your IT Career Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Zoom Details:

      Chavarous Kennebrew and Matt Berger, GGC AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals) alumni, will share their experiences transitioning from college life to the IT work force and how their participation in AITP influenced their career.

      They will also discuss insights about the importance of networking and participating in an internship in today's rapidly changing environment.

      For more information, email Dr. Madhushri Banerjee at mbanerje@ggc.edu or Dr. Lissa Pollacia at lpollaci@ggc.edu.

      Join Zoom panel.

       
       
  • Friday, September 17, 2021

    • SBA Volunteer Day A Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Off Campus Details:

      Join your fellow School of Business (SBA) students, faculty and staff for a day of service at the Junior Achievement Discovery Center, located at 1333 Old Norcross Road in Lawrenceville. Training and lunch will be provided.

      RSVP REQUIRED through Junior Achievement.

       
       
    • SES Fall Data Sharing: Getting the Most Out of the GGC Grades App Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Microsoft Teams Details:

      Student Engagement and Success will host seven data presentations this fall with the theme "Leveraging Data to Increase Student Success."

      Today, David Tanner and James Byars of the Carl Vinson Institute will present on the specific topic, "Getting the Most Out of the GGC Grades App."

      Join meeting.

      To join by phone, dial 470-737-4072 and enter the conference ID: 427 955 838#

       
       
    • Basketball and Kickball Tournament Time: 8:00pm - 11:00pm Locations: Intramural Sports Fields Details:

      Calling all ballers! Join the Greenlight Activities Board for a basketball and kickball tournament! Bring your own team of five for basketball or eight for kickball. Don't have enough for a team? Sign up at the event and you will be placed with a team. Sign up opens at 8 p.m. and the games start at 9 p.m.

      Music and food will be provided, as well as prizes for the winning teams! Send a DM on Instagram to sign up or ask questions.

       
       
    • Friday Night Lights Time: 10:00pm - 2:00am Locations: Intramural Sports Fields Details:

      Looking for something fun to do on a Friday night? Come to the intramural fields to play flag football, sand volleyball and basketball during GGC'S Friday Night Lights!

      Wellness and Recreation will provide live music, free food and beverages. All you have to do is come and have fun!

       
       
  • Tuesday, September 21, 2021

    • Campus Vaccination Clinic Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Third Floor Lounge Details:

      Health officials will be administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on GGC’s campus. No appointment is required.

      Please spread the word to our community about our vaccination site by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate. You also may access information about additional vaccine sites at vaccines.gov.

       
       
    • Dialogue on Law Enforcement and University Student Rights Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Join the discussion on law enforcement and university student rights. Panelists will include:

      • Carlos Llorens, deputy police chief, GGC police department
      • Michael Brill, former Fulton County Public Defender
      • Bob Giannini, Gwinnett County Indigent Governing Defense Committee

      Kathryn Tapp, part-time criminal justice faculty, will moderate.

       
       
    • Taste of Latin America Part 1 Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm Locations: Building E, Dining Hall Details: Join OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) and Grizzly Dining for delicious traditional Latin American food and drinks, trivia and a chance to win great prizes!
       
       
    • Making the Most of Your Academic Resources Webinar Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: BB Collaborate (Virtual) Details:

      Are you using all of your academic resources? Do you know about all of them? 

      Join this webinar, presented by the Student Success Advising Center, to learn about:

      • Library resources and services
      • Going beyond tutoring
      • Technology
       
       
    • SBA Accounting Concentration Preview Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Heritage Room, Kaufman Library Details:

      Are you interested in pursing accounting as a career after graduation? This session, brought to you by the School of Business, will feature a concentration overview and real world insight from working professionals.

      RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required).

       
       
    • Men's Soccer vs. Middle Georgia State Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Grizzly Soccer Complex Details:

      Head to the Grizzly Soccer Complex tonight where the men's soccer team will go up against Middle Georgia State. Current GGC students get in free with their Claw Card.

      View the entire schedule. 

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 22, 2021

  • Thursday, September 23, 2021

    • Final Exams – Session A Time: All Day Locations: Campus-wide Details: Final exams for session A classes will take place Sept. 23-27. View the full academic calendar.
       
       
    • Free Coffee from Java Monster Truck Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Between Building A and H Details:

      Come try some free Java Monster and get some coffee with attitude. Sponsored by Grizzly Dining and Coca-Cola.

       
       
    • Arte Latino Paint Party Time: 12:00pm - 3:30pm Locations: Student Center Plaza Details:

      Join OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) for a special Hispanic Heritage Month-themed paint party! OLAS will provide 100 black canvases and various paints for students to use. Canvases are first come, first served.

      Email questions to lavilasuazo@ggc.edu.

       
       
    • Career Navigation Series: CMAP Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: LVIS (Large Venue Interactive Space), Building E Details:

      Are you interested in the careers available to Cinema and Media Arts Production majors? Attend this series to hear from industry professionals about their career journeys. Panel discussions will include trends, skills, competencies, salary and how to gain employment in the CMAP field.

