More than 300 members of the Georgia State Panther Band, including alumni, were cast to march and perform in Sunday’s Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show featuring three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5.
The Endowment for Clean Oceans (ECO) is pleased and excited to announce Pam Longobardi, Distinguished Professor at Georgia State University, as ECO’s artist in residence. Professor Longobardi’s excellent art work and her early and visionary commitment to using art to educate about plastics in our oceans made selecting her an easy decision. Her 200 exhibits, including those Asia and Europe, speaks to her and our global view of this serious problem.
When it comes to the College of the Arts, all the world’s a stage. During spring and summer breaks, as students take a timeout to recharge, many of our arts faculty pack up and journey to all corners of the world to fuel their ongoing quest for academic growth and excellence.
Georgia State University is ranked the second most innovative university in the nation and second in the country for its commitment to undergraduate teaching in the 2019 Best Colleges edition of U.S. News & World Report magazine.
Darren English received a 2018 Global Peace Song Award for his song “Pledge of Peace” in the jury voted jazz music category. English wrote the song in honor of freedom fighter and South African president, Nelson Mandela, and shared the award dedication in memory of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
Georgia State film students Taylor Dudley and Donovan Stanley film “TOGETHER” was among the film shorts selected by Campus Movie Fest (CMF) and screened during the 71st annual Cannes International Film Festival in France.
The College of the Arts and the School of Film, Media & Theatre are pleased to announce that Moving Image Studies Ph.D. candidate Jenny Gunn is a 2018 recipient of the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship.
Craig Drennen, associate professor of drawing and painting and graduate director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design in the College of the Arts at Georgia State University, has been awarded a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in the Fine Arts.