March 12, 2013
President Barack Obama has named Georgia Perimeter College as a 2013 Presidential Awardee in the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Read More >
March 12, 2013
“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
Lao-tzu (604 B.C. to 531 B.C.), founder of Taoism
What does Lao-tzu have to do with your dream of a college education? If lack of money , time or academic preparation has been holding you back , you might want to take your first step at a two-year institution. Read More >
March 6, 2013
Bob Knowles Jr. fought in Vietnam, and he’s now on the front lines of the fight to help thousands of veterans from wars in Afghanistan and Iraq get a good education — and good jobs. Read More >
February 11, 2013
Neeley Gossett, an Atlanta playwright and Georgia Perimeter College Dunwoody adjunct instructor, has been selected to participate in the Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition. On Thursday, Feb. 7, Gossett will read her play, “Roman Candle Summer,” a story of an Alabama society woman crossing paths with a 14-year-old girl in a foster home. Read More >
January 9, 2013
By the time spring semester ends, Bharat Sanders will have two graduations to celebrate. The 17-year-old will not only graduate from Johns Creek High School with honors, he’ll also earn an associate degree in mathematics from Georgia Perimeter College
(GPC). Read More >
September 14, 2012
More area high school students are becoming full-time college students at Newton County's Georgia Perimeter campus than at any of the college's other locations.
September 5, 2012
Hours after his daughter was born, Juan Betancur left the hospital to attend a college orientation program. The incongruity of being a new father and a new college student fresh out of high school was one of the many challenges he faced as a teenaged parent.
September 4, 2012
Transfer students make up more than half of the school’s undergraduates and nearly 6,000 of them attended Georgia Perimeter at some point, associate provost Tim Renick said. The college has had record size transfer classes the past three semesters and expects the same for this fall. Read More >
August 27, 2012
Georgia Perimeter College has been hammered this year with staggering budget cuts and lowered enrollment and revenue, but interim President Rob Watts said students shouldn't see any day-to-day difference in their education. Read More >
August 21, 2012
Georgia Perimeter College was the first college in Newton County to begin classes for the semester on Monday. "Everything is going fine here," said Ron Key, dean of academic affairs and services for the GPC Newton campus, on Monday.
August 16, 2012
Like many institutions of higher learning, Georgia Perimeter College is facing significant financial challenges, but interim President Rob Watts wants to assure prospective students and the community at large that, in spite of the difficulties, it’s business as usual at the college.
August 1, 2012
Georgia Perimeter College's Dual Enrollment program is on track for another successful fall registration, with more than 800 students from high schools across the metro Atlanta area enrolled at the college.
July 25, 2012
U.S. military veterans are returning to college at an increasing rate, with numbers expected to rise as the drawdown of troops from Afghanistan continues.
July 20, 2012
Now that Georgia Perimeter College has slashed $25 million from its budget to cover a financial shortfall, attention has turned to the fall semester that starts next month. The big unknown is whether students will return. Read More >
June 27, 2012
Two-year colleges are the best deal around in today's challenging economic and employment climate. Locally, Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) offers high quality faculty who focus solely on teaching and learning. Read More >
June 19, 2012
A comparison of the program’s graduation test results with other alternative schools in the DeKalb County system indicates that students are doing exceptionally well. Read More >
June 7, 2012
A unique photography and cultural exhibit about a little known Afghanistan ethnic group runs through July 13 at the GPC Dunwoody Library. The exhibit is curated by Georgia Perimeter College student, Mohammad Rezaee. Read More >
May 15, 2012
Now 49, Shirley James enrolled at Georgia Perimeter College in 2009 after being laid off as an assistant in a substance abuse program. She is a criminal justice psychology major and has her sights set on a career as a substance abuse counselor. Read More >
May 10, 2012
Auburn’s coaching staff has been all over the country scouting and looking for big men that can come in and provide immediate help. Georgia Perimeter College associate head basketball coach David Dennis thinks the Tigers found a perfect fit in forward Shareif Aduma, who signed with Auburn Tuesday. Read More >
May 4, 2012
Good news traveled in pairs this year for Georgia Perimeter College, as two students were awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Read More >