College and County Collaborate to Motivate Young Women
Corporate Sponsorship for the Program Is Provided by Pinova
Brunswick, GA - Eleven College faculty members will present fun and fascinating workshops to girls in grades 5-8 to encourage them to take science and math classes and consider careers in related fields. Community volunteers developed six additional workshops on topics ranging from veterinary medicine and watersheds to GPS and marine debris. The girls and their parents will be participating in Expanding Your Horizons Day, sponsored by Pinova, on campus Saturday, November 2, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Southeast Georgia Conference Center.
The program opens with words of welcome from Dr. Gregory Aloia, College President, and Sung Hui Lewis, Assistant Superintendent of Glynn County Schools. Susan Shipman, Chair of the St. Simons Land Trust Board of Directors, will be the keynote speaker. Shipman is former director of the Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Faculty members presenting workshop programs for Expanding Your Horizons include:
Approximately 250 girls participated in the campus program last November. Dr. Joan Boorman, Director of Testing and Grants, Glynn County Schools, serves as the coordinator of the event for the school system.
|Release Date: 10/10/2013|
Source: College of Coastal Georgia