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Seijin Tranberg at chalkboard teaching

From Gwinnett to Asia – Tranberg’s global view

Seijin Tranberg enrolled at Georgia Gwinnett College with no clear direction, but thanks to the inspiration and support of faculty and some deep soul searching, he is now on a mission to affect international change. “After high school, I took a step back to accept my faults and immaturities, realizing they weren’t conducive to a sustainable, happy lifestyle,” Tranberg said…. Read more →

students on bikes in Spain

Global civic engagement enlightens tomorrow’s leaders

While many students enjoyed their 2014 spring break at the beach, 15 students prepared meals for the homeless at the Church of St. Augustine’s soup kitchen in Barcelona, Spain, through the Global Civic Engagement Program (GCEP). The offices of Internationalization and Student Involvement created GCEP to expand service learning to include global experiences and perspectives. It also supports GGC’s emphasis… Read more →

Brittany Perry in front of Library

Perry: 21st century Renaissance woman

Brittany Perry wastes nothing – neither opportunities, networking contacts nor waking hours. And in her mission to achieve her goals, she certainly is not wasting time. Nor is she wasting her talents, skills and knowledge in pursuit of her careers. Yes, careers – plural. Perry sees no reason to restrict herself to just one. This is an empowered young woman… Read more →

GGC graduate happily holding diploma

School of Transitional Studies supports student success

Georgia Gwinnett was literally built from the ground up for student success, no matter the level of student preparation. GGC’s access mission means it enrolls many students who would not be accepted at selective institutions, as they are among the least prepared for college. They may be the first in their families to go to college. They may not have… Read more →