Building a Foundation of Awareness
Law professor Courtney Anderson champions housing issues to break the cycle of poverty.
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.
ATLANTA–Georgia State University has collaborated with national education researchers and leaders to improve the availability of research into the effectiveness of educational technologies so decision-makers can make responsible, informed choices before investing in new technology.
ATLANTA—Georgia State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA), housed in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, has received a $10,000 gift from State Farm® to expand the organization’s marketing, recruitment and program efforts in the south DeKalb area of metro Atlanta.
ATLANTA—Georgia State University has received $3.9 million to create the Georgia Center for Education Policy, a collaboration between the university’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and government leaders that aims to improve academic, career and life outcomes for students across the state.