The President's Society recognizes those individuals, corporations and foundations that make the most generous gifts to Georgia College each fiscal year. The following levels of giving honor the first four presidents of what is now Georgia College. All President's Society members, in addition to being included in our annual honor roll of giving, are invited to attend an annual recognition dinner in the fall with the Georgia College president.
The Chappell Circle honors the first president of what is now Georgia College, Dr. J. Harris Chappell (1891 to 1904). This circle of giving recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $10,000 or more to the Georgia College & State University Foundation between July 1 and June 30.
The Parks Circle commemorates the second president of the university, Marvin McTyeire Parks (1905 to 1926). This circle recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $5,000 to $9,999 to the Georgia College & State University Foundation between July 1 and June 30.
The Beeson Circle memorializes the third president of Georgia College, J. Luther Beeson. (1927 to 1934). This circle recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $2,500 to $4,999 to the foundation between July 1 and June 30.
The Wells Circle honors the service of Dr. Guy Herbert Wells, the fourth president of the institution (1934 to 1953). This circle recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $1,000 to $2,499 to the foundation between July 1 and June 30.
Annual Giving Clubs
The following giving clubs recognize annual contributions made by individuals, corporations and foundations that make a significant impact in the life of GC students and faculty. All Annual Giving Clubs are included in our annual honor roll of giving.
$500 - $999 University Club
$250 - $499 Blue and Green Club
$100 - $249 Century Club
$50 Young Alumni Club (1-5 years since graduation)
ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College & State University, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, residential learning communities, study abroad and myriad internships.
Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.
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