Georgia State Wins Major National Award For Dramatic Increase in Graduation Rates

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 »

From Laos to Lenbrook, Georgia State Alumna and Donor Tonya Bodie Counts Her Blessings


The way residents at Lenbrook retirement community light up when they see Tonya Bodie walking down the hallway, you’d think she was the activities planner. “I’m what most people would consider an anomaly: I have a finance and accounting background, but I have a personality,” Lenbrook’s chief financial officer says with a laugh. “You… more »

Georgia State Thanks Leadership Donors at Presidents Society Dinner

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 »