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 »
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.
If it’s truly “the thought that counts” – as is often heard during gift-giving season – then it only makes sense to put as much thought into a gift as possible. That goes for charitable gifts just as it does to gifts purchased from a big-box store on Black Friday.
Georgia State University was recognized as the national leader in efforts to dramatically increase graduation rates by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Tuesday, Nov. 12.
The association, which represents 219 public research institutions and other organizations, named Georgia State the inaugural winner of its Most Visible Progress Trailblazer Award for “its exceptional… more »
Georgia State had a record fundraising year in fiscal year 2012-13, and devoted leadership donors helped set the tone. On Friday, Nov. 1, the university thanked its Presidents Society members with a reception and dinner at the Atlanta History Center.
“We’re grateful to these donors not only for their generous financial support,” said Walter Massey,… more »
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 »