Jun 03 2024

GGC's Dr. Misael Romero-Reyes to participate in 2024 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute

Dr. Misael Romero-Reyes

Dr. Misael Romero-Reyes, assistant professor of chemistry, is one of 20 individuals selected by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science to participate in the 2024 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute.

May 07 2024

GGC student wins 2024 Gwinnett County Public Library Student Film Festival

Hannah Gil smiling at camera

Hannah Gil, '25, cinema and media arts production, won first place for Best Animation in the 2024 Gwinnett County Public Library Student Film Festival with her film, "Dreamscape." 

May 06 2024

GGC faculty teams win Affordable Learning Grants

Dr. Yi Ding smiling at camera
Dr. Rebecca Flynn smiling at camera
Dr. Todd Lindley
Dr. Katherine Pinzon smiling at camera

GGC faculty teams recently won more than $41,000 in Affordable Learning Grants (ALG) for the development of digital materials and related research that will result in significant savings for students.

Dr. Yi Ding, professor of information technology (IT), won a $4,000 ALG Transformation Grant to revise no-cost course materials, videos, hands-on instructions with screenshots, PowerPoint slides and textual materials for the ITEC 2201 course. The project aims to enhance student success metrics, including retention rates, academic performance, passing rates and enrollment figures for programs

Apr 29 2024

GGC's Dr. Kinga Varga-Dobai and education students present at USG conference

Dr. Kinga Varga-Dobai smiling at camera

Dr. Kinga Varga-Dobai, professor of language and literacy education and chair of the Elementary Education and Literacy Department, and education majors Malena Chavac-Zetino and Daniela Valera-Tejada, presented “Service-Learning Practices in Elementary Teacher Education” at the 2024 University System of Georgia Teaching and Learning Conference, held recently at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. 

Apr 05 2024

Spring 2024 Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society inductees

Thirty Georgia Gwinnett College students majoring in biology, chemistry, information technology, mathematics and psychology were recently inducted into GGC’s chapter of Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honor Society. The GGC chapter’s advisors are Dr. Alvina Atkinson, professor of mathematics, and Dr. Latanya Hammonds-Odie, professor of biology.

Apr 05 2024

GGC’s Drs. Cathy Dyches and Eva Cleveland present at GANE Conference

Dr. Cathy Dyches smiling at camera
Dr. Eva Cleveland smiling at camera

Dr. Cathy Dyches, professor of nursing, and Dr. Eva Cleveland, assistant professor of health science and Health Sciences Department chair, presented a systematic scoping review entitled, "Bullying Trends and Interventions in Healthcare Higher Education" at the 2024 Georgia Association of Nursing Educators (GANE) Annual Conference. In addition to presenting findings and recommendations for interventions, they will continue this line of research through a mixed methods study.

Apr 01 2024

GGC's Dr. Marc Gilley recently released a music album, 'Childhood'

Dr. Marc Gilley smiling at camera

Dr. Marc Gilley, associate professor of music and associate dean for the School of Liberal Arts, recently released a music album titled “Childhood” by Spondee. Spondee is a duo featuring Gilley on saxophone and his bandmate Louis Romanos on drums and electro-acoustic instruments.

Mar 06 2024

GGC's Dr. Peter Sakaris receives two awards from the American Fisheries Society

Dr. Peter Sakaris wearing a light blue shirt and glasses smiling at camera

Dr. Peter Sakaris, professor of biology, received the Distinguished Service Award and the Professional of the Year Award at the Georgia Chapter of the American Fisheries Society 2024 Annual Meeting.

Mar 05 2024

GGC faculty win Affordable Learning Grants

Dr. Umar Mujahid Khokhar wearing a checkered colored shirt and smiling at camera
Dr. Binh Tran wearing a black jacket, white shirt and black/white tie and smiling at the camera
Dr. Lijun Pang wearing glasses and smiling at camera
Dr. Rebecca Flynn smiling at camera
Dr. Thomas Lilly wearing a light blue shirt and smiling at camera
Dr. Pat Uelmen Huey smiling at camera
Dr. Rabia Shahbaz wearing glasses and smiling at camera

Note: Photos appear in the order as mentioned below.

GGC faculty teams recently won $67,775 in Affordable Learning Grants (ALG) for the development of digital materials and related research that will save students about $190,000 annually. 

Dr. Umar Khokar, assistant professor of information technology (IT), and Dr. Binh Tran, associate professor of IT, recently won an ALG Textbook Transformation Grant to digitalize materials for a computer networking course. By providing no-cost textbooks for 300 students, the project will result in nearly $70,000 in savings to students and the college.

Feb 22 2024

GGC's Drs. Funwi Ayuninjam and Boyko Gyurov join Institute of International Education delegation

Dr. Funwi Ayuninjam wearing a beige jacket, gray shirt, and gray, black and white tie wearing glasses and smiling at the camera
Dr. Boyko Gyurov wearing a white shirt and smiling at camera

Georgia Gwinnett College has been selected by the Institute of International Education (IEE) and the U.S. Embassy Bangkok as one of 48 U.S. and Thai higher education institutions to participate in IEE's current International Academic Partnership Program, which is focused on Thailand. This group of institutions will work on developing and enhancing international higher education partnerships between the countries. Dr. Funwi Ayuninjam, director of Internationalization, and Dr. Boyko Gyurov, professor of mathematics, will join a U.S. delegation to Thailand to visit potential partners.