Welcome GPP Summer Intern: Sydney!

June 10, 2020

Hi everyone! My name is Sydney O. and I am the new summer intern for GPP. Right now I’m finishing up my last semester as a KSU Owl (hooty hoo!) with a major in public health education and a minor in psychology. I love to travel more than anything and plan to attend Mercer in…

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Senior Spotlight: Georgia Tech Graduate, Nuzhat K.

May 27, 2020

Hi, my name is Nuzhat K. and I am a 2020 graduate from Georgia Tech! As a campus ambassador for the Georgia Tech College Prevention Partnership (CPP), I have had really great opportunities to spread awareness of prescription drug misuse and encourage healthy habits on my campus. In partnership with the Georgia Prevention Project, our…

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Meet TAC Senior, Jessica!

May 15, 2020

Jessica has been with the Newton High School TAC for 3 semesters. She has enjoyed working with her peers and going to fun places with friends she’s made along the way. She recommends joining TAC if you want to meet new people and learn more about substance misuse and how to fight it.  After graduating…

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Senior Spotlight: Mambwe M. at GCSU

April 13, 2020

Our College Prevention Partnership program has continued to thrive over the years. Several of our CPP members have joined early in their college careers and are now getting ready to graduate. As the GPP Program Coordinator who oversees the CPP program, it is crazy to see how much these students have grown into their own…

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Safe Spring Break

March 30, 2020

The time you have been waiting for all semester has finally come: Spring Break! Take this time to de-stress and have some fun while taking a break from your classes, you deserve it! While you should enjoy your break, you should also remember to do it safely! Spring break is a time where many students…

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Tips to Relieve Anxiety During COVID-19

March 20, 2020

As the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, brings bad news, it also brings anxieties about these unprecedented times. We understand, but we’re finding ways to cope with the uncertainty and share them with you. Since most of us are practicing social distancing now, it can be easy to find yourself stuck watching or reading the news…

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TAC Intern Joins GPP!

March 02, 2020

Hello! I’m Victoria, a senior at the Wheeler High School Center for Advanced Studies. I was born and raised in Marietta, and I am currently looking to go to school for neuropsychology. I grew up in a mixed culture family where I have been taught the importance of acceptance and awareness of everyone’s personal struggles….

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Meet Lily, GPP Intern!

February 10, 2020

Hello Internet! My name is Lily Gilleland and I am thrilled to be a part of the GPP team this spring! I am originally from the city of Ball Ground in north Georgia and I moved to Kennesaw and eventually Marietta while going to Kennesaw State University. I have two adorable cats, Snickers and Toblerone,…

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Meet, Cassandra! GPP Intern

February 04, 2020

Hey y’all! My name is Cassandra P. and I am excited to start my position as an intern here at the Georgia Prevention Project. I was raised in Virginia and have been in Georgia for 2 years. I am currently a senior Public Health Education Major at Kennesaw State University. I am a proud member…

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Brigitte’s 2020 Resolution

January 27, 2020

Every year comes with new experiences and new adventures! It’s a New Year and it is a fresh start to set resolutions. In 2019, my New Year’s resolution was traveling. Did I accomplish it? Yes! I went to Puerto Rico, Colombia, and Costa Rica. In addition, I also took small road trips to Miami, Florida,…

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