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School, day care closings in Central Georgia

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

Here is the list of school and daycare closings for Monday, January 6:

Apple Tree Academy - CLOSED

Bibb County - CLOSED

Care-A-Lot Learning - CLOSED

GMC athlete named NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year

GMC athlete named NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year

Throughout the 2013 season, Georgia Military freshman Jovon Robinson proved to be one of the best running backs in the history of two-year college football. Breaking two single-season records and tying two more, Robinson was selected as this year’s Spalding® NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year.

Breaking two NJCAA single-season rushing records, Robinson compiled 2,387 yards and 34 touchdowns on the ground this season. Robinson’s 34 rushing touchdowns shattered former Rochester running back Isaac Odim’s record of 27 set in 2007.

The previous single-season rushing record of 2,338 yards has stood since 1996 when the record was set by Rodrick Johnson of Dixie State – now an NCAA Division II program.

Georgia College hoops scores vs Anderson University

Georgia College hoops scores vs Anderson University

Men's Basketball

Georgia College (3-4) - 66
Anderson (7-2) - 74

Women's Basketball

Georgia College (7-0) - 68
Anderson (7-6) - 61

Georgia Military's Bert Williams named Coach of the Year

Georgia Military's Bert Williams named Coach of the Year

WACO, TEXAS – Georgia Military College (GMC) Head Coach Bert Williams has been named the 2013 American Community College Football Coaches Association (ACCFCA) Coach of the Year. The award will be presented to Williams at the American Football Coaches Association Coach of the Year Dinner on Tuesday, January 14, at the 2014 AFCA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Georgia College ranked as top value public college

Georgia College ranked as top value public college

Georgia College was ranked on “Kiplinger’s Personal Finance” magazine’s list of top public college values for 2014.

The Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business and personal finance advice included Georgia College on its list of the top 100 public colleges based on the university’s commitment to delivering a good value to students.
 

The list is compiled from data that includes academic quality and affordability for students.

Georgia College was one of only four schools in the state included on the top 100 list.

The rankings are based on quality measures such as the admission rate, the test scores of incoming freshmen and four- and six-year graduation rates. It also includes cost data like tuition, fees, room and board and financial aid for in-state and out-of-state students.

Holiday Concert supports student scholarships

Holiday Concert supports student scholarships

Funds raised from events like the upcoming Holiday Concert help provide the opportunity for students to achieve their educational and musical goals.

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Georgia College announces new VP for Advancement

Georgia College announces new VP for Advancement

After a nationwide search, Georgia College President Dr. Steve Dorman welcomes a new member to the leadership team.

Monica Delisa will join the staff as Vice President for University Advancement.

Delisa currently serves as assistant vice president of development for the Texas A&M Foundation.

“Monica’s experience and career accomplishments speak volumes about her dedication to strategic planning, fundraising efforts and alumni programing,” said Dorman.

Throughout her career, Delisa has been deeply involved in university advancement also serving at the University of Arizona in several different capacities as well as a private high school in the Tucson, Ariz. area.

“I am very honored to receive the opportunity to join the Georgia College team under the leadership of President Steve Dorman,” said Delisa. “I look forward to working with the community and alongside the stellar leadership team in place.”

Delisa will begin her new role in March.