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GPC Clarkston Diversity

By Tammara Green International students have a fresh take on GPC and the education offered here. Walk into any class on campus, and you are guaranteed to find at least one international classmate. Georgia Perimeter College has several campuses, but Clarkston is the most diverse. The teachers, advisors, and student …

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System-Wide Smoking Ban


By Tina Caulder Restaurants, bars, hospitals, and now the college campus. The “truth” about smoking has now reached the Board of Regents. Regent Thomas Hopkins and two other members have come out fully supporting a non-smoking proposal due for review early this year. If agreed upon, the board members will implement …

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The Importance of GPC

 By Victoria Song From all the colleges in Georgia, Jerry S.Wilson chose to attend DeKalb Community College, now known as Georgia Perimeter College.  “I chose DeKalb because I could accrue transferable credits from an accredited college,” said Wilson.  GPC has more than 20,000 students, and they, like Wilson, can find …

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There is An App For That

By Joy Bratcher Recently, Georgia Perimeter College has created an app for its students and future students to download to their phones. This app has several features including links to the SIS system and a section for applicants to the university who can check to see what is needed for admissions.  …

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Are Online Classes the Right For You?

By Amanda Cinquemani   As the importance and convenience of technology increases in today’s society, the trend of online education also needs to be considered. Georgia Perimeter College understands the importance of offering the option of online education, and according to GPC’s website, we are the largest online program in the …

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GPC’s New Ping-Pong Champion

By Tammy Le Computer science major Nawar Alquadhy is one step closer to accomplishing his dream after winning a Ping-Pong tournament Oct. 24 on the Clarkston campus. Playing since he was 15, Alwadhy has loved the sport since he was a child and is hoping to go to state and …

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Active Solutions Panel on Clarkston

By Troi Charity The Leadership Academy, Criminal Justice club and African American Students Association present, “Death of Silence” a panel discussion to find active solutions to end racial discrimination in the criminal justice system. “We want this event to focus on forward thinking solutions,” said Anthony Smith, president of Leadership …

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