Convocation 2020: Welcoming Students Live and Virtually
September 21, 2020
Georgian Court University’s 2020 Convocation Ceremony certainly looked different this year. The event—held outside and social distanced with participants wearing masks—formally opened the academic year.
Georgian Court Awarded New TRIO–Student Support Services (TRIO–SSS) Grant
August 18, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Georgian Court a new TRIO–Student Support Services grant for more than $1.69 million over the next five years to help first generation, low-income, and students with disabilities succeed in college and graduate. GCU has been a TRIO–SSS institution for 40 years.
The shift to remote learning went relatively smoothly for Georgian Court University students and faculty, according to a spring survey. Now their feedback will help GCU better implement remote learning for Fall 2020 and into the future.
President Marbach: GCU Supports International Students
July 15, 2020
Today we received the good news that a federal directive that would have posed problems for our international students is no longer an issue. Georgian Court University is home to students, like you, proudly representing countries around the world.
Plangere Family Foundation Gift Funds New Nursing Scholarships at Georgian Court
July 9, 2020
Georgian Court University students pursuing nursing and other health professions will benefit from a generous $200,000 donation made by the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. Family Foundation. This major gift, the first by the foundation to GCU, will provide crucial scholarship support to an area where there is great need.
Teri Wurmser, RN, Ph.D., Named Dean of GCU-Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing
July 8, 2020
Theresa Wurmser, M.P.H., Ph.D., RN, is the new dean of the Georgian Court University–Hackensack Meridian Health School of Nursing. Dr. Wurmser, named to the job July 1, is the inaugural dean of the university’s nursing school, home to the fastest-growing academic program at GCU.
COVID-19 may have forced Georgian Court University instructors to adapt their teaching strategies to online learning platforms, but it did not hamper their commitment to educating and engaging students, according to Stephanie Rahill, Ph.D., NCSP, who directs the GCU Center for Teaching and Learning.