Category Archives: Education

Education: Georgia Northwestern’s Kuhrt and Cooper among state’s 2021 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award regional finalists.

Education: Georgia Northwestern’s Kuhrt and Cooper among state’s 2021 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award regional finalists.

  Media release: Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Marketing Management student Stephanie Kuhrt was named a 2021 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) finalist and Jeremiah Cooper, program director and instructor of Welding and Joining Technology, was selected as a 2020 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year finalist by the Technical College System of Georgia. The finalists… Read more

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Graduation 2021: Week no. 2 includes Georgia Highlands commencement Thursday followed by Darlington on Saturday.

Graduation 2021: Week no. 2 includes Georgia Highlands commencement Thursday followed by Darlington on Saturday.

  WHAT’S NEXT Thursday: Georgia Highlands College Commencement will be held outside at the Floyd Campus grounds with ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Nursing Pinning and Commencement ceremony will be at 3 p.m. For the first time in many years, the Georgia Highlands College commencement ceremony will return to the Floyd Campus. The college’s first graduate… Read more

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Georgia Northwestern’s 2021 Spring drive-through commencement ceremony: Words and more than 60 pictures.

Georgia Northwestern’s 2021 Spring drive-through commencement ceremony: Words and more than 60 pictures.

    Media release: Students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) nine-county service area participated in a vehicle procession outside of the Floyd County Campus (FCC), in Rome on Thursday, May 6, to safely celebrate their success in completing their program of study. The 2021 Spring Drive-Thru Commencement Ceremony began at 7 p.m. with a vehicle… Read more

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Education: Darlington’s annual Brown Dinner honors faculty, staff.

Education: Darlington’s annual Brown Dinner honors faculty, staff.

  Darlington School honored outstanding faculty and staff members at the annual Brown Faculty Appreciation Dinner, hosted by the Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 6. The following faculty and staff members were recognized for their five-year anniversaries: Jennifer Bagby, Justin Bruce, Jennifer Collins, Chuck Flaherty, Kayla Heflin, Allison Holst, Molly Jordan, Brendan Leezer, Kurt Luitwieler,… Read more

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14 sign at Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy’s 4th Annual Georgia Future Educators Signing Day.

14 sign at Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy’s 4th Annual Georgia Future Educators Signing Day.

See details below… AM group: Front row (L to R) Jamison Powell, Alexa Murdock, Emily Weems, Susana Quinones Villarreal – Back row (L to R) Lori Hayes, Alison Burkhalter, Mary Katherine West PM group: Front row (L to R) Madison Sloan, Madeline Silver, Caitlin Twilley, Marly Scoggins – Back row (L to R) Miya Blanton,… Read more

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Education: Rome High’s Andrew Harrell overcomes broken back, to receive associate’s degree from Georgia Northwestern as well. Highlands honors Perry with leadership award.

Education: Rome High’s Andrew Harrell overcomes broken back, to receive associate’s degree from Georgia Northwestern as well. Highlands honors Perry with leadership award.

An 18-year-old dual enrollment student is getting ready to receive an associate degree in Applied Technical Management and a diploma in Welding and Joining Technology from Georgia Northwestern Technical College  as well as his high school diploma from Rome High School when he graduates this May. Andrew Harrell is taking six college level courses at… Read more

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Education/guest column: ‘The teaching profession is unique in that it directly shapes our future.  Let teachers know that the public doesn’t, in fact, hate them.’

Education/guest column: ‘The teaching profession is unique in that it directly shapes our future.  Let teachers know that the public doesn’t, in fact, hate them.’

By Tara O’Neal, 19-year veteran teacher The public is tough on teachers.  We get beat up because of test scores, anecdotal accounts of students and of teachers behaving badly.  We are blamed for the ills of youth and society.  I’ve only taught two or three students who said they wanted to be a teacher when… Read more

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Education: Armuchee Middle School earns a 2021 Gold Medal. Pepperell’s Carter Nelson signs with Samford. Rome Schools announces Virtual Learning Academy plans. Rome Board of Education retreat today.

Education: Armuchee Middle School earns a 2021 Gold Medal. Pepperell’s Carter Nelson signs with Samford. Rome Schools announces Virtual Learning Academy plans. Rome Board of Education retreat today.

Ascend Education announces that Armuchee Middle School will receive a 2021 Gold Medal.  The Gold Medal Award was established in 2010 to honor the schools or districts that best demonstrate a dedication to ensuring that all students become successful at math. The strategies employed by this year’s Gold Medal honorees made use of Ascend Math,… Read more

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Education: 17 area high school students selected as 2021 Georgia Scholars.

Education: 17 area high school students selected as 2021 Georgia Scholars.

Media release: Model High senior Kendell Pewitt is one of 323 graduating seniors being recognized as a 2021 Georgia Scholar. Locally, she 17 students picked, including four Rome High students, three from Bartow County Schools and nine from Cartersville High. Through the Georgia Scholar program, the Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who… Read more

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Education: Dr. Dana Nichols named interim president of Georgia Highlands; currently serves as chief academic officer and provost.

Education: Dr. Dana Nichols named interim president of Georgia Highlands; currently serves as chief academic officer and provost.

Media release: University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has named Dr. Dana Nichols as interim president of Georgia Highlands College, effective July 7, 2021. Dr. Nichols is currently the college’s chief academic officer and provost. She will succeed President Don Green, who has accepted a new position as president of Point Park University in… Read more

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Darlington’s Eady to serve as chief academic officer; Fine takes over as director of information technology. 

Darlington’s Eady to serve as chief academic officer; Fine takes over as director of information technology. 

Media release: Stefan Eady, assistant head of school for academic resources, will take on a new role as assistant head of school for academic affairs, effective July 1, announced Head of School Brent Bell. Eady will serve as the chief academic officer of the school in directing and developing the Pre-K to 12 academic program… Read more

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Buzz:  100 Black Men sponsors cancer awareness broadcast Thursday. Georgia Supreme Court Justice Sarah Hawkins Warren to speak at Berry’s commencement May 8. Rome promotes home ‘tourism.’

Buzz: 100 Black Men sponsors cancer awareness broadcast Thursday. Georgia Supreme Court Justice Sarah Hawkins Warren to speak at Berry’s commencement May 8. Rome promotes home ‘tourism.’

Look for the series on Facebook Live; click here.   Berry College welcomes Georgia Supreme Court Justice Sarah Hawkins Warren as the featured commencement speaker May 8. Warren, sworn in by then-Gov. Nathan Deal on Sept. 17, 2018, will help Berry celebrate the graduation of 389 undergraduates at Berry’s Valhalla Stadium. Becuse of COVID-19 protocols,… Read more

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