August 2015

Times Talks on Georgia College Connections

Aug 25, 2015
American Democracy Project's Times Talk logo

This year, we begin a new collaboration with the American Democracy Project at Georgia College to feature the Times Talks on Georgia College Connections.  As often as possible, we’ll interview the facilitator for each week’s Times Talk about their topic so as to preview the conversation for the next day’s discussion.

Renewing the Focus on the Liberal Arts at Georgia College

Aug 21, 2015
Graphic representation of the a meeting conducted by the Liberal Arts Renewal Project

A group of faculty want to spark a conversation focused on renewing the Liberal Arts mission at Georgia College, Georgia's Public Liberal Arts University.

Georgia College Connections host Daniel McDonald talks with Cynthia Alby, Kim Cossey, Julia Metzker and Cara Smith about the Liberal Arts mission at Georgia College, how that mission is practiced some 20 years after its adoption and the curated conversation they hope will reinvigorate the Georgia College community's affinity to the Liberal Arts in the years to come.

The Milledgeville Players production of Camelot

Aug 06, 2015
Production poster for Lerner and Loewe's musical Camelot

Milledgeville Players' president Tom Toney joins Daniel McDonald to talk about the Players' production of Lerner and Loewe's musical Camelot. Learn more about the shows taking place August 6 through 9 at the Russell Auditorium and purchase your tickets at milledgevilleplayers.org.

Reforming the Milledgeville Baldwin County chapter of the NAACP

Aug 06, 2015
Logo for the The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Gregory Barnes, the president of the Milledgeville Baldwin County chapter, talks with host Daniel McDonald about the NAACP, its mission, and the issues that have led to the reformation of a local chapter of the national civil rights organization. 

To learn more about the organization, go to their website: http://www.baldwincountynaacp.org

Flannery O'Connor: the postage stamp

Aug 04, 2015
United States postage stamp depicting Flannery O'Connor

Flannery O'Connor Review Editor and Georgia College English Professor Bruce Gentry joins Georgia College Connections Host Daniel McDonald to talk about the new United States postage stamp depicting novelist and short story author Flannery O'Connor. The new, three-ounce postage stamp is a part of the postal service's Literary Arts series and can be purchased at post offices across the country.