Baseball preview

Victoria Healy Coach Danny Blue, along with the rest of the coaching staff for the GPC baseball team  is readily awaiting the 2011 spring season and can’t wait to see how the team will perform. Last year the team had a good season with a record of 36-19. With this …

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Welcoming Stephan Moore

Victoria Healy With the start of a new semester, there are always lots of changes to look forward to. Most notably, a new Student Life Director Stephan Moore has been hired at the Newton campus this spring. “I am pleased to be a part of the warm, diverse, and collegial …

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Public Safety Grant

Victoria healy Driving in or out of Newton campus, one will notice an additional sign has appeared on the  side of the road.  The sign indicates seat belt compliance for the current month as well as the previous month. The sign coincides with the $7,500 grant Newton campus Public Safety …

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Dual Enrollment sees sharp increase

Joji Castillo The offices of Dual Enrollment are reporting large percentage of increases of DE students at Newton. Enrollment has seen a 50 percent increase in DE students, compared to the previous Spring semester. Newton has the largest MOWR enrollment of any campus and the third highest number of Dual …

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Health Center

Adam Waldorf When she came to Georgia Perimeter College in 2007 to head the nursing department, Dr. Diane White was surprised. “Where’s the infirmary? You have all these students and we don’t have anything for them.” She tried to do something about it but never had student support. In 2009, …

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HOPE Cuts

Adam Waldorf Students receiving HOPE will be feeling the ripple effect of plunging lottery sales, as  mounts on  in the near future. Georgia’s HOPE scholarship funding faces a $243 million dollar shortfall in fiscal year 2011 and a $317 million shortfall in 2012 due to declining lottery ticket sales. With …

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Line, lines and more lines

Randy Schafer A line stretching from the bookstore to the end of the cafeteria in the Dunwoody campus B building was encompassed with frustrated students attempting to buy and sell books, for the spring semester classes. According to GPC bookstore employee, Christopher Hammonds, the average wait time to enter and …

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Professor Spotlight: Dr. Benjamin Tovrog

Melissa Wong For any GPC student experiencing anxiety over an upcoming chemistry requirement, these words can be offered, “Chemistry is hard. It’s not easy, but it’s doable.” When asked how he would describe his class, this was the statement with which GPC’s own Dr. Benjamin Tovrog replied. A simple statement, …

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