Georgia State Awarded $10 Million Grant to Research and Advance Adult Literacy

Posted On July 30, 2012 by Jeremy Craig

ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Georgia State University with a five-year $10 million grant to establish a new research center that will support research focusing on ways to improve adult literacy in the United States.

The grant from the Institute of Educational Sciences allows GSU to establish the Center for the… more »

Georgia State to Serve as Home to Oral History Association

Posted On July 20, 2012 by Jeremy Craig
Categories Atlanta Connections

ATLANTA – Georgia State University will become the new headquarters of the Oral History Association, a national organization dedicated to gathering and preserving historical information through recorded interviews. In addition, GSU history professor Clifford Kuhn will become the OHA’s first executive director.

“The OHA’s decision to come to GSU reflects the university’s already strong track… more »

Fernando’s Stage

Posted On July 12, 2012 by Michelle Hiskey

The clock was ticking this summer as Honors College sophomore Fernando Furtado Mattos directed a crew from Georgia State University in short films he wrote and premiered at local film competitions: “Writer’s Block” and “One Memory.”

Entered into the 48 Hour Film Project and the 24 Hour Film Race, Mattos’ romantic characters encounter barriers of… more »