Enterprising Spirit

Justin Hargesheimer Did Well at Georgia State, Now He’s Doing Good Globally

Charitable work runs in Justin Hargesheimer’s family. His mother is currently working with the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, while he helps support corporate partnerships for Habitat for Humanity International here in Atlanta.

“The idea of community awareness and giving back has always been important in my family,” he says. “I realized a long time… more »

Gabriele Zedlmayer: A Georgia State Trendsetter Returns Home

In the span of a couple weeks, Gabriele Zedlmayer traveled to Dubai, Riyadh, Johannesburg and Rome, with a stop in between at her home in Austria and her office in Switzerland.

Of all those destinations, though, few are as dear to her heart as the one that started off her round-the-world jaunt: Georgia State’s campus… more »

Georgia State Reached Out to Taylor Briggs — and She Made the Most of It

“I wanted to go to a college where they thought I was valuable,” Taylor Briggs says. “Georgia State offered me the Foundation Scholarship right off the bat — they wanted me to come immediately and become part of the Honors College. They basically said, ‘Not only do we want you, we acknowledge that you… more »

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 »

After Making His Dollars in Scents, Steve Tanner Gives Back to GSU

Steve Tanner has what’s probably the best-smelling warehouse in America. And while you can’t buy any of what’s inside, you’ve almost certainly got some of it in your house right now.

Tanner, a Georgia State alumnus, is the president and CEO of Marietta-based Arylessence Inc., a manufacturer of fragrances for everything from air fresheners to… more »