Hawks Scholarship, Service Work Help Freshman Rachelle Wood Soar

Georgia State University freshman Rachelle Wood keeps so busy these days she usually leaves the social calendar to her best friend.

“I always start off by saying I’m only doing one thing this weekend. Then it usually comes down to what she can convince me to do,” Wood says of Chelsie Richards, who also happens… more »

Young Georgia State Alumnus Terrance Rogers Banks on Budding Philanthropy

When Terrance Rogers set foot on Georgia State University’s campus his freshman year, he had one goal in mind: make a difference.

The 26-year-old alumnus and budding philanthropist knew he could do that if he focused on being a change agent in his community.

“It was a no-brainer, Rogers says. “Georgia State helped mold me… more »

Phyllis Parker Provides a Lift for the First Generation at Georgia State



Her journey was not without obstacles. Family matters and financial challenges forced her to take a full time job and switch her classroom schedule to night classes exclusively. She persevered, and her persistence and flexibility paid off when she completed her B.B.A. in computer information systems in 1991.

That persistence and flexibility uniquely… more »