Education

Geared for Great Careers

The legacy of former Gov. Nathan Deal has yet to be fully written, but a sizable portion of it will certainly be devoted to his focus on strengthening workforce education through the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Nowhere was…

Next-generation Makers

Engineering education in Georgia has existed since before the Civil War, and over the years our universities have developed specialized programs to meet the evolving needs of industries. Today, four of the state’s public engineering schools – Georgia Tech, Kennesaw…

After School

Ask any business owner or manager what keeps them awake at night, and somewhere on the list – near or at the top – is finding enough qualified workers. Georgia’s riding the national boom with an unemployment rate of 3.2…

Research, Reputation and Revenue

The facts and figures of Georgia’s research enterprise are impressive in their own right: Eight universities bringing in more than $2 billion in funding every year and generating discoveries that improve – or even save – lives, while sending a…

Teaming Up

Georgia, like the rest of the country, is grappling with a serious shortage of healthcare workers, and the situation is only getting worse. Roughly one in 10 of the state’s residents is 65 years old or older, and the group…

2018 Higher Education Directory

As the parents of any high school student know, finding the right college for your child can be overwhelming. You and your student must consider size, culture, location, cost and job prospects upon graduation – among so many other factors.…

Success in the West

These days, when people talk about the University of West Georgia (UWG), their excitement is palpable. Innovative academic programs on the main Carrollton campus and the Newnan satellite, new facilities, an energized faculty and staff and a deep commitment to…

Action-oriented MBAs

Bump. That nudge some of us felt was the big bump in the population graph, as millennials are poised to outnumber baby boomers in 2019, according to the Pew Research Center. The center recently defined millennials as those born between…

Community Leader

If you called Columbus State University the personification of a community campus, everyone from the administration and faculty to the students would take that as a point of pride. As long as you also noted that its school of music…