Some of Atlanta’s largest private colleges, including Emory, Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta, announced this week that they will require students get vaccinated before returning to campus this coming semester. The University System of Georgia has not revealed its position.
Former University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby died Wednesday at age 79 after suffering a stroke last week.
Students at Georgia’s 26 public colleges and universities won’t be hit with a tuition increase this fall for the second year in a row.
The University System of Georgia reported record enrollment for the fall semester Wednesday despite the coronavirus pandemic.
The fall enrollment of 341,485 students was up 2.4% over the fall 2019 semester, marking the seventh year in a row of growth in the system. Enrollment increased at 16 of the system’s 26 colleges and universities and declined at the other 10.
With the need for making amends for racial injustices old and new getting a public reckoning, a group responsible for reviewing the origin of names of Georgia’s college buildings are preparing to recommend changes early next year.
Georgia Southern University’s Dr. Isaac Chun-Hai Fung stays away from campus these days unless he has a class to teach, and he’s not the only one avoiding the Statesboro school’s grounds when he can.
“There are certainly fewer students on campus compared to last year at this time, compared to the pre-pandemic situation,” said Fung, associate professor of epidemiology at the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern. “The number of students is certainly significantly lower.”
Two national Democrats have started an inquiry into a business that operates college dormitories in Georgia.
Students took part in sorority rush, pulsing through the student center in tightly packed groups of what looked like a hundred at a time. Others played basketball near dorms. Across the University of Georgia, the realities of college life amid the pandemic were on full display.
With class back in session at the University of Georgia amid the coronavirus pandemic, the University System of Georgia says it still has not established an infection threshold that would force all classes online.
Business owners in Georgia college towns are hoping a new semester will revive stagnant sales.
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