System Spotlights Archive
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.
Posted March 26, 2012
Macon State Professor Drives Palliative Care Initiative
Chris Tsavatewa is chair of the Middle Georgia Taskforce for Quality Palliative Care, a community initiative focused on bringing new resources for palliative care to the middle Georgia region by way of a LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project Grant.
Posted March 6, 2012
“Teachers to Kazakhstan” Program Expands Horizons
Students have the opportunity to expand their cultural horizons through Armstrong’s innovative Teachers to Kazakhstan program.
Watch video: Bonnie Tyrell, an aspiring teacher, discusses her experience.
Posted March 6, 2012
UGA Marine Scientists
University of Georgia marine scientist Samantha Joye and UGA colleagues Patricia Medeiros and Christof Meile received a $1.3 million grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative that will enable UGA researchers and scientists from 13 other institutions to study the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the marine ecosystem.