MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The Georgia College athletic department is pleased to announce the faculty associates for the 2013-14 academic year.
“The Faculty Associate Program has helped integrate the student athlete with the academics of Georgia College,” said head tennis coach and assistant Athletic Director Steve Barsby. “The program allows the Bobcat athletes to build relationships with faculty members to strengthen the liberal arts experience Georgia College offers.”
The Faculty Associate Program began in 2010 and was developed to build a stronger relationship between the academia of Georgia College and GC Athletics. A faculty member represents every Georgia College athletic program, and will be able to attend team practices, games, and team events. The Faculty Associates Program will allow the faculty advisor an inside look at Georgia College Athletics and the life of a GC athlete.
Here are the Faculty Associates for 2013-14:
Tennis- Dr. Steven Elliott-Gower (Political Science)
Baseball- Dr. Jason Rich (Political Science)
Soccer- Dr. Harriet Whipple (Biology)
Softball- Dr. Cynthia Orms (Accounting)
Golf- Dr. Tom Moore (Accounting)
Men’s Basketball- Dr. Sally Humphries (Information Systems & Computer Science)
Women’s Basketball- Dr. Catherine Whelan (Accounting)
Cross Country- Dr. Leslie Moore (Nursing)
Volleyball- Dr. Jeff Turner (Outdoor Education)
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.