“To ask the big questions, to think bigger. That’s what we’re here at a university for. There are enormous possibilities when you bring together energetic people who are passionate about their work.” Monica H. Swahn., Distinguished University Professor at the School of Public Health
Curiosity is the beating heart of a university.… more »
Ann-Marie Campbell’s rise from Home Depot cashier to president of the company’s Southern Division is a classic American Dream story, but she always mentions that it didn’t happen without help — or an occasional push to think bigger.
“I’ve always been a confident person, so when there have been times that I’ve lacked confidence,… more »
Mallorie Jones has been on a hot streak lately. A recipient of the Women’s Philanthropy Initiative Scholarship, she became part of the first generation in her family to graduate from college when she earned her B.S. in psychology from Georgia State — with honors — on May 9. And less than a… more »
As a Chicago native, Bill Loventhal admits he was skeptical about the advice he received from the director of the Kemper Foundation that he should transfer to Georgia State. “I said, ‘Georgia what?’ I had never been south of Nashville in my life,” he remembers. “But I came down, checked it out, they courted me,… more »
“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 »
“It was almost like Moby Dick had come to life,” Paulita Bennett-Martin remembers. “I was swimming in the ocean with my husband, and I heard this sound, and I saw the spout of a whale five feet from me. I swam with it, and it was just me and the whale, for fifteen minutes. I… more »
Georgia State University has always boasted a diverse student body. Throughout the university’s history, the typical GSU student has balanced school, work and family, putting in long hours to earn a degree. It’s always been a challenge, but Nancy Mansfield, professor of legal studies… more »
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