Monkam (Ph.D. ’08), an associate professor of public economics at the University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa, received Georgia State University's Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement during International Education Week 2023.
One Georgia State University College of Law student has always been an advocate for expanding her horizons. Now, as the Georgia State University 2023 “Study Abroad Student of the Year,” Niki Nourollahi (J.D. '23) traces her global journey back to her childhood growing up in Atlanta, Georgia.
Sarah McCool, a global health and development expert with a proven record of international teaching, scholarly and community collaboration, has been named Director of Global Health Initiatives at the GSU SPH.
Renowned conductor and music educator, Dr. Robert J. Ambrose, recently from a trip to Singapore where he played a significant role in the five-day Woodlands Young Conductors Workshop. During the workshop, Dr. Ambrose had the privilege of working closely with 12 talented conductors from all corners of Singapore, each carrying a unique passion for music and leadership. These young conductors were eager to learn and grow under Dr. Ambrose’s tutelage. The workshop offered daily lectures, and live conducting sessions where participants were able to refine their skills in a live setting by conducting four different ensembles.
Georgia State received the distinguished 2023 Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, an honor granted to a select number of institutions that demonstrate outstanding innovation and accomplishment in campus internationalization.
In a dazzling display of vocal harmony and musical brilliance, the Georgia State University Singers embarked on an extraordinary journey to Istanbul, Turkey, to perform at the prestigious 2023 World Symposium of Choral Music this past April.
Dr. Alex Freund and his professional brass quintet, M5 Mexican Brass, traveled to Spain to participate and perform in the 2023 FESTMUS, an international music festival. Their performance included the world premiere of Juan Vasquez's "La Topa", written for M5 and commissioned by Freund.
The award celebrates outstanding innovation and accomplishment in campus internationalization, and Georgia State’s effort to integrate and infuse international, intercultural and global dimensions into students’ education.
Several College of Education & Human Development faculty and staff members worked with Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives to host a group of international teachers on campus through the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program.
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.
Georgia State University ranked first among public institutions in sending the most African American students to study abroad. It also ranked 11th among public institutions in sending the most racial and ethnic minority students to study abroad.
The award from the Institute of International Education (IIE), in the category of Widening Access for International Education for the university's Free Passport Initiative, recognizes the most innovative and successful models for developing and expanding international education in practice today.
Robinson College and Honors College student Claire Sohn (B.B.A. ’23) will spend the 2021-2022 academic year in South Korea on a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad while gaining skills critical to national security and economic prosperity. Sohn discusses her plans.
Dr. Douglas S. Gardenhire, chair and clinical professor of respiratory therapy, received the Georgia State University 2020 Faculty Award for Global Engagement – Teaching, Service & Outreach. The award is one of seven International Education Awards, recognizing outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their international education commitment.
Georgia State University is part of a national group of leading innovative institutions that has received a $2.4 million grant from the Strada Education Network to redesign the college-to-career pathway.
March 1, 2019
Public Relations and Marketing Manager Office of International Initiatives