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Presidential Scholar Rwanda Smith Adapts to College Life in the City

Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as incoming freshmen with more than just good grades. They possess the open minds, creativity, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. In return, the Presidential Scholarship covers full tuition and fees and provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad opportunities. Presidential… more »

Lockheed Martin Funds Ph.D. Fellowship

The Georgia State University School of Public Health (SPH) has announced that Lockheed Martin will provide a $25,000 fellowship for a Ph.D. student to work with child maltreatment researchers in SPH’s National SafeCare Training and Research Center (NSTRC) on the Dad2K project. The student selected to receive the Lockheed Martin Fellowship is Elizabeth Chege,… more »

Saving Endangered Languages: Presidential Scholar Ashleigh Cox

Georgia State freshman Ashleigh Cox wasn’t the least bit apprehensive about becoming part of a large, diverse student body. To her, that just sounds a lot like home.

In addition to her older brother Douglas, Ashleigh has five adopted siblings: an older sister from Honduras, an older brother from Romania, a younger sister from Bulgaria,… more »

Distinguished Alumni Honored for Giving Back to Georgia State – and the Community

In a year full of major milestones for Georgia State University, the Distinguished Alumni Award is celebrating a milestone of its own.

“The Distinguished Alumni Awards is celebrating its 50th year along with the university’s Centennial celebration, so this year has special significance,” says Christina Million, associate vice president for alumni affairs. “The four honorees… more »

Plenty of Schools Wanted Maya Kelkar — Maya Wanted Georgia State

Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as incoming freshmen with more than just good grades. They possess the open minds, creativity, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. In return, the Presidential Scholarship covers full tuition and fees and provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad opportunities. Presidential… more »