Seven monk artists from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in Atlanta will construct a sand mandala painting in the Oxford College Library over the course of the week of February 20 to 24. Their appearance is sponsored by Oxford's Pierce Program in Religion and part of the Mystical Arts of Tibet tour to promote the monastery and the artistic activities of Tibet.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Getting through college isn't easy, and it can be even harder for low-income and first generation students with few support resources. A new tool involving big data can help those at risk.
February 18, 2017|
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's 2017 Teacher of the Year didn't plan to be a teacher, but he is urging everyone in the state who is involved in education to help make the profession more attractive for more students to plan to be teachers.
February 18, 2017|
Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) have agreed to launch a historic partnership to expand postsecondary educational opportunities, strengthen academic rigor and increase student success.
On Valentine's Day, Sallie Paschal, mathematics professor at the Newton Campus of Georgia State University, led an informal "daffodil walk." The walk served as a prequel to the campus' annual Daffodil Festival to be held this year on March 7 and 8. The theme this year is "Reflection and Growth."
The Newton County School System (NCSS) sponsored the first of two poverty awareness sessions Feb. 14. Anyone interested in learning more about poverty in the community, its impacts on fellow citizens and children, as well as a new community-wide initiative aimed at helping people navigate through the situation of poverty are invited to the second session at 10 -11:30 a.m., March 3 in Porter Performing Arts Center, 144 Ram Drive.
The Law Enforcement Academy (LEA) of Georgia Piedmont Technical College(GPTC) hosted its second week-long session designed to train working police officers in the art of communication with members of the communities they serve.
The Newton County Theme School opened in the fall of 2009 and pilots special features, such as the development and implementation of a program which integrates research-centered/hands-on projects; the requirement of higher order problem solving and critical thinking and increased reading assignments at home that are continued throughout the summer.