Endowed Professorships

One Legal Legend Brings Another to Georgia State’s College of Law

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

Created in 2006,… more »

Georgia State Alumnus Ken Lewis Makes $5 Million Pledge To Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions

Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions.

The nursing school was named for Lewis’ mother in 2003 when he created a major endowment funding faculty… more »

Henson Professor Charity Scott Joins Leadership of National Law Associations

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 »

S. Tamer Cavusgil: Opening Doors for the Next Generation

Opening doors for the next generation GSU endowed chair supports students in honor of life-changing Fulbright

When a Georgia State University student takes his or her first international airplane flight, S. Tamer Cavusgil expects that student’s life to change. That’s what happened in 1970, as his journey to the United States led to an acclaimed… more »

Ken Bernhardt: Honoring a 30-year Link to Chick-fil-A

‘Giv a skolarship’ to honor 30 years with Chick-fil-A GSU professor marks three decades of work with Atlanta-based restaurant chain by endowing new marketing scholarship

Way before cows spelled poorly on billboards and other ads, Chick-fil-A sold almost exclusively through mall locations. To find out why sales were mixed, the Atlanta-based company turned to marketing… more »