Due to the lobbying efforts of Julia Flisch, a journalist in Augusta, support builds to establish a publicly funded college for women that would prepare them for the demands of the new industrial age. In 1889, the Georgia Normal & Industrial College is chartered as a two-year college emphasizing teacher training and business skills.
Classes are small at Georgia College. Better yet, 100 percent of them are taught by men and women who love teaching. Some 80 percent have Ph.D.s from top universities. You can choose from more than 40 majors from the liberal arts to business, from health sciences to education to pre-professional programs.
We combine classroom knowledge with real-world experience. So, learning doesn't stop after class. In fact, it has just begun at that point. Service learning, study abroad, internships, undergraduate research and leadership organizations are some of the ways we bring together knowledge and life.
Students are first introduced to the Career Center through their First-Year Academic Seminar course where students complete the Focus 2 Career Assessment and access their Handshake account to access internship and career programming information. Throughout their four years at GC, students can access the Career Center through individualized appointments, career fairs, meet-ups and workshops, class and student organization presentations, campus interviews, and much more.
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The International Education Center (IEC) of Georgia College (Officially known as Georgia College & State University) promotes international and cross-cultural learning and understanding, plus inclusive excellence, and the importance and benefits of diversity.
The IEC assists the university by:
While the time you spend in the classroom is important, so is the other time you spend on campus. Whether you live in the Central Campus residence halls or the apartments on West Campus, life here is designed to make you an active part of the Georgia College community. It's a place where you can relax, make friends, and study in peace. This will be your home away from home, and we’re here to make sure you are comfortable, have fun, and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Whether you're a first-year student, a graduate student, faculty or staff, or even a member of the community, Ina Dillard Russell Library is an important place for you at Georgia College. Our campus and world thrive on information, and at Russell Library we provide the tools needed to help receive, process, and share that information.
The mission of the Student Health Clinic is to provide quality assessment and treatment to students in time of sickness and injury and to promote a healthy lifestyle and wellness. These services are provided by Nurse Practitioners, support staff, and the University Health Educator.
The Office of Recreational Sports is the largest engaged area of the campus. With 50% of students participating in intramural and club sports. Also we're kind of a big deal on snapchat.
Georgia College & State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.
My experience at Georgia Gwinnett College was amazing. The professors were very understanding and were always willing to help however they could. They understood what it means to work and go to school at the same time