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Chattahoochee tech college environmental program makes a splash
Director Bejie Herrin said the implementation of a new lab and equipment will allow students to become more successful in the associates degree program, which is the only one of its kind offered in northwest Georgia.
Source: Cartersville Daily Tribune News
Judge W. Homer Drake Jr. named lifetime member of Mercer University Board of Trustees
Drake, a native of Colquitt who has lived most of his life in Newnan, is only the 11th person to receive the honor since Mercer was founded in 1833.
Source: Newnan Times-Herald
Mercer University sophomore wins international cello competition
SiHao He, a cellist in the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings, was awarded the grand prize during the Third Gaspar Cassado International Violoncello Competition, which ended Saturday. He competed against more than 300 applicants.
Source: Macon Telegraph/Saturday
UGA professor wins national teaching award
The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities recently honored UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics professor Michael Wetzstein with the National Teaching Award for Food and Agriculture Science.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Augusta residents still upset over GRU animal experiments
One protest has already taken place and another is scheduled for Dec. 7.
Source: Augusta Chronicle/Sunday
Georgia’s Lady Bulldogs defeat Georgia State
It was the championship game of GSU’s Thanksgiving Invitational.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald/Sunday
Mercer professor named interim president of Liberian seminary
Richard Wilson, a professor and chairman of the Christianity department at Mercer University, has been named the interim president for a seminary in Liberia.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Gwinnett County Schools begins largest building project
A $63.5 million high school for 2,000 students is scheduled to open in August 2015 in Lawrenceville.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post