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12 male tennis players standing, one holding trophy, other holding big banner reading 2015 NAIA Men's Tennis National Champion

Men’s Tennis cruises to second consecutive national championship

The Georgia Gwinnett College men’s tennis team spent the entire regular season as the undisputed No. 1 team in the country, and the Grizzlies will end the season that way too as they beat Embry-Riddle 5-0 to win a second consecutive NAIA National Championship at Mobile Tennis Center. “The men dominated from start to finish this week,” GGC Head Coach… Read more →

Dr. Darin Wilson standing in front of GGC baseball field

Wilson named 2014-15 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year

For the second time in his career and the first time since founding the intercollegiate athletics program at Georgia Gwinnett College, Dr. Darin S. Wilson has been named Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year. The announcement was made by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Wilson, GGC’s inaugural Director of Athletics, has not only guided the… Read more →

baseball player Ty Abbott about to catch a baseball

Grizzlies continue winning tradition

GGC Athletics continued its trend of excellence this year. In addition to the national honors described in the stories below, the women’s soccer team maintained its winning record, the softball team earned a conference championship, the men’s soccer team won its second consecutive conference championship, and the baseball team played in its second national championship tournament. Read more →

Students and staff looking at Career Day map

Expanded center connects students to careers

In today’s tight job market, top-notch career services make a big difference for students starting careers. In fact, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ 2014 Student Survey Report, more than 80 percent of U.S. students use the resources of their institutions’ career centers. Those students receive a job offer more frequently than those who do not use… Read more →

Graph indicating that 42% of students enrolled at GGC are first generation students.

GGC at 10: a higher education snapshot

To better understand how well Georgia Gwinnett College is performing after only 10 years, it is important to have a good overview of higher education in the U.S. As an access institution, GGC makes education possible for students who might not be accepted at more selective colleges and universities. This makes a college degree possible for students who would otherwise… Read more →

Patrick and Cedrick Mukinay standing in front of library

From the Congo to GGC in pursuit of a dream

Cedrick Dizala Mukinay has much in common with most students at Georgia Gwinnett. He is a transfer student. He works on campus to help pay his bills. He lives off-campus with family to keep costs down. And like many GGC students, this sophomore is ambitious and determined to make a difference with his life. Unlike most Grizzlies, he has come… Read more →

group of GGC IT students and their instructors hold 3 trophies they won at the AITP National conference

Notables

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. Read more →