Jan 30 2024

Student interest in nonprofit careers enhanced thanks to internship program

Jennah Baksh wasn’t thinking about nonprofit work as a career after graduation. But a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) program that connects student interns with area nonprofits might change her mind.

Baksh, 22, of Snellville is a GGC senior management information systems major, minoring in information technology (IT) is set to graduate later this year. When she was a junior, she participated in the college’s Nonprofit Internship Program, a collaboration between the Georgia Gwinnett College

Jan 22 2024
Dr. Philip Vinson

Georgia Gwinnett College economist discusses interest rates, housing market in advance of upcoming Fed meeting

Eight times a year, the Federal Open Market Committee, part of the Federal Reserve System and often referred to as “the Fed,” meets to make decisions about the country’s financial systems that affect short- and long-term interest rates, foreign exchange rates, the amount of money and credit available, and, ultimately, a range of economic variables including employment, output, and the prices of goods and services. In other words, what happens in those meetings affects every American’s bank

Jan 15 2024
Pic of 2024 MLK Day of Service participants

Georgia Gwinnett College students serve the community during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is a day of rest for some. But for more than 125 Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) students, it was a day of service as they participated in projects on campus.

The day started with a rousing performance by the Phi XI Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Members said the performance was a way to honor King, who himself was a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

The performance was followed by guest speaker Melvin Everson, vice president

Jan 09 2024

Georgia Gwinnett College class seeks volunteers for free physical assessments and exercise program

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
  • Balan