Georgia State Online Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best by U.S. News
February 6, 2023
The U.S. News 2023 Best Online Programs rankings assessed more than 1,800 graduate and undergraduate programs offered online by regionally accredited institutions — the highest number of degree programs evaluated in the online rankings’ 11-year history.
Twelve graduates of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business are among the honorees named by the Georgia State University Alumni Association to its 2023 class of distinguished alumni under the age of 40.
Under the theme, “30 Years of Enhancing Public Safety Across the Globe,” the event brought together 250 guests to celebrate GILEE’s impact on policing and communities by improving professionalism in public safety.
U.S. counties with a higher percentage of people identified as “digitally excluded” saw higher COVID-19 case and death rates throughout the pandemic and lower vaccination rates, suggesting increased vulnerability among this population to future disease.
Choi’s scholarship focuses on intimate partner violence, substance abuse and health disparities among immigrant and minority populations, especially in developing, implementing and evaluating socio-culturally appropriate community intervention and prevention strategies. Formerly a faculty member at the University of Georgia, she serves as a commissioner on the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and is core faculty at the Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory (IPRCE).
New research by Georgia State University’s Georgia Policy Labs finds Achieve Atlanta’s scholarship and support services lead to substantial increases in college persistence and completion rates for students.
Martha Bailey, a professor of economics at the University of California, Los Angeles, will present research on the economics of contraception Monday, Oct. 24, during the 17th W.J. Usery Lecture at Georgia State University.
Dr. Thad Johnson (Ph.D. ’20) spent nearly a decade in law enforcement before becoming a criminal justice scholar. His research focuses on race and police policy related to issues of systemic bias in the U.S. justice system.
AYSPS faculty and research centers reported a record year for grants raised in fiscal year 2022, earning nearly $38 million in research funding with the Georgia Health Policy Center’s record $28.5 million in grants leading the way.
Georgia State, the University of Georgia (UGA) and the Georgia Institute of Technology have been awarded a $400,000 Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2022 Knowledge Challenge Grant to study the relationship between merit-based scholarship receipt and entrepreneurship career paths.
Master of Public Policy student Agnes Iwaye was a delegate for the 2022 World Bank Group Youth Summit held at World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C., this summer. From Nigeria, she admits her early experiences fostered her interest in international development.
Smith has received grants from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and the Helios Education Foundation for research that will shed more light on the role higher education can play in closing racial disparities.
Georgia State’s Social Action Alliance (SAA) invites students from all disciplines to participate in a weekend-long, multidisciplinary hackathon during which they will work in teams to develop solutions to metro Atlanta transportation and mobility issues. Registration closes Sept. 21.
This year’s record surpasses the previous high of $150 million set in fiscal year 2020 and is $22 million higher than the previous year’s total. In the past three years, externally funded research activity at the university has climbed 9.5 percent.
Twenty-five distinguished young professionals from 19 sub-Saharan African countries are participating in the Alumni Enrichment Institute for the Mandela Washington Fellows, a program created by the U.S. Department of State.
Damion Carpenter (A.S. ’21), a long-time Atlanta Braves employee and a Georgia State Sport Administration student, received a replica of the diamond-studded version given to the 2021 Braves World Champion team.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded Georgia State the grant to conduct a four-year study of the relationship between student outcomes and career and technical education, and teacher preparation and experience.
A grant from Georgia State University’s Women’s Philanthropy Network will fund a new year-long initiative aimed at empowering the next generation of community fundraisers through training and a new grant-writing course. It will launch fall 2022.
The Women’s Philanthropy Network (WPN) at Georgia State University selected a diverse set of college and unit-level initiatives to receive grants ranging from $10,000 to $75,000 to foster student success and improve student opportunities.
The new university initiative establishes interdisciplinary research hubs to address some of society’s most pressing issues, including pandemic preparedness, climate solutions, crime victim protection, equity and access, and public health.
The pilot internship program allows seniors graduating from Georgia State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology the opportunity to work up to 20 hours a week with the MARTA Police Department, receiving $15 per hour.
The pandemic has produced a mental health crisis with effects that may reverberate for years — even decades — to come. At Georgia State, researchers are working to gain insights into the emotional toll and identify how people are finding hope even as the threats persist.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Georgia State University health economist Michael Pesko a $1.8 million grant to study the effects of state mandates requiring insurance companies to cover hearing aids.