      For more information visit ClawLink, Powered by Handshake. Brought to you by the Career Development and Advising Center

       
       
    • Mercer University College of Health Professions Admissions Talk Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Building B, 1600 Details: Are you interested in becoming a physician assistant or physical therapist? Admissions counselors from Mercer University College of Health Professions will be on campus to speak to pre-PA and pre-PT students and answer questions. 
       
       
    • Young French Cinema Series Film Screening: Josep Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Heritage Room, Kaufman Library Details:

      Come to the Kaufman Library for a screening of french film Josep, the first of three screenings during the Young French Cinema Series. 

      Brought to you by the Cinema and Media Arts Production (CMAP) major and the School of Liberal Arts, Josep is about a dying man reminiscing about his time in a French concentration camp after the Spanish Civil War. 

       
       
    • Movie Night – F9: The Fast Saga Time: 8:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Residence Life Courtyard Details: Join the Greenlight Activities Board for a movie night in the Residence Life courtyard! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy F9: The Fast Saga under the stars. Food and chairs will be provided.
       
       
  • Friday, September 24, 2021

  • Saturday, September 25, 2021

    • Final Exams – Session A Time: All Day Locations: Campus-wide Details: Final exams for session A classes will take place Sept. 23-27. View the full academic calendar.
       
       
    • GGC Micro Farm Volunteer Day Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: GGC Microfarm Details:

      Calling all volunteers! Prepare to get dirty and have fun! Join us at the GGC micro farm for scheduled upkeep and maintenance. Tools, gloves, shovels and refreshments will be provided. 

      The micro farm is located near Building H at the end of the faculty parking lot. See you there!

       
       
  • Sunday, September 26, 2021

  • Monday, September 27, 2021

  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021

    • Classes Begin – Session B Time: All Day Locations: Campus-wide Details: Session B classes for the fall 2021 semester begin today. View the full academic calendar.
       
       
    • Campus Vaccination Clinic Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Student Center, Third Floor Lounge Details:

      Health officials will be administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on GGC’s campus. No appointment is required.

      Please spread the word to our community about our vaccination site by inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate. You also may access information about additional vaccine sites at vaccines.gov.

       
       
    • Taste of Latin America Part 2 Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm Locations: Building E, Dining Hall Details: Join OLAS (Organization of Latin American Students) and Grizzly Dining for another day of delicious traditional Latin American food and drinks, trivia and a chance to win great prizes!
       
       
    • Cookie and Career Fair Chat Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm Locations: Student Center Pavilion Details:

      Have a cookie while you chat about the upcoming Job and Graduate School Fair. Staff from the Career Development and Advising Center will teach you how to develop and craft your elevator pitch.

      For more information visit ClawLink, Powered by Handshake.

       
       
    • Pharmacy Club Meeting Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: Building A, 1130 Details:

      Are you a pre-pharmacy major or interested in the field of pharmacy? Get involved with the Pharmacy Club!

      The Pharmacy Club is a very active student organization that frequently hosts guest speakers from Georgia pharmacy programs who discuss admissions and program requirements.

      Email Leesa Durham at sdurham4@ggc.edu for more information.

       
       
  • Wednesday, September 29, 2021

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021

    • Readings, Writings and All That Jazz Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm Locations: Cisco Auditorium, Building C Details:

      After a three-semester break, the popular "Readings, Writings, and All that Jazz" series, initiated in 2010, returns in Fall 2021 for its 17th semester.

      Every Thursday for four weeks, faculty/staff members will present their talents in various areas, such as academic papers, personal essays, creative writing, and even dramatic presentations. All members of the GGC community are welcome and refreshments will be served.

      Schedule for each event is below: 

      Sept. 30

      • Dr. Patrick Zander, associate professor of history, historical fiction – "Madden Falls: A Novel of America and the Devil's Music"

      Oct. 7

      • Dr. Linda Mancillas, associate professor of political science, academic paper – "Alice Paul, The Radical Resistance Reformer"
      • Dr. Edward Simmons, part-time history faculty, academic reading – "Readings from Values, Truth and Spiritual Danger"

      Oct. 14

      • Dr. Jason Mosser, professor of English, poetry, "Poems, Old and New"
      • Joye Cauthen, acquisitions librarian, dramatic presentation – "The Inspiring Story of Caroline and Georgia's First Pulitzer Novel"

      Oct. 21

      • Dr. C. Douglas Johnson, professor of leadership and management, poetry and prose – "Simply Complex"
      • Clemente Quinones-Reyes, assistant professor of political science, academic paper – "International Migration: The Case of Central America-USA"
       
       
    • SBA Grizzly Speaker Series: Alumni Insight Program Session A Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Stephens Family Executive Forum, Building W Details:

      During this session, members of the SBA Torch Team will interview a successful School of Business alumnus. A brief question and answer period will follow.

      RSVP through Handshake (requested but not required).