Briggs named new GC men’s basketball coach

August 25, 2011

Georgetown College Director of Athletics Brian Evans announced the new head men’s basketball coach Thursday afternoon. Four-year Tiger assistant to Happy Osborne, Chris Briggs, will immediately assume the leadership position, knowing and understanding he is taking over a tradition rich program. Not only has he been a part of that success here at Georgetown, but he was graduate assistant and student manager for legendary coach Tubby Smith.

“Some might think we hired him because he was the next in line,” Evans said. “I don’t work that way. We have standards and traditions to uphold and just because one coach is gone doesn’t mean my expectations change. Briggs understands all of that and illustrated his clear vision for moving this team forward after Happy Osborne’s departure.”


Happy Osborne Resigns as Men’s Head Basketball Coach

August 20, 2011

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Georgetown, KY – Georgetown College’s men’s head basketball coach, Robert “Happy” Osborne, Jr., has resigned to become an associate head coach at Tennessee Tech of the Ohio Valley Conference, it was announced today by Georgetown President William H. Crouch, Jr…. Continue reading


Georgetown College Makes U.S. News List Of Top 10 Colleges That Lead to Grad School

August 17, 2011

A recent U.S. News report earlier placed Georgetown College (percentage-wise) among the top 10 institutions that sent its students to graduate school within a year of graduation. GC Provost Rosemary Allen said, “The capacity to get into grad school is one of the more important things an institution can give its students. Our high level of acceptance rate is testimony not only to the quality of education our students receive, but also the personal investment our faculty make in writing quality letters of recommendation.”


VP Garvel Kindrick Seizes New Opportunity, But Will Have Vital Consulting Role with GC

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VP Garvel Kindrick ‘85 will be leaving GC to become a research analyst for a national enrollment consulting firm. But, his heart is still very much with his alma mater and he plans to help the College with reaffirming its accreditation this coming academic year. Also, read on as enrollment numbers are up!


GC Ranks High in Minds of High School Guidance Counselors!

Georgetown, KY – There’s more exciting news from U.S. News & World Report. The magazine asked guidance counselors from America’s Best High Schools in spring 2010 to tell them which national liberal arts colleges they think offer the best undergraduate education… Continue reading


Hoaker Croaker! Rob Thompson to Sign 1st Young Adult Novel at Homecoming ‘11

August 15, 2011

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First-time novelist Rob Thompson, an Atlanta pediatrician, will autograph his science fiction/spiritual fantasy work at GC’s annual Homecoming Book-signing. If you are a “GC Author” and would like to join the party, see the directions at the very end!


Calling & Career Center Director Looks Forward to Helping GC Alumni, Students

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The new Graves Center director’s chief business will be to help current GC students find their calling and help them navigate the best path to a meaningful career. But, Ray Clere is here to assist GC alums as well. Meet him at our first Homecoming Business & Networking Zone Sept. 24.


Class Ambassadors Needed for NEW Decades Reunion at Homecoming

August 10, 2011

Homecoming 2011 will feature something new – separate gatherings for the classes of ’01, ’91, ’81, ’71 and ’61-Beyond. And, if you’d like to be a Class Ambassador and help us track down your classmates for the Decades Reunion Luncheon, read on!


Promote Your Business at Homecoming!

The first GC Alumni Business & Networking Zone at Homecoming should be a great atmosphere for telling a lot of people what you do and what you are “about.” Our Graves Center For Calling & Career want this to be all about Alums Helping Alums. Read on and sign up online!


Yadon Receives Prestigious Baptist Scholarship

August 9, 2011

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Georgetown, KY – Brenton Yadon, a 2011 GC Religion major graduate, has received the prestigious James O. Duncan Scholarship – established to provide support (full tuition and fees per year renewable) for a Baptist student attending a leading theological school… Continue reading




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