Local Educators Honored as Schools Select Teachers of the Year
The first step of the district’s search for its 2016-17 Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Teacher of the Year (TOTY) is complete and 135 local school Teachers of the Year have been designated as tops in their schools. “These teachers are passionate and committed to ensuring their students have... Read more
GA–PCOM to Hold Fall Open House
Prospective students are invited to an Open House at Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA–PCOM) on Friday, October 7 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Faculty members and students will be on hand to discuss the programs offered at the Suwanee campus including Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Pharmacy... Read more
GGC Names Library for Its Founding President
Georgia Gwinnett College students, faculty, staff and members of the Gwinnett community gathered today to celebrate another first for the young college – the naming of one of its buildings. More importantly, the naming honored the college’s charter president, Dr. Daniel J. Kaufman. “It’s not every day that a... Read more
Gwinnett Technical College Adds Strong Leadership To Boards
The Gwinnett Technical College is pleased to announce the addition of Stephen A. Nadeau, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Gwinnett Medical Center to the College’s distinguished Board of Directors. Steve Nadeau, SPHR, came to Gwinnett in 1988 as vice president, Human Resources for Gwinnett Medical... Read more
Publix Helps Peachtree Ridge Students’ Initiative To Feed Hungry Students
Publix Super Markets donated hundreds of food items Tuesday to Central Gwinnett High School. The items will be used to stock the newest CARE Closet location. The Community Assistance and Resource Effort (CARE) Closet is a “confidential food pantry” stocked with non-perishable food for high school students who don’t have enough food to eat at home but... Read more
Couch Middle Math Teacher Cindy Apley Rose Earns Presidential Award for Excellence
Cindy Apley Rose, an 8th grade math teacher at Couch Middle School in Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), has been named as a winner for this year’s Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is one of 213 mathematics and science teachers to be recognized this... Read more
Duluth Academic Team Participates in National Tournament
Duluth Middle School’s Academic Team participated in the NAQT Middle School National Championship Tournament, finishing with a 4-4 record after a tough slate of matches, including close games against the number 8 and 13 teams in the tournament. Three of the four losses, were by a deficit of one... Read more
GGC’s Wilson named A.I.I. Athletics Director of the Year
Dr. Darin S. Wilson, director of Athletics at Georgia Gwinnett College, has been named the Association of Independent Institutions’ (A.I.I.) Athletics Director of the Year for the 2015-16 academic year.  The annual award recognizes Wilson’s competent, comprehensive, practical, innovative and principled approach to college athletics and the progression of... Read more
GGC Awards Nearly 150 Degrees at Summer Commencement
Almost 150 students were awarded bachelor’s degrees during Georgia Gwinnett College’s summer commencement ceremony, held August 2nd at the Infinite Energy Center Arena in Duluth, Ga. The event was attended by nearly 1,000 people. Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal presented the ceremony’s keynote address. The daughter of educators and a... Read more
GCPS Receives $10,000 from Fundraiser Sponsored by Local Company
Vulcan Materials teamed up with the Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District to raise $10,000 to benefit students in the Meadowcreek Cluster. The money—earmarked for Meadowcreek High School, Radloff Middle School, and Meadowcreek Elementary— was raised through the first annual Quarry Crusher Run held at the Beaver Ruin Road quarry... Read more