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Decatur SGA meeting Sept. 7

By Kierra Johnson   In the wake of the budget crisis, Decatur Student Government Association is working hard to represent and educate students. In their meeting on September 7, 2012, one objective was made clear, and that is to improve initiatives to engage students. It was discussed that in addition …

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Decatur SAF budget hearing

By Kierra Johnson   On Friday, March 23rd, every campus of GPC had a budget hearing to determine how much money would be given to different clubs and groups. Although it sounds simple, the process of dividing the money in GPC’s budget is very intricate. First, every group must have …

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Nakisha Crawford

Best selling author and relationship expert is going to be at Decatur to have a honest conversation about relationships. According to Crawford’s website, she is mother of two and a stepmother, and also considers herself “like many other women in the world…something like a superwoman. “ Crawford’s debut book, “I …

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Living History, Tia Norfleet

Tia Norfleet is currently making black history. She is the first and only African-American female Nascar driver and she’ll be speaking at Decatur on Feb. 29. Norfleet is a native of Suffolk, Virginia, but now lives in Augusta, where racing has become a major part of her life. Introduced to …

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Decatur’s technology deficit

By: William Pauldo   During the 2011-2012 school semester GPC has begun integrating technology into the school’s curriculum. The push for integrating technology into classrooms has birthed both the iTeach program and the MediaSpot program. The iTeach program allows teachers to use iPads to aid in instructing a class and …

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GPC Foundation Member Talks Business with Students

By Breanna Wimby – Collegian Staff With 30 years of experience in international banking, a GPC Foundation Board Trustee and Senior Vice President of East West Bank, Henry Yu, spoke to the students about China’s economy, banking sector, and commercialization and internationalization of Chinese currency. Sponsored by the Business Club …

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Decatur Celebrates Hispanic Culture

By Ashley Oglesby – Collegian Staff Mariachi music came to GPC Sept. 27 as Decatur campus hosted a celebration of Hispanic culture with a live performance from Pepe Lopez and his mariachi band from Guadalajara, Jalisco in Mexico, the hometown of Mariachi. Lopez explained that the music tradition comes from …

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