System Spotlights Archive
Posted April 19, 2012
USG Foundation Raises Funds to Support College Scholarships
Chairman Ken Bernard presents a check to Governor Nathan Deal in support of the Governor’s REACH need-based scholarship program.
Posted April 6, 2012
Tech Students Study Airport Design Challenges
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport strives to provide optimal user experiences for their customers. To get a fresh perspective on some design challenges within their facility, airport officials asked Georgia Tech industrial design students for their ideas and solutions.
Posted April 6, 2012
KSU Student Peace Sign to be Recognized as World Record
A student movement to create the world’s largest human peace sign came to fruition at the recent Peace Festival on the Kennesaw State University campus. Event organizers have been informed that the event will set an official Guinness’ record.
Posted April 2, 2012
From Litter to Letters
In the time it would have taken him to complete two semesters of coursework, Justin Hargesheimer, a graduate student at Georgia State’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, built an eco-friendly schoolhouse in Guatemala from using “eco-bricks” made of discarded plastic soda bottles packed full of trash.
Posted March 31, 2012
Impacts of Generations
LaShawnDa Pittman-Gay is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Minority Research Fellow – the first NSF fellow in GSU’s Department of Sociology. She’s returned to Georgia State after having earned her doctorate from Northwestern University to take a new role – putting her determination into academic research to better understand African-American grandmothers who care for their grandchildren and the many complexities facing family members in such a situation.
Posted March 29, 2012
AASU President Participates in White House Roundtable
Armstrong Atlantic State University president Linda Bleicken was recently invited to take part in a roundtable discussion held at the White House in Washington, D.C., to discuss college affordability and student success.