Diverse Culture

The Next Act of ‘The Andrew Lee Story’ is About to Begin

Strangely for a film major, Andrew Lee says he and his family didn’t watch that many movies or TV shows when he was younger. It wasn’t until he went off to college that he began exploring the world of film for himself.

“I didn’t know where my interests were — I took all my core… more »

Julia Ngai: Making Connections Across Atlanta

She didn’t know it at the time, but Julia Ngai got two clues to her future path in life while helping out with her father’s business as a teenager.

“My dad used to own his own construction business, and my mom’s a banker,” she says. “She would do the finance part of it, gathering all… more »

Krishna Mehta: In the Middle of Everything, Still Standing Out

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 »

A ‘Thank You’ from Georgia State — and Its Students

Every day, the generosity of Georgia State’s donors makes a difference for our students and faculty. As an expression of thanks to those donors, we’ve put the spotlight on three students whose scholarships have opened up amazing opportunities for them at Georgia State. Through this small token of gratitude, we hope to show our growing… more »

From Laos to Lenbrook, Georgia State Alumna and Donor Tonya Bodie Counts Her Blessings

The way residents at Lenbrook retirement community light up when they see Tonya Bodie walking down the hallway, you’d think she was the activities planner. “I’m what most people would consider an anomaly: I have a finance and accounting background, but I have a personality,” Lenbrook’s chief financial officer says with a laugh. “You don’t… more »