After meeting at Georgia State, Lance (MBA ’03) and April (B.A. ’01) Ledbetter embarked on a lifelong journey together — as husband and wife and as co-founders of Dust-to-Digital, a Grammy award-winning record label mining music’s past to preserve it for future audiences.
Four years ago, a group of 40 high school seniors received the State Farm Scholarship at Georgia State’s Perimeter College. For many, it was the only way they could go to college. Now, they’re earning degrees at remarkably high rates, demonstrating that, with the right supports, all students can graduate.
As Georgia State expands its footprint with a new baseball and softball complex at the site of the former Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, it will honor the history of the old ballpark — the location of Hank Aaron’s home run heard round the world.
Funded with grants from JPMorgan Chase, the CINEMA Program operated by Georgia State’s Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence is building the next generation of Atlanta’s film, television and digital arts workforce.
A beloved fixture of the Georgia State Child Development Program for four decades, Danny Darby helped shape its reputation, has taught countless students and teachers, and even welcomed the children of former students to its classrooms.