Driven to Succeed
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.
After her final semester, Ramatoulaye “Rama” Diallo will enter an M.S.W. program and lay the groundwork for a community for immigrant women in Atlanta.
Economics major Alyssa Taitt (B.S., ’21) plans to puruse a Ph.D. so that she can help other nontraditional students, like herself, succeed.
A young girl selling eggplants in a market pointed Miriam Savane Massandje to her future at Georgia State and her career in International Development.
Kierra Kelly grduates this spring and is now applying for the Marines' Officer Candidate School. She’d like to someday work in federal law enforcement.
Economics student Bailey Jordan knew almost immediately that the Georgia Legislative Internship Program was the right fit for her.
Hermela Assefa, a third-year public policy major from Lilburn, is serving as a Georgia legislative intern through the Georgia Legislative Internship Program.
Maurice Raeford (M.I.S. in Urban Studies) participated on a winning team in the 2021 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition.
Samir Elsadek Mahmoudi was recently named a Blackrock Applied Research Award finalist for his paper, on the economics effects of Hurricane Katrina.