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.
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 »
Georgia State runs in the family for Anna Boswell. The travel-loving junior wasn’t the first in her family to attend Georgia State. Boswell’s great-grandmother graduated with a bachelor of commercial science degree in 1938. Boswell is a recent recipient of the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship.
Given her strong familial ties… more »
Cornerstone of Creativity
If all goes according to plan, Kynton Stephens’ dream job is waiting for him when he graduates Georgia State next spring. He’ll head to a start-up company that designs video games, and he’s pretty sure he’ll get along with the boss. Stephens is CEO of the start-up.
Stephens, a junior film major, is… more »
Georgia State has received great acclaim for its racial, ethnic and gender diversity in recent years, but the campus also boasts great diversity of interests, ideas and expertise. All of those types of diversity are showcased in the Women Inspire speakers’ series, which begins its second season Tuesday, Sept. 22 — and,… more »
With $43.5 million raised in fiscal year 2014-15, Georgia State University broke its previous fundraising record and passed the $40 million mark for the first time ever.
As impressive as that number is, it is only the first on a long list of records and milestones from Georgia State’s most successful fundraising year ever.
“The… more »
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 »