Georgia State’s Robinson College of Business Receives $2 Million Gift to Fund Delta Student Success Center

ATLANTA—A $2 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation will enable Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business to create a physical space that will unite three units focused on ensuring students develop business communication skills, access experiential learning opportunities and connect with businesses for internships and job opportunities.

“This commitment… more »

Transgender College Students at Higher Suicide Risk after Denial of Access to Bathrooms, Research Shows

ATLANTA—Transgender university and college students are at a significantly higher risk for suicide attempts when their campus experience includes being denied access to bathrooms and gender-appropriate campus housing, a Georgia State University study finds.

“An alarmingly high proportion of the transgender individuals participating in this study—46.5 percent—had a history of attempted suicide,” said Kristie Seelman,… more »

International College Students Are Less Likely to Experience Violent Crimes, Research Suggests

ATLANTA—International students attending universities in the United States, particularly females, may be less at risk for violent, non-sexual victimization than their domestic counterparts, due, in part, to their choices in lifestyles and activities, new research suggests.

Using data from the American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment II, criminologists from Georgia… more »