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Senior receives award for community engagement research

For some Milledgeville community members, Ashlyn Douglas is a familiar face. The senior sociology major has spent her time at Georgia College reaching out to the community including working on a garden plot at the Lucille Harris Community Garden, visiting seniors at the Baldwin Senior Center and helping in the planning and painting of the mural at the Collins P. Lee Center. But the community-involved Sandersville native wasn’t always this outgoing...


Dr. Sandra Godwin, Associate Professor of Sociology, receives the Irene Rose Community Service Award

Dr. Sandra Godwin, Associate Professor of Sociology has been recognized as the recipient of the 2014-2015 Irene Rose Community Service Award. She was selected in recognition of her outstanding service to the Middle Georgia, particularly her work in the Harrisburg Community. Dr. Godwin’s most recent involvement included co-teaching a class with Art Professor Valerie Aranda. During the semester, the students created a mural, which adorns a wall at the Collins P. Lee Center. This mural was formally dedicated on October 4, 2014 during the Harrisburg Festival...


Accounting students teach seventh graders about financial literacy

Georgia College business students spent time this semester not only learning the basic principles of accounting, but also how to teach some of those concepts to others. The student’s in Heather Gangi’s accounting course spent four days at GMC Prep helping middle school students learn the importance of planning for their future...


Free foreign language classes open to community

Georgia College’s ENGAGE Quality Enhancement Plan, which provides a blueprint for building a culture of learning through community-based experiences connecting students with the community, offers a new opportunity for GC students and Milledgeville community ...


Engaged learning in the classroom through STEAM Night

Watch the STEAM Night Video On February 5th, Georgia College students worked one-on-one with local school children during the second annual STEAM Night at Creekside Elementary. Hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) activities were the focus for the … 


Local heroes part of Citizen Soldier project

Last semester, Dr. Katie Simon’s Public Memory (GC1Y) students worked with California-based artist Jack Leamy to preserve the stories of Georgia Veterans. This video highlights the pop-up museum the students arranged to display drawings and interviews made with the veterans. 


ENGAGE funding opportunities for faculty, staff and students

The Department of ENGAGE announces several grant and award opportunities for faculty, staff and students. We are excited to launch an opportunity for students to be recognized as an ENGAGE student fellow. These awards support and recognize implementation of new … 


EPA Signs Memorandums of Understanding with Georgia College and State University, HHS and USDA Rural Development

Georgia College signed an MOU with the EPA and the City of Eatonton to participate in the College/Underserved Community Partnership. 


Carnegie 2015 Community Engagement Classification

Georgia College has been selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification. As one of the 83 institutions to receive first-time classification, Georgia College was recognized along with 47 public universities …


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