Early Childhood Education Students Get Hands-On Experience
Students in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) program at Gwinnett Tech can prepare for jobs in special education, preschool administration or as teacher assistants and classroom para-professionals. "Many students start with a one-semester certificate program, realize they love teaching and go on to earn their associate degree,"... Read more
Record-Setting Ceremony!
Georgia Gwinnett College awarded a record 505 bachelor's degrees during its 23rd commencement ceremony on May 18 held on the college's Library Lawn. This is the first ceremony in the college's history in which the graduate number surpassed 500. Adding to the day's highlights, GGC awarded bachelor's degrees to... Read more
Making a Difference Through Music
Ed McQuade, Buford City Schools Teacher of the Year, just finished his 28th year in the classroom - or choral room, in his case. McQuade has taught middle school (grades 6 8) choral students his entire career and is committed to the role of arts education in elevating students'... Read more
Theater provides unique Honors Program experience
One might not associate theater with the typical college honors program, but GGC's Honors Program is in its third year of providing such broad, holistic learning experiences. Through an innovative collaboration with Lawrenceville's Aurora Theatre, Honors Program members have presented sold-out productions of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," "Arts or... Read more
GA-PCOM Student Named Student National Medical Association National President
Third-year DO student Danielle Ward took the reins of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) last week as she was installed as the national president at the organization's annual conference. Ward made history as she is the first osteopathic medical student to assume this position since the SNMA's founding... Read more
Gwinnett Tech Grads are Job-Ready
More than 2,000 students received their hard-earned graduation credentials at Gwinnett Technical College! The graduates range in age from 16 to 69. Some graduates will continue their studies at a four-year college or university, but most are headed straight to high-demand career fields such as website design, nursing, radiologic... Read more
Top Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School
Every parent wants his or her child to do well in school. To help kids excel academically, parental support is even more important than buying school supplies or clothes. Here are some ways parents or guardians can help their children get and stay on track to be successful students.... Read more
Focus on the Possible
Students' little achievements are a big reward If Jamie McFarland made a public service announcement, her message would be simple: "People should realize that special education kids are just kids," she said. "They want to be included, they want to have fun. They are just like any other 8-,... Read more
Video: Teacher of the Year Jamie McFarland
Gwinnett Magazine Is Looking For High School Interns
We're launching a brand new Convergent Journalism Internship Program for the 2017-18 academic year. We're looking for exceptional students from every Gwinnett County high school to be a part of this inaugural class and help us create a one-of-a kind, live-learning lab. As an intern, you'll learn from us... Read more