Author Archives: Jenna Rodgers

‘Give a Child a Christmas’ Fundraiser Needs Your Help!

The Rotaract Club and Prevent Child Abuse @ North Georgia are joining together to help bring joy to those in need during Christmas by running a gift drive through November. “Give a Child a Christmas” helps benefit No One Alone,

Guilty Pleasure: Real Housewives Edition

Teresa Guidice at the Season 4 Reunion.

Everyone has that show that they have to see. Whether you run home to watch it live or check your DVR device obsessively to make sure that it is recording, you WILL see that episode. This week’s Guilty Pleasure is

Consolidation Update of Summer 2012

The Merger

The Executive Planning Committee and the Consolidation Implementation Committee have been hard at work all summer to settle all of the final details for the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College. One of the

GA 400 University Center Opens Its Doors

GA 400 University Center, Photo Special to The Saint

On August 16, the new GA 400 University Center officially opened off Pilgrim Mill Road in Cumming.  Representatives from both NGCSU and Gainesville State College, the Board of Regents, the University System of Georgia, Chancellor Hank Huckaby, and the mayor


As the consolidation process heats up, anticipation about the new name can finally be put to rest. Well, almost. The Consolidation Implementation Committee, which includes officials from both North Georgia and Gainesville State,  has recently submitted a list of possible

‘Check Out Our Shorts’ at the 2012 Student Film Festival

"Exposed" Photo courtesy of Katie Morris

The NG Filmmakers annual “Check Out Our Shorts” Film Festival is back featuring the theme, “Exposed,” where participants are encouraged to expose the world to their cinematic talent. Event Coordinator Melonie Gerald expressed her vision and hope for the students

Student Spotlight: Ashley Duffins

Ashley Duffins (Photo by Rosi Lowry)

This semester, The Saint is putting one deserving student in the spotlight each week. The student who receives this honor is one who excels academically, athletically, or through service to the school or the community. To nominate a student, email Kaitlin Hames with the

Mass Casualty Seminar Stresses Preparation

With a lingering threat of natural disasters always present, it is crucial for everyone to know basic care and procedures for the casualties that come out of these disasters. On Wednesday, April 11, James Zerylnick came to North Georgia  to

Mass Casualty Disaster Response Workshop

In these dark times, it should be universal knowledge how to care for victims in the event of a mass-casualty disaster. To educate the masses at North Georgia, the Tau Psi Chapter of the Theta Tau International Honor Society of

Administrative Leaders Named for Newly Consolidated University

The senior leadership team has been appointed for the consolidated institution between North Georgia and Gainesville State College. This team will become the administrative leaders of the new institution beginning January of 2013. Dr. Bonita Jacobs will remain president after