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Students pick service projects that will ‘make a difference’

When Tiana Thomas’ professor assigned her students to pick a service project that was important to them, Thomas took it personally. The GPC student, whose mother is battling cancer, collected items for cancer patients. Read More...

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GPC students get hands-on election experience

At 17, Georgia Perimeter College student Kelsey Poole isn’t old enough to vote, but she participated in the political process nonetheless this past November, along with 14 other GPC students. Read More...

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Top veteran Noerjadi cited for services to student veterans

A Georgia Perimeter College employee and student has been named DeKalb County’s Distinguished Military Veteran. Chris Noerjadi received the award from the Veterans Advisory Board at a Nov. 7 ceremony. Read More...

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Students reflect on ‘home’ after reading GPC Reads book

GPC faculty members from various disciplines are incorporating Natasha Trethewey’s “Beyond Katrina” book into their classes during this academic year. The U.S. Poet Laureate visited in November. Read More...

16. 12. 2013
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Campus forums answer questions about Obamacare

Gloria Harris is 63, but her youthful appearance helped her blend with dozens of other Georgia Perimeter College students attending a forum on the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Decatur Campus. Read More...

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Science students Lindsey Price and Trae Ray get help from “Charlie” while studying for their anatomy class. (photo by Leita Cowart)

Newton Campus ‘grotto’ offers science study haven

The science “grotto” is a place where everyone is a learner: Students interact with and learn from peers and faculty, and faculty help students one-on-one and learn how to better approach their own teaching. Read More...

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Noteworthy: GPC news in brief

The Pierce Cline Memorial Garden is breaking ground at Newton Campus ... GPC tops in dual and nontraditional student enrollment ... GPC named "Best (place) for Vets" ... USG-funded program aims to boost African-American male retention and graduation. Read More...

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Praiseworthy: employee news

Georgia Perimeter College’s Clelia Keen, Community Relations and Engagement, and Dr. Laura Whitlock, Science, Alpharetta, participated in the Principal for a Day program sponsored by the Greater North Fulton County Chamber of Commerce in November. Read More...

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Photoworthy: GPC in photos

Homecoming parade: Student Nzinga Ogle, a member of the Drama Club, entertains during the Homecoming parade at Georgia Perimeter’s Clarkston Campus Nov. 4. ... GPC students prepare for a 5K race which benefited the Clarkston Community Center. Read More...

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In The News: GPC in the media

Georgia Regents Consider Tobacco Ban, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "Smokers’ days may be numbered on many [state] college campuses, as the state Board of Regents considers a total tobacco ban for all 31 institutions in the university system." Read More...

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Worth Knowing: Dr. Carl McAllister

Name: Dr. Carl McAllister. Something most people don’t know about me: I’m a “Parrothead” and an “E-Streeter.” Give me Jimmy Buffett or Bruce Springsteen music, and I’m a happy camper. Read More...

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GPC Newsroom replaces In The Loop newsletter

GPC Newsroom offers more dynamic and immediate college news. Read More...

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