ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.
SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.
Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.
Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.
SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
LUDOWICI -- Smiley Elementary School faculty, staff and students recently recognized Altamaha Federal Credit Union for its support of at the school.
MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College will hold graduations in both Mount Vernon and Hinesville, May 10.
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School had its freshman orientation this on April 24 in the cafeteria. An estimated 200 parents and upcoming ninth-graders attended.
Although prices keep rising, the cost of a good meal and some exhilarating entertainment has not gone up at Frank Long Elementary School.
After a school year of preparation, students at Smiley Elementary survived the Criterion Reference Competency Test.
Recently, nine Long County High School students attended a leadership conference in Statesboro.
Live Oak Public Libraries Programs during May at the Liberty Branch in Hinesville and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries include:
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School named Melinda Chancey Teacher of the Year this past week.
The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.
The price that students and adults pay for lunches increased this year in Long County, according to school nutrition director Stephanie Fox.
Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.
SAVANNAH - While many college students typically study hard for final-exam questions, Savannah Technical College's culinary arts baking and pastry students spend weeks working on their cake-decorating final exam.