Enlisting in the Navy was never Darryl Holloman’s dream. The military held no particular appeal for him; his experience with large bodies of water was limited to swimming pools. Yet there he sat on a June day, 1986, putting a Bic pen to page after page of the application, turning over the next four years… more »
ATLANTA—A new contest by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies challenges students enrolled at any Georgia State University campus this semester (Spring 2017) to share their resolutions to improve the world in 2017. The winner will receive a $1,000 grant to help fulfill their pledge by year-end.
“We are inviting all Georgia State… more »
ATLANTA—Jane Daquin and Samantha Donovan were honored with the Southern Criminal Justice Association’s (SCJA) 2016 Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Student awards in December.
Daquin received the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award. She is a Ph.D. candidate and a teaching/research assistant in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ Department of Criminal Justice and… more »
ATLANTA–The Georgia State University Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance (NLA) student association captured two of five national awards at the annual NLA Alliance Management Institute (AMI) conference in Denver on January 5, 2017.
The two honors, Student Leader of the Year Award and Mutual of America Nonprofit Partner of the Year Award, were awarded to more »
Chris Markl knows social entrepreneurship. Previously a social entrepreneur-in-residence at Florida State University, Markl joined the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies as a visiting instructor in August. He is using his experience to lead Georgia State University’s new interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program, the B.I.S. in Social Entrepreneurship.
The new degree, the… more »
ATLANTA–The Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI) has received a four-year, $1 million grant from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia for operations support and the hiring of its first executive director, Kathryn Lawler.
Georgia State University senior Kalif Robinson learned he was chosen to receive the prestigious 2017 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship in November. An Honors College student majoring in economics with a minor in Arabic, Robinson is the university’s first Rangel Fellow.
ATLANTA–The School of Public Health at Georgia State University will host the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar, bringing up to 100 international scholars to campus Feb. 22-27, 2017.
Participants will be first-year Fulbright foreign students from other countries who are studying in master’s or doctoral programs around the United States.
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Robert Moore and Julie Hotchkiss know what combining a travel adventure with an immersive learning experience can add to a student’s outlook and personal growth. Both huge proponents of expanding students’ worldviews, they contributed to the Andrew Young School Study Abroad Fund every year since the Dean’s Office began putting money into it.
After providing… more »
Criminal justice undergraduate Ronnie Bryant is one of three students profiled as fall 2016 Georgia State graduates on the university’s website at gsu.edu. Following is the full feature. The Andrew Young School celebrates Bryant for her many achievements and for so powerfully modeling student success at Georgia State University.
When Ronnie Bryant hurls a discus… more »