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(Jan. 8, 2013) – It's official: the University of North
Georgia has been created through the consolidation of North Georgia College
& State University and Gainesville State College. The University System of
Georgia (USG) Board of Regents approved the consolidation – along with three
others that have also been in progress during the past year – at its meeting
(Jan. 7, 2013) – The 2012 graduating class of the Master of
Science in nursing education program gave presentations of research and results from
their final projects at a celebratory ceremony in December.
2013) – The governor’s office has announced 17 individuals appointed to boards
by Gov. Nathan Deal, with four of them named to the University System of
Georgia (USG) Board of Regents.
(Dec. 27, 2012) - For the third time, North Georgia College & State University has been named to Kiplinger's Personal Finance's list of 100 best values in public colleges in the nation. The 2012-13 ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding education with economic value.
North Georgia, also named to the list for 2009-2010 and 2010-2011, is one of only three public universities in Georgia to be named to the magazine’s list. The others are the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech.
(Dec. 20, 2012) – As the
formal consolidation of Gainesville State College and North Georgia College
& State University nears, plans are underway for campus-based events on
Jan. 10 to mark the beginning of a new era as the schools become the University
of North Georgia. The consolidation is set to be ratified by the Board of
Regents of the University System of Georgia at its meeting on Jan. 8,
(Dec. 11, 2012) – The
University of North Georgia is one step closer to reality today, as the
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS) has
given its approval to plans to consolidate Gainesville State College and North
Georgia College & State University.
(Dec. 7, 2012) — The president and several administrators from Liaocheng University in China made a one day visit to North Georgia College & State University this week as part of their longer visit to the United States. Though short,
(Dec. 6, 2012) — North
Georgia College & State University's intercollegiate rifle team edged out
The Citadel by 12 points to take first place in the recent Southeastern Rifle Conference
tournament. Two team members also took first and second in individual
(Dec. 3, 2012) — For decades, cadets in the Mountain Order
of Colombo at North Georgia College & State University have been rappelling
off Mount Yonah and learning survival skills in the woods around Dahlonega.
Many alumni of the extracurricular unit, which this semester celebrates its
50th year, have gone on to become members of the Army Rangers or other
specialized military units.
(Nov. 30, 2012) – Today, North Georgia College & State
University honored a former university president with the dedication of the David
L. Potter Special Collections Room, located in the school’s Library Technology
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