For more than 50 years, the Lewis College has graduated more than 6,600 nurses, nurse practitioners, educators and researchers to serve in Georgia and beyond. More than 5,300 health care professionals have graduated in health informatics, nutrition, physical therapy, respiratory therapy and occupational therapy.
In 2003, the college was named for Byrdine F. Lewis, a career bedside nurse and the mother of Kenneth Lewis, former chief executive officer and president of Bank of America, and Georgia State alumnus.
The Lewis College prepares the next generation of clinicians and scholars to enhance individual and community health in a culturally diverse society. Recent milestones include the first graduates of the master of occupational therapy, a new master’s degree in clinical informatics, an R.N. to B.S. online degree program, and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry with concentrations in nutrition, and kinesiology and health with concentrations in rehabilitation science (physical therapy).
Provide scholarship and fellowship support for our students to pursue their education and participate in national and international learning experiences.
Endowed Chairs and Professorships
Recruit and retain the best leaders in the field to enhance teaching and scholarly recognition.
Technology, Equipment and Naming Opportunities
Provide the best possible laboratory and learning environment compatible with a nationally ranked top 50 college of nursing and health professions.
Emergency Assistance for Students
Support students facing financial hardships obtain the resources needed to continue pursuing their education.
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