DAHLONEGA - The University of North Georgia has selected Dr. Teresa Conner-Kerr as the inaugural dean for the university's College of Health Sciences & Professions, effective Aug. 1. <br />
Conner-Kerr most recently was professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy in the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina.<br />
UNG's College of Health Sciences & Professions was created in 2013 when the former Gainesville State College and North Georgia College & State University consolidated. Dr. Bob Michael, former dean of UNG's College of Education, has served as interim dean since the college's creation.
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.