Notables includes achievements, honors and other distinctions earned by Georgia Gwinnett College and the members of its extended community. This includes faculty, staff, administration, students and close associates of the college. Notables features recognitions spanning academics and scholarship, leadership positions, community service and involvement, individual achievements and other news of significance. Members of the GGC community may submit items using our Notables form. Notables is updated with the spring, summer and fall publication of Engage magazine and Engage Online.
Bryana M. Benson, ’16, business, was named GGC Outstanding Student for the School of Business.
Erin Sipsy Bond, ’15, early childhood education, was named GGC Outstanding Student for the School of Education.
Angela Burrow, ’14, biology, was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which will fund three years of graduate study she is undertaking at the University of Georgia in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
Luis Victor Camargo-Fouche, ’15, political science, passed the Civil Service Foreign Service Exam.
Gabrielle Costello, ’15, biology, was named GGC Outstanding Student for the School of Science and Technology.
Candice Coulter, ’15, biology, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for two years of service next spring to either Rwanda or Swaziland.
Student-grown red tomatoes and eggplant entries from the GGC Community Garden won second-place ribbons at the 2015 Gwinnett County Fair.
Esteban Gonzalez, ’16, business, was named GGC Outstanding Student – Service.
Homero Gonzalez, ’11, business, won four Emmy Awards from the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, bringing his total to eight.
Michael B. Gopaul, ’18, general studies, was named GGC Outstanding Student for the School of Transitional Studies.
Alicia Griffiths, ’16, political science, was named GGC Outstanding Student – Leadership.
Bryan Patrick Gropp, ’17, general studies, was named GGC Outstanding Freshman.
Jose Gutierrez, ’15, psychology, was named GGC Outstanding Student for the School of Liberal Arts.
Kamilah Z. Kiser, ’16, information technology, was named GGC Outstanding Student – Creativity.
Teodora Alberto Pineda, ’16, exercise science, was named GGC Outstanding Student Employee.
Emily Christian Reagan, ’16, business, was named GGC Outstanding Student – Leadership.
Rigoberto Rivera, ’14, political science, is high school program manager for the Latin American Association.
Hope Tranberg, ’15, biology, has been accepted into the two-year Public Health Associates Program (PHAP) with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Santessa Young, ’17, political science, was accepted into the Law School Admission Council’s DiscoverLaw.org summer PLUS Program at the University of Arkansas.