Spring 2015

Georgia Gwinnett College students and veterans hold armfuls of U.S. flags in front of Building B

GGC recognized as friendly to the military

Georgia Gwinnett College has twice been recognized for its service to students who are veterans or who currently serve in the U.S. military. For a second year, the college has been recognized as a military-friendly school by Victory Media and is listed by the organization at its www.gijobs.com Web site. Founded in 2001, Victory Media is a veteran-owned business that plays a pivotal role in helping… Read more →

Stas Preczewski

President’s message

Starting about 30 years ago, the Gwinnett community had a dream: a four-year college of its own. The largest county east of the Mississippi River without a four-year college, Gwinnett County invested in its dream by purchasing 160 acres of land in 1994 for a future college. Read more →

Faculty member speaks to writer.

Faculty and Staff Express Support for College

Georgia Gwinnett’s nearly 1,000 faculty and staff understand the importance of supporting the college through the GGC Foundation’s annual fund, having recently contributed about $37,000 to the cause. No matter its size, every gift is multiplied many times over due to the incredible impact of higher education on students and the community. Read more →

Ashley Beyke pitching

Grizzly Athletics named Champions of Character

It’s highly unusual for a college to build an intercollegiate athletics program, as well as its facilities, in only about a year. It’s also highly unusual for a new intercollegiate athletics program to perform so well its first season. And of course, it’s unheard of for a new program to win regional and national championships during its first year of… Read more →

group of people at Grizzly Appreciation Reception

Donors help students stay in school

“We have had students come up short by a couple hundred dollars or even as little as a few dollars,” said Dr. Lois C. Richardson, interim senior vice president for Academic and Student Affairs and provost. “Many of our students are of modest means. About 94 percent qualify for financial aid, almost 40 percent work at least part-time and many support families. Sometimes small amounts can become serious hurdles for any number of reasons.” Read more →

Zoe Harris

Harris paves the way for future GGC nurses

Zoe Harris decided at a young age to be a nurse and planned ahead to achieve her goal. While at Collins Hill High School, she got a head start on college through Georgia Gwinnett’s dual enrollment program. She also logged 400 volunteer hours at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC). In 2011, she enrolled in another Georgia college for pre-nursing courses, intending… Read more →

Robert Anservitz with former students

Anservitz engages students with real-world solutions

Anservitz’s students have used marketing concepts to create more than $2 million in deliverables for Georgia non-profits over the course of his 28-year career. For each non-profit client, his students develop an integrated marketing communications strategy that serves as the blueprint for coordinated deliverables created to meet client needs. The experience helps students expand skill sets and build portfolios. “One… Read more →

Stas Preczewski with GGC Mascot and 14 others on the stairs at the Capitol

College kicks off 10th anniversary

What better way to launch “GGC10” than where it all began …

Throughout 2015, Georgia Gwinnett College will observe numerous milestones marking its 10th anniversary year. To kick off “GGC10,” the college took its celebration to the Georgia state legislature, where the process to create the college officially began.

Two female chemistry student using molecular modeling kits as teacher looks on.

The GGC model: transforming lives, families and communities

When it was founded only 10 years ago, Georgia Gwinnett was envisioned as very different from the typical college. Some called its model an “experiment.” Thanks to dedicated faculty and staff, the experiment works. As an innovative model for 21st Century higher education and an access institution, GGC was literally built from the ground up for individual student success – no… Read more →

8 Top Claw Award winners standing with General, GGC's mascot and President Stas Preczewski


Notables includes achievements, honors and other distinctions earned by Georgia Gwinnett College and the members of its extended community. This includes faculty, staff, administration, students and close associates of the college. Notables features recognitions spanning academics and scholarship, leadership positions, community service and involvement, individual achievements and other news of significance. Read more →