Christabel Ghansah (B.S., M.P.A., MBA) and Ambria Hardey (B.S.) joined the third cohort of entrepreneurs selected for Georgia State University’s Entrepreneur and Innovation Institute Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund.
With their closest family members out of harm’s way, husband and wife Yuriy Davydenko (M.P.A. ’10, Ph.D. ’20) and Liudmyla Zapukhliak (M.S. ’20) continue working to aid fellow Ukrainians and raise awareness of the devastating conflict in their country.
Yanet Berakhi’s passion for supporting all cultures followed her through college, where she was active in both the Latina and Caribbean organizations on Georgia State’s campus as a first-year student before joining the Model UN as a sophomore.
A new research-practice partnership between Georgia State University’s Georgia Policy Labs (GPL) and Achieve Atlanta is one of three research-practice partnerships named as winners of the prestigious 2022 Institutional Challenge Grant.
John K. Tien, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), met with Georgia State University students and faculty April 8 during a visit to Atlanta arranged by the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
Distinguished University Professor Dr. Alessandra Raengo of the School of Film, Media & Theatre is the recipient of the prestigious 2022-23 Paul Mellon Senior Fellowship from the Center for the Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
State and local governments struggling to address the nation’s trillion-dollar deficit in infrastructure financing will find help in a new book co-authored by Georgia State University scholar Can Chen.
Sarina Marsh and Jovan Paige were named to the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Atlanta’s 30 Under 30 class for their dedication to improving communities and empowering youth in the nonprofit sector.
In their new book, “Housing Market Response to Sea Level Rise in Florida,” professors Risa Palm and Toby Bolsen examine whether projections on flooding in South Florida — made public via flood maps — result in greater market awareness and responses to this environmental risk.
Genesis Castro (M.P.A. ‘20) was recently named one of Georgia’s 50 Most Influential Latinos by the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Awardees are recognized as innovators, leaders and for “leaving a footprint behind.”
Ten Andrew Young School of Policy Studies alumni will be honored as members of the Georgia State University Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 on March 24 at a ceremony and reception at the Foundry at Puritan Mill.
John List, the Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and a best-selling author, will present the 2022 Economics Distinguished Public Lecture on “The Voltage Effect: How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale,” at the Student Center East Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.
Georgia State University economist Tim Sass has been ranked among the nation’s top education scholars, according to the 2022 “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings” released today by Education Week blogger Frederick M. Hess, the American Enterprise Institute’s director of education policy studies.
Georgia State University President M. Brian Blake addressed the fall 2021 WomenLead cohort during its culminating event of the semester: a poster presentation session where students discussed their future plans and personal leadership strategies with executives, community leaders and faculty.
The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) recently adopted a resolution to formally accept, acknowledge, support and use the definition of community policing originally authored by a Georgia State University professor.
Taylor Stanley (M.P.P. ’13), granddaughter of ambassador and civil rights activist Andrew Young, is creating long-lasting social change in Atlanta by addressing racial inequity at the youth level through ATL: Advance the Lives.
In spring 2023, Luse will lead a class of select students across disciplines and across colleges working on-camera and off as part of the cast and crew of a film he co-wrote with Georgia State screenwriting students.
The Child Care Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) federal grant will provide free childcare for eligible Perimeter College students at a Decatur YMCA childcare facility affiliated with the Head Start program.
Nitcelle Emanuels ascended several rungs on the corporate ladder by 2014. She had earned two degrees from Georgia State: a B.S. in human resources and policy development from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in 2003 and an MBA from the Robinson College of Business in 2011.
With the unexpected help of a kind stranger, Latonya Young (B.S. ’21) was finally able to finish her associate degree. Inspired by that stranger-turned-friend, she’s about to be the first in her family with a bachelor’s degree.
With a lengthy resume that includes service in local and federal law enforcement, three terms in the Georgia House of Representatives, and service as a Marine officer and a judge, J. Alexander Atwood (B.S. ’76) is leading a state agency with a crucial role in Georgia’s COVID-19 response.
Caleb DeLong, a Georgia State University alumnus who will graduate from Georgia State’s Perimeter College in May with his nursing degree, has seen the COVID-19 pandemic up close while working in a Rockdale County hospital emergency room.
A novel nanoparticle vaccine that combines two major influenza proteins is effective in providing broad, long-lasting protection against influenza virus in mice, showing promise as a universal flu vaccine, according to a study by the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University.