Georgia Perimeter College is turning 50 years old and Dr. Houston Davis, the University System of Georgia executive vice chancellor, was in town this week to help the college kick off its landmark anniversary celebration.
Nursing students can apply now through Sept. 15 for the Dr. W. Mark Coppage Nursing Scholarship.
Georgia State University has joined Common Application to make it easy for students to apply to the college.
Cross country defending champs Clarkston Angoras and Dunwoody Lady Wildcats continued their winning ways at the DeKalb cross country season opener on Aug. 26.
The DeKalb School District has launched its new and updated Campus Portal, a confidential and secure Web site that allows parents and guardians to log in and view their children’s progress in school.
Three DeKalb County high school graduates are among five winners of Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships from the 4th District.
More than 100 DeKalb teens and young adults joined Youth ROCK! for workshops on traditional and nontraditional career paths and heard inspiring speeches and tapped into their creative sides.
The nonprofit Simon Foundation that works with students at three DeKalb high schools has teamed up with the Horatio Alger Association to award more than $20 million to Simon Scholars over the next 10 years.
The DeKalb School District, which is seeking to become the largest charter system in the state, is holding a series of public hearings for stakeholders beginning Aug. 26.
The 2014 fall academic year kicks off Aug. 18 at Georgia Perimeter College’s five locations in metro Atlanta – Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody and Covington.
Eight-year-old teammates Jayla Thompson and Zahir Harrison of the DeKalb-based HLHK Sharks swim club are state swimming champions.
Get Georgia Reading, a grade-level reading campaign to help every Georgia child read proficiently by third grade, is now under way.
More than 100,563 students are expected for DeKalb’s first day of school on Aug. 11. New principals will be in leadership roles at 14 schools, and district-wide, 5,400 teachers are returning to their jobs.
Fourteen DeKalb County schools are starting the 2014-2015 school year with new, reassigned or interim principals.
Children ages 4 to 17 can get immunizations at Oakhurst Medical Center’s annual Back 2 School Health Fair & Family Fun Day on Aug. 2 in Stone Mountain.