Fall 2014 News Archived

A New Launch: Cooperative Education at Georgia State University

We are excited to announce the approval of Georgia State University’s Cooperative Education Program (Co-Op) which will kick off this fall with students from the Computer Science and Computer Information Systems degree programs.

Cooperative education is a full-time, paid, rotational, field based experience that is a critical component of a student’s academic program for which… more »

Eric Alva

Iraq War Veteran and LGBT Rights Activist The Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Iraq War Veteran and LGBT Rights Activist Eric Alva. Eric Alva was born in San Antonio, Texas, in 1970. Upon graduation from high school in 1989, he attended community college for two semesters, but then decided to join the United States Marine Corps.… more »

Streetcar Begins Daytime Testing

As they’re tested and certified for the opening of the system and regular operations, the Atlanta Streetcars will be in motion on Georgia State’s campus. Safety testing during live traffic conditions is important to the certification process. The Streetcars will be operating along the 2.7 mile loop, on Auburn Avenue, through Woodruff Park, on Peachtree… more »

Homecoming 2014!

Georgia State University Homecoming Game Georgia State vs. Arkansas State Georgia Dome 2 p.m.

Show your Georgia State spirit and pride. Cheer the Panthers to victory in our homecoming football game against Arkansas State. Your Georgia State student will have free admission to the game by showing their student ID at the door. Please note… more »

Georgia State Goes Tobacco-Free Oct. 1

Georgia State made the commitment to become a tobacco-free campus in 2012. At the time, Georgia State joined more than 600 colleges and universities across the nation committed to creating a healthier environment for employees, students and visitors. Beginning Oct. 1, all 31 schools in the University System of Georgia will go tobacco-free. Signage will… more »

Laura Ling

Award-winning Journalist and Co-author of Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home

Distinguished Speakers Series Welcomes Laura Ling. Laura Ling is an award-winning journalist and author. She is the host and reporter on E! Investigates, a documentary series on the E! Network that explores topics such… more »