Carrying The Flame
Turner Field, the former home of the Atlanta Braves and the 1996 Olympics, is now Georgia State’s. The acquisition of the hallowed ground promises to become the most transformative land deal in university history.
ATLANTA—Students from across Georgia State University’s graduate programs have earned an increasing number of prestigious national fellowships this academic year.
ATLANTA—Georgia’s Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) has contracted with Georgia State University to train child welfare caseworkers and their supervisors statewide on how to prevent depression, anxiety, burnout and turnover due to secondary traumatic stress (STS).
ATLANTA—Georgia State University President Mark Becker and his wife, Laura Voisinet, have made a $500,000 gift to the university in support of student scholarships, Athletics and the Rialto Center for the Arts.
ATLANTA—Georgia State University and neighborhood associations representing communities surrounding the Turner Field site have reached an agreement on a long-term plan for the university’s engagement with area residents.
A group of seniors from Southwest DeKalb High School were presented full scholarships to attend two-year programs at Georgia State University’s Decatur campus. The scholarships were made possible with a $14.5 million gift from State Farm Insurance and are awarded based on applications, essays and grades.
ATLANTA–Georgia State, the model institution for graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds in Atlanta, and State Farm, Georgia’s largest insurance company, today announced a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership that helps qualified students entering the Decatur campus of Perimeter College have a pathway to a more productive future.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Angelica Guilbeaux, an alumna of Georgia State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to South Korea as an English teaching assistant, the U.S. Department of State and the F. William Fulbright Scholarship Board have announced.
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