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Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

The student body includes about 3,700 new students.
It's Official: These Gwinnett Schools Have Spirit, Yes They Do

It's Official: These Gwinnett Schools Have Spirit, Yes They Do

3 Gwinnett schools honored as 2014 Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship winners.
Gwinnett Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

Gwinnett Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

The commencement was held July 26 in Demorest, Ga.
Duluth resident named to Binghamton University Dean's List

Duluth resident named to Binghamton University Dean's List

In Hae Z Chung received academic honors from the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton.
GGC Graduates More than 100 in Summer Commencement

GGC Graduates More than 100 in Summer Commencement

This is the second year the college has held a graduation ceremony following its summer semester.
Back to School: When Are Winter, Spring Breaks?

Back to School: When Are Winter, Spring Breaks?

The first break in the Gwinnett County Public Schools calendar comes Labor Day.
Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Enrollment Reaches 172,000 Students

Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Enrollment Reaches 172,000 Students

More than 3,200 new students expected when classes open Aug. 5
How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Schools Welcome New Principals

Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Schools Welcome New Principals

10 schools will have new principals, including Gwinnett’s newest schools, Northbrook Middle and North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

The drill enabled college and county reps to evaluate their incident responses and seek ways to improve.
Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.

Back to School: 2014-15 Calendar in Gwinnett County

You already know school starts Aug. 5. So, when is the last day (and all the breaks in between)?
Duluth Student Named to Dean's Honor Roll at Oklahoma City University

Duluth Student Named to Dean's Honor Roll at Oklahoma City University

Prisca Lynch accomplished high academic standing in the spring semester.
8 From Duluth Named to Dean’s List at Emory College

8 From Duluth Named to Dean’s List at Emory College

Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.859 grade point average or higher.
4 From Duluth Among Students on Oxford Honor List

4 From Duluth Among Students on Oxford Honor List

All had high GPAs at Emory University's two-year liberal arts division.
6 Duluth-Area Students Make Dean's List at Samford

6 Duluth-Area Students Make Dean's List at Samford

To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average
Georgia Gwinnett College Accreditation Reaffirmed by Schools Commission

Georgia Gwinnett College Accreditation Reaffirmed by Schools Commission

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Board of Trustees reaffirmed GGC’s 10-year accreditation.
Duluth Students Honored for 4.0 GPA at Georgia Tech

Duluth Students Honored for 4.0 GPA at Georgia Tech

All earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Spring 2014