Debianne Peterman was an 18-year-old bride when she gave birth to her son Joshua. Doctors diagnosed the newborn with a Group B strep infection and immediately spirited the little boy into a special care nursery in another area of the hospital. The new mother, left to recover in the orthopedics ward, swore that if she… more »
As Congress struggles to come up with a “grand bargain” to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts that begin in 2013, charitable organizations such as Georgia State University are facing their own financial uncertainties. December is traditionally the biggest month for donations, but fundraisers across the country are not seeing a surge of activity.
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When Beth Kenny enrolled at Georgia State University just after turning 40, she wanted to finish her undergraduate degree to benefit herself and her closest family members. To her high school daughter, Kenny wanted to demonstrate that pursuing higher education was valuable at any age. To learn to help care for her parents, Kenny majored… more »
Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law in Georgia State University’s College of Law, has joined the leadership of two national associations. She became a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics and has been appointed as a section councilor in a new law section… more »