November 2016

Georgia College Connections | Data, Polls and the 2016 Presidential Election

Nov 30, 2016
2016 Presidential Election poll

On this edition of Georgia College Connections, we are joined by Eric Braun, a data scientist at the Georgia College Office of Institution Research and Effectiveness, Costas Spirou, Georgia College Interim Provost and one of the authors of Georgia College’s State of the State Poll, and James Schiffman assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communications. Braun, Spirou, and Schiffman talk about polling practices during the 2016 Presidential Election.

Georgia College Connections | Times Talk | Humanitarian Aid in a Wake of Natural Disaster

Nov 30, 2016
Aid providing medicine to a child in Haiti

On this Times Talk edition of Georgia College Connections, we talk with Clay Poer and Sabrina Brant who are students in a Georgia College Second Year class on Natural Disasters with Dr. Amanda Reinke. They specify the factors that affect how and where aid organizations can help after natural disasters.

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Milledgeville Matters | Hugh Harrington and The Boy Soldier, Edwin Jemison

Nov 22, 2016
Detail of the portrait of Private Edwin Francis Jemison

Hugh Harrington is co-author of “The Boy Soldier: Edwin Jemison and the Story Behind the Most Remarkable Portrait of the Civil War.”

In this episode of Milledgeville Matters, Harrington talks with host Daniel McDonald about the story of his decade-long journey to learn more about one of the most unforgettable images of the Civil War.

Milledgeville Matters | Changes Underway At Georgia's Old Capital Museum

Nov 16, 2016
GMC campus

On this edition of Milledgeville Matters, we are joined by Dr. Amy Wright, the executive Director of Georgia’s Old Capital Museum. She clears up the rumors and tells us what is in store for the museum and how to get involved.

Georgia College Connections | Times Talk | LGBT Inequality

Nov 16, 2016
LGBT protest to stop the hate

On this Times Talk edition of Georgia College Connections, we are joined by Georgia College students Cole Brogden, Austin Vonkutzleben, and Paige Overmeyer. They talk about hate crime and media coverage related to the LGBT community and their hopes for the future of the LGBT community.

Georgia College Connections | Georgia Shift

Nov 16, 2016
GS over the state of Georgia

In this edition of Georgia College Connections, we talk with Ian Bridgeforth, the Founder and CEO of Georgia Shift, a recently-minted, non-profit organization. Bridgeforth addresses the organization’s goal of giving young Georgians a platform from which to get involved in the civic life of their communities at the local, state, national and international levels.

Georgia College Connections | Times Talk | Did My Vote Matter

Nov 09, 2016

On this Times Talk edition of Georgia College Connections, we are joined by Dr. Ariel Gratch, assistant professor in the department of English and Rhetoric, to discuss the question we’ve all been asking this election. Did my vote matter?

 

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Milledgeville Matters | 2016 Georgia Ballot Referendums

Nov 04, 2016

Georgia College Business Law and Ethics Professor Matt Roessing joins host Daniel McDonald to talk about the four referendums on the 2016 ballot in Georgia.