ATLANTA - Georgia college students will pay up to $1,000 more in tuition in the coming school year under hikes passed by the state Board of Regents on Tuesday, a move that comes amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
The tuition increases for the state's 35 public colleges and universities hit hardest at research universities: Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. Many students will pay $3,535 per semester, a 16 percent increase over last fall.
ATLANTA - Georgia college students likely will find out Tuesday how much more they'll have to shell out for tuition this fall.
The Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on tuition hikes for the state's 35 public colleges and universities. The vote comes after lawmakers cut hundreds of millions from higher education coffers to help balance the books amid one of the worst state fiscal crises in recent history.
Bryan County Middle School held its annual Career Day on Wednesday, and a number of folks in occupations ranging from soldiers to nurses to mayors came to give students a look at what they do.
The Exchange Club of Richmond Hill honored students of the month for March and April at the group's April 28 meeting.
Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School recently sponsored McTeacher Night at the Richmond Hill McDonald's near Publix. The school will receive approximately $1,100 as a result.
The Bryan County Community Education Office offered a new voice class this school year for students in grades second and higher. These students presented their end-of-year voice recital on Monday, April 26, in the multi-purpose room at Richmond Hill Primary School.
Friday, Bryan County Elementary School honored the school's volunteers with an appreication luncheon. The volunteers were treated to sandwiches, fruit and potato salad, along with cookies and a drink. All we given a nice thank you gift for their time. "We really appreciate the time and dedication that all volunteers give to our school," said Diane Padgett.
Bryan County Board of Education recognized a slew of honors and recognized students and employees at the April 22 meeting at Bryan County Elementary School. The accompanying pictures detail some of the actions. Those for whom pictures were not available included:
The Richmond Hill High School, "Odyssey of the Mind," competition team placed second during the State Competition held this past weekend at Columbus University.
Aiming to help students perfect the basics of mathematics, South Carolina resident Verdell Fulton has presented the Liberty County school district with the opportunity to introduce his Mathmindz board game to schools, beginning at the elementary level.
The Bryan County 4-H Program hosted the Bryan County Commissioners' meeting on April 6.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its much anticipated, 60,180 square-foot Student Union at 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 23. Friday's activities, at the south entrance of the new facility, near the corner of Science Drive and Library Drive on campus, will include a ceremonial burial of a 50-year time capsule as part of the celebration of Armstrong's 75th anniversary in 2010.
AASU President Linda Bleicken will join Vice President for Student Affairs Vicki McNeil, Student Government Association President Zerek Samples, as well as other representatives from the student body ...
Richmond Hill High School students held their annual "Mock Wreck," an event where students replicate the horror of a teen driving accident, on Thursday at the school. The wreck was organized by the school's SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter, with assistance from the local police, fire and EMS departments.
The first-graders at Richmond Hill Primary School had something special planned for their parents and loved ones in the military on Friday. The teachers and students planned a Veterans' Day celebration in honor of those who served their country, singing songs and performing choreographed dances as proud family members looked on.
The following students at George Washington Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has embarked on a journey on which no Eagle has ever gone before.
Sammy Jackson with CSX rail company visited recently with Pembroke Head Start students to talk about train and railroad safety.
Students and teachers at Richmond Hill Pre-K Center got an early start on Halloween on Thursday with a parade in which each of the seven classes dressed up in costumes of their own making.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Carolina Perez of Richmond Hill recently was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The Richmond Hill High School Wildcats Marching Band recently won its second grand championship of the season at the Grovetown Warrior Invitational in Grovetown.
The Bulloch County school system's loss is the Bryan County school system's gain.
Richmond Hill Primary School media specialist Stephanie Shorette, left, serves up some books recently to Caleb Easterling and Marleigh Martinson with the help of media assistant Sharon Washington at the Car Hop Library. The school was celebrating the 50th day of the school year with students and staff dressing up in a 1950s theme, complete with poodle skirts, hula hoop contests and root beer and coke float party.
ATLANTA - Fifteen Georgia seniors have a chance to win the third annual Colored Rocks Prize in a competition launched this week by the Colored Rocks Foundation.
Lanier Primary School students were treated to a visit by children's book author David M. Sargent Jr. from Arkansas. He was accompanied by his four dogs: Tatum, Emma, Daphne and Spike.
Armstrong Atlantic State University has announced that Savannah firm Hussey, Gay, Bell and DeYoung has been named the architecture firm for the university's new 20,000-square-foot Armstrong-Liberty Center in Hinesville.
Produce for Kids is teaming up with Publix stores for the second annual "Healthy Families, Helping Kids" campaign to raise money for local Richmond Hill health- and nutrition-based classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org.
Richmond Hill High School surveyed seniors and their parents this week to determine when and where they want to hold graduation.
Eleven students from Richmond Hill High School participated recently in the Southeast Choral Arts Festival held at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.