December 2014

Georgia College Honored For Community Service

Dec 28, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. -- Georgia College has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive year. The university was one of more than 700 institutions honored for exemplary community service in 2014.

Milledgeville Under Flood Watch Sunday

Dec 28, 2014

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for much of central and northern Georgia, including the Milledgeville area, through Monday morning. Forecasters say periods of moderate to heavy rain could cause minor river flooding. 

The forecast for Milledgeville includes a 70% chance of rain Sunday afternoon, an 80% chance Sunday night and a 50% chance Monday. Sunday's high is expected to reach 67 degrees with a low Sunday night near 57 degrees.

Flood Watch Posted For Milledgeville

Dec 24, 2014

The Milledgeville area will spend most of Christmas Eve under a flood watch. The National Weather Service has posted a flood watch for much of central and north Georgia through 8 p.m. Wednesday. 

Forecasters say an additional one to two inches of rain could fall today. With the ground already saturated, the additional rainfall could lead to significant rises on area streams, creeks and rivers. The weather service say there's also a threat of flash flooding due to fall vegetation and other debris clogging drainage systems.

Georgia College Holiday Extravaganza Concert

Dec 19, 2014

WRGC will broadcast the Georgia College Department of Music's 2014 Holiday Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22 and Wednesday, Dec. 24. The concert, recorded Dec. 5 in Russell Auditorium, includes performances by the university's Jazz Band, Max Noah Singers, Men’s Quartet, The Cat’s Meow, University Chorus, Wind Symphony and Women’s Ensemble. You can also listen to the concert by clicking on the media player below.

An A Capella Christmas

Dec 19, 2014

The Max Noah Singers from Georgia College presented a special concert of Christmas music Dec. 17 in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church in Milledgeville. The performance featured a mix of the sacred and the secular, the new and the traditional, as well as a little comic relief in the form of a rather (intentionally) confused rendition of "The Twelve Days of Christmas." The Max Noah Singers are directed by Dr. Jennifer Flory.

GC Student Receives U.S. State Department Scholarship

Dec 19, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. -- Georgia College history major Luke Manders has been awarded the competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship will support Manders' upcoming study abroad experience in Cuzco, Peru.

Baldwin Commissioners Meet Tuesday

Dec 16, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. - Baldwin County Commissioners will hold two meetings Tuesday evening, a work session and their regular monthly meeting. 

The work session begins at 5:15 and the agenda includes a discussion of the 2014 Airport Capital Improvement Plan and recreation facility fees. The commission's regular monthly meeting follows at 6:00.

Both meetings will be held in suite 319 of the Baldwin County Courthouse in downtown Milledgeville.

Georgia College Hosts December Commencement

Dec 11, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. -- More than 400 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students are expected to receive their degrees this Saturday as Georgia College holds its December Commencement Ceremony in the Centennial Center.

The keynote speaker for the ceremony will be Dr. Caralyn Zehnder, associate professor of biological and environmental sciences. Zehnder was one of Georgia College’s 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients.

Peters Named New Education Dean

Dec 11, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. -- Georgia College has selected a veteran educator to serve as the new dean of the John H. Lounsbury College of Education. Dr. Joseph M. Peters will begin his new job on the Milledgeville campus Jan. 1, 2015.

Georgia College Singers Present "An A Cappella Christmas"

Dec 11, 2014

Milledgeville, Ga. -- Georgia College’s Max Noah Singers embark on their ninth annual tour Sunday, Dec. 14. This is the second time the group will perform solely in state at high schools and churches. All of the music will be sung without accompaniment other than percussion.