90-Year-Old Graduate Marion Thomas Featured on Today With Hoda & Jenna
January 8, 2021
Alumna Marion Thomas, who received her bachelor's degree at her 90th birthday party via Zoom on December 6, isn't finished with her publicity tour just yet. On January 8, she and her family were featured on NBC's Today with Hoda & Jenna.
Message to the GCU Community Regarding Yesterday’s Events on Capitol Hill
January 7, 2021
While the First Amendment grants us the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, yesterday’s assault on the U.S. Capitol by an angry and disaffected mob was anything but that. Rather, it was an attempt to disrupt the peaceful transition of power that has been the hallmark of our American federal democracy since its inception. Thankfully, it failed.
Gain Skills for a Changing World Through GCU’s Center for Professional Studies: Register for Courses Today
December 28, 2020
Courses from Georgian Court University's Center for Professional Studies can help people quickly and economically enter new fields or acquire additional skills and certifications for their current job. Registration is now open for spring courses, which will be offered virtually.
Dean Wurmser: Nursing Careers More Meaningful Than Ever
December 22, 2020
"People are looking for a profession that is really meaningful to them. We are going to see more people come into the. nursing profession," Dean Teri Wurmser said. "The future is very bright for nurses.”
GCU Awards Bachelor’s Degree to 90-Year-Old Marion Thomas
December 10, 2020
Marion Thomas turned 90 years old on December 7—an amazing achievement in itself. But with Mom, or “Granya,” in a skilled nursing facility and rising COVID-19 numbers, her family planned a virtual celebration for Sunday, December 6, with a very special surprise—a long-awaited degree from her alma mater, Georgian Court University.
Georgian Court dancers present Fall Ensemble pieces choreographed by professional guest artists and dance faculty. These highly unique performances were shot with GoPro cameras against various backdrops, including buildings, the beach and even underwater in the campus pool.
The Thanksgiving holiday may be over, but organizers of the Georgian Court University food pantry remain grateful. The pantry, an outreach of GCU's Office of Campus Ministry, takes care of students facing food insecurity. And thanks to the Jersey Shore BlueClaws, the pantry now has enough food to fill three freezers.
Words Matter—The Value of Learning a Second Language
November 16, 2020
Dr. Anita Perez Ferguson explored the value of learning a second language during her recent lecture series at Georgian Court University—a week of talks examining diversity, demographics and shifting politics in America.