Debianne and Robert Peterman Pay It Forward with a New Scholarship at GSU

Debianne Peterman was an 18-year-old bride when she gave birth to her son Joshua. Doctors diagnosed the newborn with a Group B strep infection and immediately spirited the little boy into a special care nursery in another area of the hospital. The new mother, left to recover in the orthopedics ward, swore that if she… more »

RCB Professor Conrad Ciccotello Discusses Year-end Giving

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.

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Beth and Mike Kenny Are Bridging Generations by Investing in Students

When Beth Kenny enrolled at Georgia State University just after turning 40, she wanted to finish her undergraduate degree to benefit herself and her closest family members. To her high school daughter, Kenny wanted to demonstrate that pursuing higher education was valuable at any age. To learn to help care for her parents, Kenny majored… 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 »

GSU Annual Programs’ Class Gift Campaign Builds a Culture of Philanthropy from the Ground Up

Posted On November 30, 2012
Categories Alumni

Annual Programs’ Class Gift Campaign Builds a Culture of Philanthropy from the Ground Up

During Georgia State University’s May 2012 commencement ceremony at the Georgia Dome, nearly 4,000 students in bobbing, black caps marched down aisles of meticulously arranged folding chairs, past friends and fellow graduates, and across the stage erected near midfield. There, the… more »

GSU Scholarships Make College Possible for GSU Nursing Student Porshea Cooper

Lettie Pate Whitehead and Maymi Walker Chandler Memorial Scholarships make college possible for GSU nursing student Porshea Cooper External funding from the Dr. Mark Mark Coppage Nursing Scholarship helps as well The very first question on the application for the Dr. Mark Coppage Nursing Scholarship, awarded by the DeKalb Medical Foundation, seems tailor-made for a… more »

GSU Real Estate Student Shubham Asthana Receives Support from University-Wide Scholarship Giving

GSU real estate student Shubham Asthana receives support from university-wide scholarship giving

Shubham Asthana, an M.B.A. student in real estate at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, is a recipient of the University-wide Scholarship, which assists students who have unmet financial need.

Asthana chose GSU based on its reputation. “Georgia… more »

Mills B. Lane Scholar Eiman Rahimi Believes in Seizing Opportunities

Mills B. Lane Scholar Eiman Rahimi believes in seizing opportunities

Reported by Anna Espada with additional writing by Heath Wood, (404) 413-3422, GSU Development Division

“Being able to adapt is key,” said Eiman Rahimi, a soon-to-be graduate in Marketing and Finance from the J. Mack Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University,… more »

Global Volunteerism Promotes Business Skills for GSU Berry Scholar Leah Hendry

Leah Hendry grew up in New York and Alabama, but the international business student is most comfortable as a citizen of the world. Now in the third year of a five-year joint degree program from the College of Arts and Sciences and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business (RCB), Hendry is building… more »

GSU Suttles Scholar Thomas Breideband Tells Students to Participate, Socialize and Explore

GSU doctoral candidate studies rhetoric and composition Suttles Scholar Thomas Breideband tells students to participate, socialize and explore

By Sarah Banick; Contact Kim Cretors, (404) 413-3424 GSU Development  and Alumni Affairs

Doctoral candidate Thomas Breideband, a graduate teaching assistant in the College of Arts and Science’s Department of English, didn’t expect to find much… more »