Artist Exhibit and Panel Focuses on Global Warming
“One Earth/One Chance” an exhibition of artwork by more than 100 artists, including Perimeter College students and faculty, will open Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Clarkston Campus Fine Arts Gallery. A panel discussion on the topic will be at 7 p.m. in Cole Auditorium, Thursday, March 12. Dr. Pam Gore, Clarkston geology professor, will be one of the panelists. The event will be moderated by Atlanta Journal-Constitution writer Nedra Rhone. For information, go to www.caga.org.
Town Hall Meeting Planned
There will be a town hall meeting for all faculty and staff at 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 28, featuring Dr. Mark Becker, Georgia State University president; Dr. Wendy Hensel, Georgia State Provost, and Dr. Timothy Renick, Georgia State senior vice president. The meeting will be in the Clarkston Campus Fine Arts Building, Cole Auditorium. All staff and faculty are required to attend the business portion of the meeting. The event will be streamed.
New Speech Disorders Clinic on Clarkston Campus
The Clarkston Communication Collaborative is a new satellite clinical program now open on the Clarkston Campus and run by Georgia State University’s College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The department is responsible for training graduate students to become licensed speech-language pathologists. The CCC will provide community-based and clinic-based services that focus on communication differences and communication disorders including: Language support for children ages birth through 5 and school-age children; clinic-based therapy for disorders of articulation, phonology, hearing cognition and voice, stuttering, aphasia, apraxia of speech, dysarthria, accent modification and dialectal differences. Hours are Tuesday and Thursdays, 9-10:30 a.m. and 1-5 p.m. The clinic is in the Clarkston Campus CD building, Suites 1141-1146. Clinical services are free to Georgia State University students. Georgia State University faculty and staff members will be charged 50 percent of the regular fee for the service provided. For information and appointments, call 678-891-3809, or go to education.gsu.edu/csd
Fifty Plus Years of Nursing Excellence Celebrated
For more than 50 years, Georgia State University’s Perimeter College nursing program has been producing registered nurses to meet the healthcare needs of Georgians and the Southeast. On Thursday, March 5, on the Clarkston Campus, there will be an open house and mini health fair to kick off a year-long celebration to recognize the program’s history and look toward the future. The open house is 1-3 p.m. in the Clarkston Fine Arts Gallery, F Building, and is open to all. Refreshments will be served.
Science Olympiad Returns to Clarkston Campus
The annual Science Olympiad will be Saturday, March 7, on the Clarkston Campus. The Science Olympiad is a nationally recognized program for enhancing science education and interest in science and a science competition for teams of up to 15 students competing in 23 different age-related events over the course of the day. More than 200 area high school students competing in scientific challenges are led by dozens of Perimeter College science faculty for the event. The college has hosted the tournament for more than two decades. Tournament director is Dr. Mark Hollier, Clarkston Campus associate professor of biology.
Mark Your Calendars for Spring 2020 Graduation
The 2020 Spring Commencement will be Tuesday, May 5 with three ceremonies based on academic pathways. Find out more .