Thank you for your interest in GGC's Four Pillar Society
Applications for the 2022-2023 membership term are now being accepted through August 19, 2022!

Please take a moment to review the items below:


Membership Description

Members of the Four Pillar Society provide volunteer services to Georgia Gwinnett College and to the GGC Foundation. This includes, but is not limited to representing Georgia Gwinnett College’s student body and the GGC Foundation at various GGC and community events and greeting and mingling with guests while providing knowledgeable insights about GGC and student life. 

Members will also be expected to participate in and encourage GGC Foundation philanthropic efforts. Four Pillar Society members will strive to build a sustainable financial future at GGC by fostering a culture of long-term giving by inspiring students to give financial gifts to the GGC Foundation.

Requirements for Membership

  • Must be classified as a full-time freshman or higher by the fall 2022 semester
  • Must be able to commit to serve a 1-year term 
  • Must be in good disciplinary standing as is defined in the GGC Student Code of Conduct
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must have a flexible schedule – available for some night and/or weekend events
  • Exhibit strong public speaking and interpersonal skills – speak clearly and precisely with groups and individuals
  • Exhibit an understanding of, or a willingness to learn about, all aspects of Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Display maturity with alumni, donors, staff, etc.
  • Show enthusiasm, loyalty, and dedication to Georgia Gwinnett College
  • Manage time effectively – respond to communications in a timely manner
  • Maintain the Four Pillar Society uniform and appropriate appearance at all events
  • Exhibit strong customer-service skills: have a positive, helpful, “can-do” attitude
  • Attend mandatory training sessions and scheduled meetings

Member Incentives

Members of the Four Pillar Society will gain valuable networking, leadership and work experience. FPS members are a prestigious group on our campus who receive invitations to unique events and personal and professional development opportunities.

Application Process

  • Complete the full application form below (click on "start") and provide supporting documentation.
  • Only complete applications will be accepted. 
  • Students selected for interviews will be contacted by email or text. Interviews will be scheduled from July 11 through August 19, 2022. 
  • Selected members will be notified approximately one week after their interview.

Required Supporting Documents for your Application

One (1) reference from a current GGC faculty, staff, administration, or organization advisor is required. Please provide the name, email, phone number and position of GGC reference and that individual will be contacted by Advancement staff to conduct your reference.  *Reference must be included for application to be considered complete.


Key Dates and Deadlines Summary

  • July 1-August 19, 2022 - Applications will be accepted and students selected for interviews will be notified by email or text.
  • July 11-August 26, 2022 - Interviews will be conducted in-person or digitally.
  • July 18-August 30, 2022 - Selected members will be notified approximately one week after interview.  

Interview Process 

  • Interviews will last 30 minutes and will be scheduled around the applicant's class schedule
  • Interviews will consist of the following:
    General question and answer session with a panel of GGC staff.
    3-5 minute presentation by the interviewee about why you chose GGC, why you want to be involved with the Four Pillar Society, and where you see yourself and GGC in 10 years. More information about these presentations will be included in the initial notification email.

*Selections will be based upon the applicant’s poise, demeanor, leadership experience/potential, and ability to represent the GGC Foundation with excellence to the many diverse constituents of Georgia Gwinnett College. Participation will not be restricted by reason of age, color, disability, gender, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or military status.

 

Four Pillar Society Application - Start

For questions, please contact Holly Lisle at 678.407.5186 or hlisle@ggc.edu