GWCCA Celebrates World Bee Day

On World Bee Day, we celebrate the important role bees play in our ecosystem and how we can look to them to build better environments, better leaders, and better communities. The GWCCA bees returned to campus on Earth Day, April 22, in newly designed homes inspired by those same pillars that lead GWCCA Sustainability and … Read More

by Janet Sevilla
May 20,2021
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GWCCA honors the proud history of Black Greek-Lettered Organizations

African-American Black Greek-lettered Organizations (BGLOs) began more so out of purpose than trend. They were formed to unite like-minded black collegiate students with the common goal of self-betterment and service to their respective communities. Collectively, they are referred to as the Divine Nine and are members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council: Alpha Phi Alpha was … Read More

by Alisha King
February 25,2021
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Dr. Charles Drew, The Father of the Blood Bank

If you or a loved one donated or received blood, then you have Dr. Charles Richard Drew to thank for the development of enhanced storage of blood plasma and higher quality in the process of providing transfusions. Dr. Charles Richard Drew, an African American surgeon and researcher, known as the “Father of the Blood Blank,” … Read More

by Janet Sevilla
February 2,2021
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GWCCA military veterans reflect on service on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday observed annually on Nov. 11. This Year, we asked several veterans at Georgia World Congress Center Authority to reflect on their experiences and service.

by Georgia World Congress Center Authority
November 11,2020
Facilities & Events

Big Night Out recap: Live music safely returns to Centennial Olympic Park

Live music emphatically returned to Centennial Olympic Park the weekend of Oct. 23-25 with Big Night Out, downtown Atlanta’s first socially distanced concert series. Each night, attendees experienced a concert like they have never seen before in 4- and 6-person private pods. Friday night kicked off with Moon Taxi and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, followed … Read More

by Randy Lieberman
November 3,2020
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