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Featured - USG Students and Faculty Represent the USA at the Olympics
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USG Students and Faculty Represent the USA at the Olympics

Columbus State University Assistant Rifle Coach Breaks Olympic Record, Wins Gold
Columbus State University assistant rifle coach Jamie Gray broke the Olympic record in the 50-meter air rifle three-position event shooting a 691.9 to capture the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics Saturday morning. It is the first medal in Gray’s shooting career in her fourth Olympic event. She also becomes the first medal winner associated with Columbus State. For more, please visit: http://csucougars.com/sports/rifle/2011-12/releases/20120804bqogkf.

Armstrong Atlantic State University Professor Contributes Medical Expertise to Olympics
Dr. George Davies, professor of physical therapy, participated in the Olympic Games by invitation of the International Olympic Committee-Medical Committee, to present scientific papers and workshops at the Sports Medicine Symposium in the Olympic Village for the clinicians at the London Olympic Games. This was Dr. Davies’ fourth Olympic Games serving in a part-time capacity.

University of Georgia Students Bring Accumulate Hardware at the Olympics
Below is a list of students that represented the University of Georgia at the 2012 Olympics:

• Allison Schmitt, a rising senior at UGA, Swimming - three golds, one silver, one bronze
• Andrew Gemmell, a rising junior at UGA, swimming
• Shannon Vreeland, a rising junior at UGA, swimming - gold

• Yousef Alaskari, an incoming freshman at UGA, swimming
• Matias Koski, an incoming freshman at UGA, Swimming
• Brittany MacLean, an incoming freshman at UGA, swimming
• Ediz Yildirimer, an incoming freshman at UGA, swimming

• Shaunae Miller, an incoming freshman at UGA, track and field
• Brittany Rogers, an incoming freshman at UGA, artistic gymnastics
• Elizabeth Reid, a senior at UGA, volleyball

For more information, please visit: http://www.redandblack.com/sports/olympic-recap-track-and-field-athletes-return-from-competition/article_3d418354-e4a5-11e1-935e-001a4bcf6878.html and http://www.redandblack.com/sports/olympic-recap-georgia-swimmers-return-with-six-medals-in-hand/article_ac8306ec-e424-11e1-bbdc-0019bb30f31a.html.

Posted by Sonja Roberts on September 17, 2012
Published in: On Campus, Students on Campus

Public Colleges Finalize Plans to Help More Georgians Earn Degrees

Public Colleges Finalize Plans to Help More Georgians Earn Degrees

Posted by Sonja Roberts
September 17, 2012

Gordon State College Name Approved by Regents

Gordon State College Name Approved by Regents

Posted by Sonja Roberts
September 17, 2012

UWG President Announces Retirement

UWG President Announces Retirement

Posted by Sonja Roberts
September 17, 2012

GSW Hispanic Recruiter to Receive National ‘role model’ Award

GSW Hispanic Recruiter to Receive National ‘role model’ Award

Posted by Sonja Roberts
September 17, 2012

GSU School of Music Receives Multimillion-dollar Planned Gift

GSU School of Music Receives Multimillion-dollar Planned Gift

Posted by Sonja Roberts
September 17, 2012

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