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Consumer Demand, Investment Pickup Will Trump Market Turbulence, Economic Forecast Says

Posted On August 27, 2015
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ATLANTA–With China’s economy stalled and the European economy limping, gross domestic product (GDP) growth in coming quarters is predicated on healthy domestic consumer demand and the return of investment spending despite recent stock market turmoil, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.

Dhawan… more »

Georgia State’s Mark Becker Named Among Top 10 Innovative U.S. College Presidents

Posted On August 25, 2015
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ATLANTA—Georgia State University President Mark Becker has been named by Washington Monthly magazine as one of the 10 most innovative college presidents in the United States.

The magazine recognized Becker for leading university efforts to use predictive analytics to increase the success of students who are among a racial or ethnic minority group, are low-income… more »

United States Senate Committee Hears Dr. Renick On Georgia State’s Student Success Initiatives

Posted On August 10, 2015
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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Dr. Timothy Renick, Georgia State’s vice provost and vice president of enrollment management and student success, testified before a U.S. Senate panel Aug. 5, detailing the university’s dramatic success in increasing student graduation rates.

Renick was asked to testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on higher education by… more »