Women Inspire series sparks curiosity, community, collaboration

“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 »

Canada’s Consul General in Atlanta, Louise Blais’ Key to Being a Successful Woman

 

What is Canada’s Consul General in Atlanta, Louise Blais’ key to being a successful woman in leadership?

Kittens. Fostering kittens.

Really?

No, not exactly.

As the keynote speaker at the Oct. 5, 2016 Georgia State University Women’s Philanthropy Initiative (WPI) luncheon, Consul General Blais shared how fostering kittens allows her to tap into her… more »

Business Attire For Students

Posted On September 8, 2016
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Here are guidelines to assist you in selecting business attire that works best for having your photo made. Panther blue is always a great choice!

For women V-neck, crew neck, or mock turtlenecks are recommended, but collared shirts work well for women, too. Women with long hair should choose a top or jacket that is a… more »

Home Depot Exec and Georgia State Alumna Ann-Marie Campbell Shares Lessons from Experience

 

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 »

Delia Cochran and Sharon Schachter: Women Leading, By Example

Women didn’t exactly have a wide range of opportunities when Sharon Shachter and Delia Cochran began their careers. “At that time,” Schachter remembers, “you could be a nurse, a teacher, or a flight attendant. That was pretty much it.” She became a flight attendant; Cochran became a nurse.

In time, though, both women achieved positions… more »

Presidential Scholar Nia Mitchell: Surrounded by Opportunities in Downtown Atlanta

 

The Presidential Scholarship is among the top awards an incoming Georgia State student can receive. In addition to covering full tuition, fees and on-campus housing for four years, it provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad programs. It also includes automatic acceptance to Georgia State’s Honors College, which offers smaller classes, specialized advising… more »

Noah Yasarturk Doesn’t Back Down from an Intellectual Challenge

The Presidential Scholarship is among the top awards an incoming Georgia State student can receive. In addition to covering full tuition, fees and on-campus housing for four years, it provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad programs. It also includes automatic acceptance to Georgia State’s Honors College, which offers smaller classes, specialized advising and… more »

Amazing Achievement on Display at 52nd Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards

A Georgia State degree has the power to prepare graduates for success and achievement beyond what they ever thought possible. It’s easy to talk about that as an abstract concept, but Georgia State’s annual Distinguished Alumni Awards provide living proof.

The 52nd awards ceremony, to be held Friday, Oct. 2 in the Student Center… more »

School’s Never Out for Patricia Oliver

On a beautiful spring afternoon in downtown Atlanta, as students stroll through Woodruff Park thinking about how they’ll soon be done with college, Priscilla Oliver is talking about how she loved studying so much that she chose to go back for additional degrees.

“I didn’t know it at the time,” Oliver says of her early… more »