Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Greater Atlanta Christian School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Greater Atlanta Christian School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Greater Atlanta Christian School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Greater Atlanta Christian School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
On June 8, Oglethorpe University welcomed incoming students to campus for MAP Day (Making a Petrel), required and reserved for students who have committed to attend Oglethorpe. During the three MAP Days, first-year students meet with their advisors, enroll in fall semester classes, and receive their official Petrel Pass student IDs.
Studies have begun for the 673 members of the Class of 2019 at Lafayette College, one of the most academically powerful in the College's history. Students in the 184th class were selected from over 7,465 applications.
Kennesaw State University recently named students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence for the Spring 2018 semester. To achieve this honor, each student must have completed at least 9 semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 255th Commencement exercises on May 4 -5 2018, at the McCamish Pavilion.
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has recognized Georgia Southern University's Multimedia Development Center (MDC) with four Student Emmy Award nominations. The MDC student production teams received two nominations for Sports - Live Events, Fairfield vs. Georgia Southern in Men's Baseball and Georgia State vs. Georgia Southern in Women's Basketball. Also, student Holden Galatas received a nomination in the Talent category for his anchor work of these events. "I'm so excited to have received this honor, I never really thought this would be occurring in this stage of my career. This has been a team effort since we started. If I win this, it is a trophy for the team not just for me," said Galatas. Students Shelby Head, Bradon Holder, Jayden Moss, Sterling Mattison and Robert Ross received a nomination for Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs for the production of the "Strings at Southern Chamber Music Festival." "The experience working at the MDC has provided me with an unsurpassed professional experience in the broadcast and video production field. I have been presented with numerous opportunities to grow and really augment my major of Electrical Engineering with this educational experience. I can't thank Georgia Southern enough for this opportunity," said Holder. Moss also received a nomination in the Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs category and has been hired to produce videos for Disney Theme Parks upon graduating from Georgia Southern. "Thank you Georgia Southern, it's because of the experience at the MDC that I was able to be hired in my job at Disney and then be nominated for this award," said Moss. The student Emmy winners will be announced in Atlanta on June 9. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, NATAS, is a professional organization for individuals in the television and broadcasting industry. NATAS is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and the gatekeepers of the prestigious regional EMMY Awards.The Southeast Chapter represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from each of our television markets (Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Asheville, N.C.). The MDC, a division of University Advancement and External Affairs, provides students with training and hands-on experience that they can then translate into real-world opportunities. Students run cameras, direct, produce and manage more than one-hundred live events each year including ESPN3 and nationally televised broadcasts.
Wofford College initiated 37 students into its chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 8.
Georgia Southern's Model UN delegation returned from the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference, the largest Model UN conference in the world, with an Outstanding Delegation Award. Georgia Southern was also recognized for Outstanding Position Paper Writing for the 14th time in 15 years. The team competed against more than 200 schools from around the world, and more than 3,600 hundred delegates.
More than 300 undergraduate students presented their research at the Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC) on Thursday, April 12. Students from a wide variety of disciplines shared their findings through oral presentations, posters, artistic displays and musical performances.
More than 140 students from 10 departments in the College of Arts and Sciences participated in the Fall 2017 Undergraduate STEM Research Conference on Oct. 27, 2017, presenting research, research proposals, or literature on topics of interest.
Forty-four members of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2020 at Georgia State University received their white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony and Service of Remembrance on October 26. Receiving the white coats marks the students' transition to clinical education and professional status as developing healthcare providers.
More than 100 Georgia State University students received scholarships to study abroad during the 2016-2017 academic year.
On Friday, June 17, 2016, the newest Georgia College students and their families will attend New Student Orientation. Orientation is a day-long program that offers new students and transfer students the opportunity to establish a link with faculty in their intended major, become familiar with the campus and the array of academic and campus life programs available and "take care of business" to prepare for move-in.
More than 150 students of the Georgia State University College of Law were recognized for their achievements during the college's Honors Day celebrations this spring.
More than 300 students were honored at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Honors Day at Georgia State University, held March 30, 2017.
Fifteen Samford students have been honored by the Birmingham Center of Colonial Dames of America for outstanding papers written in Samford history classes.
Students in the School of Human Ecology's Adventure Education class took the trip of a lifetime Oct. 21-23 when they hiked through the Great Smoky Mountains.
Alexander Lipscomb of Dacula among students in the Georgia Southern Chorale and Southern Gentlemen who took home top honors in Budapest
The Georgia Southern Chorale and the Southern Gentlemen won in competition at the "Laurea Mundi Budapest" Festival of Choral Music, held in Budapest, Hungary, July 9-13. The Georgia Southern Chorale won the Grand Prix in the mixed choir category and the spirituals category. The Southern Gentlemen won the open category in pop music and was invited to sing against the Georgia Southern Chorale in the Grand Prix.