Fall 2014

nursing students in lab

GGC establishes Georgia’s nursing program of choice

With new, high-tech instructional facilities in the Allied Health and Sciences building and a rare educational approach, Georgia Gwinnett College has a lofty goal – to have the baccalaureate nursing program of choice in Georgia and the premier program of the Southeast. “Ours is Georgia’s first program designed to be concept-based from its beginning, and only one of two in… Read more →

Dr. Susan Walsh's Demonstration

Nursing program: rich with traditions

Unlike other college degree programs, nursing has a decades-long heritage of rich and meaningful traditions and symbolism. “Because of the need for caring for the sick and injured, nursing has both religious and military roots, so many of nursing’s traditions grew from there,” said Sharon Grason, PhD(c), RN, director of the nursing program. “We even refer to work as being… Read more →

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal addresses attendees at a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the college’s new Allied Health and Sciences building.

Nursing, STEM programs have new home at GGC

See photos/video taken at the opening! Georgia Gwinnett College recently celebrated the opening of its much-needed Allied Health and Sciences (AHS) building. While the facility opened this summer, about 200 people attended a September ceremony marking this important milestone in the growth of the college. Speakers included Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby and Gwinnett… Read more →

Stas Preczewski

President’s Message

GGC is prepared to meet critical regional, state needs It was exciting to begin the 2014 fall semester with a new record enrollment of nearly 11,000 students and the opening of our long-awaited Allied Health and Sciences (AHS) building. It was particularly noteworthy that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal celebrated this building with us at a recent ribbon-cutting event. Governor Deal… Read more →

Kelly Kimball

Silken threads: Kimball connects the past to the future

Kelley Kimball has had a life-long love for history, significantly influenced by her Cherokee heritage. Family stories passed down through the generations gave her a personal connection with the past and an appreciation for how the past influences the present and future.Kimball enrolled at Georgia Gwinnett College in 2010 to pursue her dream of attaining a degree. After 10 years… Read more →

Undergraduate research expands student experience

Undergraduate research expands student experience

Georgia Gwinnett is unique as it offers undergraduate research experiences to all STEM majors, no matter their academic year. “At most institutions, undergraduates are not offered research opportunities until their junior or senior years,” said Dr. Thomas Mundie, dean of the School of Science and Technology. “We provide all of our students such opportunities, even freshmen.” Undergraduate research experiences expose… Read more →

Jaclyn White

White memorializes husband with endowed scholarship

Jaclyn White is busy. When she is not making custom jewelry or trying other crafts, attending events at the Braselton Gallery or speaking to audiences about one of her books, she is traipsing across the state, researching historical markers for her next book project. White wanted to be a writer since she was young. Not one to be confined to… Read more →