Alum Creating Panther Opportunities
Robinson alum Chris Riley doesn’t take for granted the career development opportunities he received from the Panthers on Wall Street Program. Today, he gives back so Panthers can benefit from these same career-shaping, and life-changing, initiatives.
Beckman Scholars Receive Donor Funding for Research
Georgia State’s 2022 Beckman Scholars prepare to conduct meaningful research under the mentorship of faculty advisors. This 15-month program, hosted within the Honors College, is made possible by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation.
New Endowed Professorships Enhance Education
Thanks to donors, five new endowed professorships and chairs were funded in the College of Arts & Sciences this year. Endowment helps recruit and retain the best and most well-respected faculty.
Gift Expands University’s Rare Book Collection
The generosity of Georgia State alumna Pat Cotes supports the growth of the University Library’s Special Collections & Archives. Her endowment, which expands Georgia State’s rare book collection, ultimately fosters Panther learning.
Empowering Future Public Health Professionals
A 2022 Women’s Philanthropy Network grant uplifts future Public Health students through funding the EMPOWER program. This initiative strives to enhance the diversity of the environmental health research workforce.
Uplifting Panther Band
A love for the arts led Mike Lorton and Gary Youngblood to establish a valuable endowment for the Panther Band. With this support, the Panther Band can confidently pursue new performance opportunities.
Supporting Social Work Students
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies celebrates the establishment of two endowed scholarships within the School of Social Work, thanks to investments by Delores Varner and friends of Mindy Wertheimer.
A Legacy that Lives On
Dr. Leslie Cecelia Jackson was a mentor and an inspiration to many. Now, thanks to a bequest in her estate plan, an endowed scholarship in her name will support first-generation students in underrepresented groups studying within the College of Arts & Sciences.
Perimeter Professor Gives Back
This Perimeter College professor knows what it means to embrace the spirit of giving. Through his generosity and excellence in education, Dr. Anant Honkan changes the lives of Perimeter engineering students.
students received donor-funded scholarships in FY22.
donor-funded scholarships awarded in FY22.
Major Gift Advances Opportunities in Computer Science
A transformative $5 million gift from Snap Inc. will support diversity and inclusion efforts within the computer science education field. The gift will create opportunities in computing for underrepresented groups and create a new center within the College of Education & Human Development.
Addressing Nursing Shortage and Providing Career Experience
In a partnership made possible by the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, Grady Health System and Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing & Health Professions will combat a critical nursing shortage with meaningful student experiences.