The Hurricane General
When the wind stops and the water is rising, Maj. Gen. Brian Harris (B.S. ’87) will have his boots in the muck as the destruction mounts.
Head Start programs are highly concentrated in low-income and rural areas of Georgia, providing vital access to early education and supporting at least $71 million in total economic output there, according to a new study by Georgia State University’s Center for State and Local Finance.
College of Education & Human Development Assistant Professor Stephanie Behm Cross received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement to expand and improve a teacher residency program.
For Kennedy Oglesby, $2,300 could have stood in the way of graduating this fall. That amount of money might seem small compared to tuition and fees for an entire year, but for students like Oglesby, a Georgia State University journalism major with a concentration in public relations, it can be a major gap.
ATLANTA—Georgia State University has received a $300,000 Digital Economy Initiative grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in collaboration with Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility to encourage students, particularly students from backgrounds underrepresented in the technology industry, to pursue technology studies.
ATLANTA—Four faculty in Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development have received a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition to prepare educators who work with bilingual students.
ATLANTA—Chara Bohan, professor in Georgia State’s College of Education and Human Development, has received a $141,073 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a two-week teacher institute for U.S. history teachers.
Perimeter College Rec Specialist and wheelchair basketball coach Eric Johnson recently led the Atlanta Junior Hawks to the National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s title game. But Johnson’s goals for his team go way beyond the hardwood.
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