College of Law

New Single-Year Giving Total Headlines Long List of New Records for Georgia State

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.

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She Overcame the Obstacles, and Now Alesia Ervin is Reaping the Rewards

Alesia Ervin remembers she was 87 days away from graduation when she gave a speech to supporters of Georgia State’s Women’s Philanthropy Initiative. The day she did this interview, that number was down to 31.

But just because she can calculate “days to graduation” with supercomputer speed doesn’t mean Ervin is desperate to put… more »

One Legal Legend Brings Another to Georgia State’s College of Law

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

Created in 2006,… more »

Jarrett Faber Finds Himself at the Center of the Action

Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars are more than just incoming freshmen who got superior grades in high school. They’re students who exemplify the creativity, open-mindedness, and dedication to hard work and discovery upon which our university was founded. For their talent and initiative, the Presidential Scholarship rewards these students with full tuition and fees, stipends for… more »

Distinguished Alumni Honored for Giving Back to Georgia State – and the Community

In a year full of major milestones for Georgia State University, the Distinguished Alumni Award is celebrating a milestone of its own.

“The Distinguished Alumni Awards is celebrating its 50th year along with the university’s Centennial celebration, so this year has special significance,” says Christina Million, associate vice president for alumni affairs. “The four honorees… more »

A Record-Setting Year for Georgia State Fundraising

Georgia State University has been celebrating the number 100 all year long, but halfway through its centennial year the school got an even bigger, record-setting number to celebrate: $38,310,373.60.

That’s the amount the university raised during fiscal year 2012-13 — nearly one-third more than the campus-wide goal of $29.1 million and making it by far… more »

Student Darius Devlin Is a Grateful Recipient of The Dr. Cleon C. Arrington Scholarship for the Sciences

Darius Devlin figured he’d have to wait a while to get involved in serious research. Coming out of high school, he wanted to explore the genetic links to disorders such as Down syndrome and diabetes; Darius figured he might have to wait until graduate school to see the inside of a lab. That was before… 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 »

Intellectual Property Law Inspires GSU Alumni and Donors

Recent copyright ruling offers window into dynamic field for attorneys trained at the College of Law

The impact of a recent federal ruling regarding copyright at Georgia State University quickly rippled through its alumni working in the field of intellectual property (IP) and the faculty who trained them at the College of Law.

The IP… more »