System Spotlights Archive
Posted September 5, 2014
Improving Science Education
Through a state Department of Education grant, the University of North Georgia will partner with area schools to increase elementary students’ science achievement by strengthening their teachers’ content knowledge and teaching skills.
Posted August 12, 2014
Savannah State Receives $1.4 Million Grant
SSU was selected to receive a National Science Foundation grant to produce a well-qualified pool of middle and high school STEM-subject teachers.
Posted July 17, 2014
Students to Study in China
Two University of North Georgia students each have received a $10,000 Chinese Government Scholarship to study in China for a year. The scholarship, awarded by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, is given to only 10 students nationally.
Posted July 2, 2014
Breathe Easy – USG Tobacco-Free
The University System of Georgia has launched a website with information about the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus Policy that went into effect October 1, 2014 for all USG campuses.
Posted July 1, 2014
Birthe C. Reimers, a Ph.D. student in International Conflict Management Kennesaw State, designed a photo project as a way to allow residents to “voice” their perspectives through imagery and share concerns about Clarkston, a small town of nearly 8,000 residents 10 miles east of downtown Atlanta that has undergone a stark transformation in a little over three decades.
Posted June 13, 2014
Serving Our Communities
Valdosta State University’s Dr. J. Myron Faircloth, assistant professor of nursing, recently established a primary health care practice in a small, rural, one-stoplight town. His mission is to bring back the days when health-related decisions were made by a patient and his or her health care provider.