ATLANTA—Georgia State University has received $3.9 million to create the Georgia Center for Education Policy, a collaboration between the university’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and government leaders that aims to improve academic, career and life outcomes for students across the state.
ATLANTA—Twenty-five promising young professionals from 17 sub-Saharan African countries have arrived in Atlanta to attend Georgia State University’s Public Management Institute, part of a partnership in the Mandela Washington Fellowship, flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.
ATLANTA—Peace Corps volunteers who have successfully completed their service abroad and returned to the United States can apply for graduate-level scholarships through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program that will begin in the fall semester at Georgia State University.
ATLANTA—Mary Beth Walker, dean of Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies since 2010, has been chosen the university’s associate provost for strategic initiatives and innovation, effective July 1.
Before her tenure as dean, Dr. Walker held a variety of teaching and leadership roles in the Department of Economics and was interim dean… more »
ATLANTA—Georgia’s Division of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS) has contracted with Georgia State University to train child welfare caseworkers and their supervisors statewide on how to prevent depression, anxiety, burnout and turnover due to secondary traumatic stress (STS).
ATLANTA—Public safety and criminal justice professionals in police departments, the U.S. military, Homeland Security and other federal, state and local organizations can earn an advanced degree in criminal justice administration online beginning this fall.
With the election of Donald Trump as president, the plight of rural America has taken on increased prominence.
A September 2016 report by the Center for State and Local Finance estimated that as of 2014 rural areas in Georgia had 58,000 fewer jobs than they had in 2007 (around a 7 percent decline), even… more »
ATLANTA—The nonwhite population has doubled and segregation has decreased as the Atlanta metropolitan region has grown by more than 300 percent over the past 45 years, according to new research by the Center for State and Local Finance at Georgia State University.
Our modern society is increasingly urban. Nearly 60 percent of the world’s population lives in urban environments of one sort or another. By 2030, a billion more people will live in cities. Much of this growth, and its accompanying challenges, takes place in Asia. The United States and other Western societies, too, are experiencing rapid… more »
Mona Khalef, a senior finance major, is the winner of this year’s Be the Change contest sponsored by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Georgia State students were invited to submit proposals in the form of a New Year’s resolution describing how they would use the $1,000 grant awarded to make the world a… more »