EGSC biology program holds meet-and-greet sessions

by | February 9, 2018 2:32 pm

   East Georgia State College began offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in Fall 2012 and recently added an Associate of Science in Biology degree this past fall. As of the Fall 2017 commencement ceremony, 16 students have graduated with their Bachelor of Science in Biology. Both the Bachelor and Associate degree programs have seen an increased enrollment in comparison to previous years, and the programs continue to grow.

   On October 13 and October 20, 2017, Dr. David Chevalier, chair of the biology department at EGSC, held two meet-and-greet sessions for students currently enrolled in the Associate and Bachelor programs in biology. Along with biology faculty and current students, six graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Biology program attended the meet-and-greet to speak to students. Spencer Salter and Joshua Herndron graduated in Spring 2015, with Salter recently completing physical therapy school at Armstrong University in Savannah and Herndron currently enrolled in medical school at Mercer University in Macon. Regan Phillips, who graduated in Summer 2015, and Reggealika Bailey, who graduated in Fall 2014, are both pharmacy technicians. Colby Calhoun, who graduated in May 2017, is currently employed as a radiation protection technician at Plant Hatch in Baxley. Hailey Rials, who graduated in December 2017, is enrolled in the Doctor of Pharmacy program at South University in Savannah.

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