February / 12 / 2016
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Chili Cook Off! 

ISA Meeting!

Sample more than fifteen varieties of chili and vote for the best one! Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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Everyone is welcome to attend the ISA meeting! We will have guest speakers from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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T / FEB 16 - Chili Cook Off 
The Association of Future Radiologic Technologists presents Chili Cook Off 2016! Join us on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Food Court of Building 100 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sample more than fifteen varieties of chili and vote for the best one. A $5 donation includes chili, chips and a beverage (cash only). Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. For more information contact Sally Knab
W / FEB 17 - Student Leadership Council Meeting 
Everyone is welcome to attend the Student Leadership Council meeting on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Life Center from 12 - 1 p.m. We will have a guest speaker discuss how to plan for financial success. Every financial journey begins with a single step. "Financial Success Starts Here" is a great starting point for learning how to set financial goals, track expenses, and create a priority spending plan. As always, pizza and sodas will be provided! If you have questions contact Morgan Taylor-Burns
W / FEB 17 - AITP Meeting 
Everyone is welcome to join the AITP meeting on the Lawrenceville Campus in building 700, room 2201 at 5 p.m. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. The Association for Information Technology Professionals is for anyone with an interest in the computer information systems field. For more information please contact John Thacher
TH / FEB 18 - Toastmasters Club 
All GTC students are invited to join the Toastmasters Club at 6 p.m. on the Lawrenceville Campus in building 200, room 104 to work toward improving communication and leadership skills. This club meets the first and third Thursday evening of each month. Please visit us! For more information, please contact Dr. Waddell.
TH / FEB 18 - Science Club Meeting and Quiz Bowl Practice 
The Science Club and Quiz Bowl practice will be held on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Life Center at 4 p.m. on the Lawrenceville campus. Students who wish to represent the college at the state level should attend the practice and complete the required forms. Please contact Dr. Saphronia Johnson for more information. 
TH / FEB 18 - Information Security Association Meeting 
Digital Forensic Investigators for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will be discussing the procedures for collecting and performing forensic examinations of computer operating systems. Sue Dowling and Christopher Jones, Sr. will discuss how they investigate criminal activities, process, and collect evidence. Pizza and sodas will be provided. The ISA meeting will be held from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. on the Lawrenceville Campus in building 900, room 1.105. Students, faculty, and staff must RSVP by contacting Garfield Anderson.
FEB - APR - AARP Foundation Offers Free Tax Assistance 
The volunteers with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will offer free tax assistance and preparation for community members between Monday, February 1, and Monday, April 18, 2016 on the second floor of the Busbee Center, building 700 on the Lawrenceville Campus. No appointment is necessary, as clients will be seen on a first come, first served basis between 1 - 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday. There is no charge for this assistance and you do not have to be an AARP member. For more information on documents needed and about the program, Click Here
Future Dates
March 19 - Gwinnett Life Run 
How to Become a Morning Person 
According to the National Sleep Foundation Survery, about 60% of Americans wake up feeling groggy throughout the week. There are plenty of tricks to help you wake up feeling energized and refreshed. CNN Health provides tips to make waking up a little easier. 
  1. Implement a Routine 
  2. Power Down
  3. Increase Your Productivity 
  4. Nap Cautiously 

If there is a topic you would like to know about or a tip that you would like to share with us, please email Morgan Taylor-Burns with your suggestions.
Teen Summit: Teens Against Dating Violence 
Saturday, March 5th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. the 7th Annual Teen Summit, produced by the Partnership Against Domestic Violence, will help young people find and use their voices - learning what the mixed signals of the dating game really mean, setting boundaries, and developing the foundations on which healthy relationships are built. PADV's 2016 Teen Summit will be an interactive experience including prizes, giveaways and sensational performances. Admission is free but space is limited. Click here for more information and to register now!
Did you know? GTC Has a No Interest Tuition Payment Plan!
Gwinnett Tech partners with Nelnet Business Solutions to let you pay tuition and fees over time,making college more affordable. Payment Plan Benefits include e asy online enrollment, f lexible payment options and n o interest.  Learn more about the tuition payment plan and enroll today!
You Shop. Amazon Gives Back to GTC! is giving back and all you have to do is go to the website and choose "Gwinnett Tech Foundation". The GTC Foundation will receive .05% of every dollar you spend that qualifies and in turn, we will apply these dollars back into Gwinnett Tech students!  Win-Win!!  If you have further questions, please contact Darcie Johnson.
Collecting Corks
The Rad Tech program has collected over 12,000 corks, caps and foil from wine bottles for Clothes for Souls. Each is worth 2 cents so we can financially support this global non-profit institution dedicated to fighting poverty. Besides helping the charity, it also helps the earth. The corks are recycled and not put in landfills. Did you know that it takes over 1,500 gallons of water to grow the cotton required for just one pair of jeans and each American discards over 65 pounds of clothing per year? Help us by continuing to donate your corks! Drop off is in bldg. 200, room 245. 
Collecting Aluminum Can Tabs
The Future Cardiovascular Technologist Club and the Association for Radiologic Technologist are collecting can tabs. One gallon of tabs equals a one night stay in the Ronald McDonald House for a family. Together, we've already collected eight gallons, but we can do more! Help us by bringing your aluminum can tab donations to room 121, 245 or 133 in bldg. 200. Thank you!
ADN-RN Program Host Fundraiser
The Senior ADN-RN Program students are hosting a fundraiser! Funds  received will be used to fund the Nursing Pinning Ceremony. To participate, you can purchase a ticket to win 1 of 3 prize baskets worth over $500 in prizes or a 24' TV. Prizes include everything from entertainment (Dave and Busters, Stars and Strikes, movie tickets, Aurora Theatre, etc.), restaurants, massages, oil changes, golf, shopping, manicure/pedicure, and more. Tickets are only $2 each. The drawing will take place at the Lawrenceville campus on Tuesday, February 23rd. Be sure to help support the Nursing program! For more information, please contact
Lamda Nu Sponsors Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett
The Lamda Nu Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Honor Society is proudly sponsoring Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett. Please donate baby clothes up to 24 months, high chairs, strollers, teething rings, diapers, baby washcloths, maternity clothes, formula, changing pads, bibs, and pacifiers. For the complete list of items to donate, please contact Kimberly Strong. Donations can be dropped off by March 17th on the Lawrenceville Campus in the Student Lounge of building 200. Our members are participating/volunteering in the Gwinnett Life Run, you can help too! For more information on how to sign up, click here
Feel Stressed? You are not Alone!
Going to school can be tough. Life can be tough. Student Life has paid for all of our students to get four free counseling sessions through the Cameron & Associates Life Balance Program. Yes - it's FREE! Just call 404-845-3727 or visit them on the web and they will give you three counselors close to you to pick from. You are worth the investment! 


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