Chris McMichael will soon step into the role of Barrow County Schools Superintendent.
Brenau University President Ed Schrader has been named to a 22-member panel to develop a plan encouraging independent colleges and universities to revitalize their missions and business models in an effort to better respond to the needs of future students.
University of North Georgia President Bonita Jacobs was named by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as one of the top 100 education leaders in metro Atlanta.
Retiring Lanier Technical College board member John Hall was recognized recently for his service by college President Ray Perren.
Susan Easterbrooks, a professor at Georgia State University and a Gainesville resident, has been named a Regents' Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Education.
Tom Purucker, an instructor at the University of North Georgia's Oconee campus, was honored at the White House in April with the Presidential Early Career Award for scientists and engineers.
Hall County's Friendship Elementary School has been recognized as one of the best in Buford.
Gainesville native and Johnson High School graduate Cheryl Jones is the new director of school nutrition for Hall County School District.
Hall County Superintendent Will Schofield is scheduled to speak at 6 p.m. May 10 in the final ceremony for the University of North Georgia's commencement.
The University of North Georgia Nighthawks were proclaimed the most underrated college in the state by a business news website.
Students from area high schools have until May 1 to apply for this year's Junior Achievement scholarship.
Students inside the Hall County School District who want to transfer to another county school can apply now through April 22.
The University of North Georgia is continuing a series of town hall meetings for alumni and community members to weigh in on its strategic plan.
While backlash against the Common Core continues among political groups in Georgia, it appears the state is doing well in implementing the set of standards.
Students preparing to enter kindergarten will have a chance again this summer to get ready for going to school later this year.