Student Success

Georgia State Gets $1.2 Million in Grants to Expand Summer Success Academy for First-Year Students

ATLANTA—The Kresge Foundation and the ECMC Foundation have awarded Georgia State University two grants totaling $1.2 million to improve and expand its Summer Success Academy, a program that supports incoming freshmen who may need help in the transition to the college classroom.

The academy enrolls students during the summer semester before their first fall semester… more »

Georgia State University Gets $8.9 Million Grant From U.S. Department of Education

ATLANTA–The U.S. Department of Education today (Sept. 21) awarded Georgia State University, in partnership with the University Innovation Alliance (UIA), a grant of $8.9 million as part of the department’s First in the World program to drive innovation and keep higher education within reach for all Americans.

Georgia State is leading the project, Monitoring Advising… more »

White House Honors Georgia State Initiative To Boost Latino College Enrollment, Leadership Skills

ATLANTA–The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics has honored Georgia State University’s Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI) for its work in boosting college enrollment among Latino students and promoting leadership skills among Latino Georgia State students.

The recognition acknowledges LLI’s success in increasing college attendance for Latino high school students from six Cobb County… more »