The Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) seeks volunteers for participation in a 10-week exercise program. The program is designed to help exercise science students sharpen their hands-on skills, while gaining experience in a practical fitness setting.
Volunteers will have a pre-training and post-training fitness assessment performed, which will include:
- Blood pressure
- Body composition
- Cardiovascular fitness
- Muscular strength
Enrollment at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) maintained its upward trajectory as students started classes for the fall semester.
Preliminary numbers from the college show enrollment at more than 12,000 students (new and returning) which is 9% percent above fall 2022.
“With more than 4,000 new students, we’re excited to welcome our largest incoming class since 2019,” said Dr. Michael Poll, GGC’s vice president of Enrollment Management and Institutional Research.
Poll said the college hasRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College’s (GGC) campus came alive this morning as students began the fall semester. Officials say that preliminary enrollment numbers are trending upward compared to this time last year.
Resident students had already moved into their rooms on campus in previous days, and most commuter students were busy buying books in the bookstore or locating their classrooms.
Over the next few weeks, the college will greet new and returning Grizzlies during the college’s Grizzly WelcomeRead Full Article
College move-in day is typically a time of anticipation, exploration and newfound independence. That wasn’t lost on Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students who moved into the campus residence halls this week.
From tearful goodbyes from parents to excited introductions with new friends, students navigated the maze of dorm rooms, carrying dreams, hopes and their cherished belongings.
Officials say that campus housing is at full capacity for the fall, which is a healthy sign of engagement onRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) connected with area businesses and employers at its annual workforce development breakfast.
Participants heard from GGC deans and administrators about the college and its academic offerings. They also met with the college’s faculty and internship coordinators to discover workforce needs and pair them with students vying for internships.
Participants remarked on the quality of GGC’s students and programs. Now in its second year, the event’s success allows areaRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) contributed more than $521 million to the economy of Gwinnett County and the Atlanta metropolitan area during fiscal year 2022, according to an economic impact study (PDF) released by the University System of Georgia (USG). That’s up more than $8.8 million dollars over last year.
Including its capital outlay for construction projects, GGC has generated more than $5.8 billion in cumulative economic impact since the college has been included in the study.
“WeRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been selected to host its first Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Jane Frances Banseka from the University of Bamenda (UBA), Cameroon, will teach environmental science during the 2023-2024 academic year. Banseka was selected for the Fulbright award by the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
“I feel really happy and delighted to be at GGC,” said Banseka. “I’m excited at the opportunity to inter-relate with GGC students and faculty. I would like to shareRead Full Article
A new scholarship at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) will help first-generation college students reduce the cost of their education. Generally, first generation students are defined as those whose parents did not complete a four-year college or university degree.
Made possible by a $250,000 pledge to the Georgia Gwinnett College Foundation from Peach State Federal Credit Union (Peach State), the initiative, called The Peach State Federal Credit Union First-generation Scholars Program, willRead Full Article
Most college students take a break from their studies during the summer months, but a good number of proactive Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students have spent that time learning career-defining skills as interns at a variety of companies and organizations. Here are a few of their stories:Grayson Scott, business major Grayson Scott, business major internRead Full Article
Georgia Gwinnett College is one of 34 U.S. colleges and universities to be awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program, which aims to develop and expand study abroad programs worldwide.
Forlemu, who spent a month in Thailand with 23 GGC students thisRead Full Article
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