Two Gwinnett Special Education Paraprofessionals Earn Statewide Honor
Linda Gourley, a pre-K paraprofessional at Corley Elementary School, and Meghan Rosser, a former Autism paraprofessional at Alcova Elementary School, have been named co-winners of the 2017 Special Education Paraprofessional of the Year Award by the Georgia Council for Exceptional Children (GA CEC). Rosser is now a special education... Read more
Welcome Back Week: Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology
As The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (GSMST) opened the school doors for their 10th year, students came back excited and motivated to get back into the groove. To help keep up the hype, Student Council (StuCo) at GSMST planned a fun Welcome Back Week based around... Read more
GA-PCOM Orientation Week is a Wrap
"We chose you through a rigorous application process and you chose us. That's a great marriage," Chief Campus Officer Bryan Ginn said to the about 300 new students who attended orientation at Georgia Campus Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM) last week. The students are from all areas of... Read more
GGC Tutoring Services Win Prestigious Award
The Academic Enhancement Center's (AEC) TIC-TAC-TOE program recently won a University System of Georgia Chancellor's Service Excellence Student Improvement Initiative Team Award Silver Level. "The AEC team's efforts were cited for improved satisfaction and student retention," said Dr. T.J. Arant, senior vice president for Academic and Student Affairs and... Read more
Gwinnett Tech Photography Portfolio Show & Artist Reception
Gwinnett Technical College's Photography Program invites members of the media and community to see the 2017 Portfolio Exhibition showcasing the creative works of their Graduating Photography Seniors.Gwinnett Technical College's Photography Program invites members of the media and community to see the 2017 Portfolio Exhibition showcasing the creative works of... Read more
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful to Launch Plant It Forward with $20K Lowe's Grant
Keep America Beautiful, the nation's iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the organization is providing Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful with a $20,000 grant as part of the 2017 Keep America Beautiful/Lowe's Community Partners Grant Program. The 2017 Keep America Beautiful/Lowe's Community Partners Grant Program engages local volunteers to... Read more
Greater Atlanta Christian School Names New President  Third President in 50 Years
Dr. David Fincher, the second President of Greater Atlanta Christian School (GAC), has announced that at the close of this historic 50th anniversary year, he will be stepping away from the school presidency effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Fincher has spent his entire career at GAC. He arrived at... Read more
Cybersecurity Program Teaches Current Tools in Technology
Laura Hofer, a cybersecurity student at Gwinnet Tech, won't graduate until December, but she's confident she'll find a job. One reason: she's active in Gwinnett Tech clubs that provide frequent networking opportunities and access to internships. Plus, the program also has a great reputation among employers. A number of... Read more
Brookwood High School's Simmons earns nod from National Council of Teachers of English
Dr. Amber Simmons, an English teacher at Brookwood High School, has been named a 2017 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) High School Teacher of Excellence Award winner. The award recognizes and celebrates excellent high school teachers. Simmons is the only Georgia teacher to receive the award and... Read more
Dr. Marshall Shepherd, the former president of the American Meteorological Society and the host of "Weather Geeks" on the Weather Channel, is scheduled to stop by Alcova Elementary School on August 16 to talk to students about the solar eclipse that will occur August 21. The University of Georgia... Read more