2015 News Archives

Pushing Panthers

Pushing Panthers

On September 17, Recreational Services hosted a wheelchair basketball event, Pushing Panthers, in the Student Recreation Center (SRC). In collaboration with Kinesiology & Health, specifically… more »

No Excuses! Get Tested!

No Excuses! Get Tested!

Eighty percent of all sexually transmitted infections (STIs) caught by individuals around the world have no symptoms at all. Some STIs do produce visible symptoms.… more »

Spotlight Wins Two NACA Awards

Spotlight Wins NACA Awards

Atlanta GA, November 5, 2015- Spotlight Programs Board at Georgia State University received two regional awards at the 2015 National Association for Campus Activities regional… more »

Soledad Obrien
Leadership Conclave Turns 50!

Leadership Conclave Turns 50!

In 1965, the first group of students gathered together for a weekend of leadership training and development that would come to be known as Leadership… more »


Sexual Violence Prevention Program

Haven-Understanding Sexual Assault is an online education module used by many colleges and universities across the country, to prevent sexual violence. During the 2014-2015 academic… more »

Jackie Cruz
Christi Rolin
Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton

ATLANTA, GA, September 17, 2015 — Spotlight Programs Board at Georgia State University will open its 2015-2016 Distinguished Speaker Series on Monday, September 21, 2015… more »


It’s On Us Campaign

As the White House marks the one-year anniversary of the anti-sexual assault campaign “It’s On Us” on Sept. 19, Georgia State is ramping up efforts… more »

Leadership Conclave

Leadership Conclave

Leadership Conclave, a Georgia State tradition for 50 years, is a one-day conference hosted at Georgia State University each fall semester. The conference includes a… more »

Convocation 2015

Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class

Georgia State Enrolls Highest-Achieving, Largest, Most Diverse Freshman Class ATLANTA—Georgia State University has set records this fall for the size, diversity and quality of its… more »

I-LEAD 2015

Students Attending I-LEAD Institute

Georgia State University will be sending a total of six students to the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) I-LEAD Institute.

The Institute for Leadership… more »


TEDxGeorgiaStateU Comes to Campus

Starting local and thinking global, twelve speakers presented inspiring discussions on the topic of change at the inaugural TEDxGeorgiaStateU on April 7, 2015. The Leadership… more »

Students Descend Into a Crevice

Becker and Students Summit Mt. Baker

Georgia State President Mark Becker and Outdoor Coordinator Carson Tortorige led a climbing expedition to the summit of Mt. Baker in Washington state’s North Cascade… more »


New Student Housing Breaks Ground

ATLANTA–Georgia State University, the University System of Georgia and Corvias Campus Living broke ground Thursday, May 14 for a new student housing and dining hall… more »


Incept: New Student Orientation

Incept is the official Georgia State University new student orientation program. Incept is required for new freshman and strongly encouraged for new transfer students. Our… more »

Summer Interns

What to do this Summer?

“What are you doing over the summer?” is a question that many college students are asked this time of year. The answer can be anything… more »


Sport Clubs are National Champs!

The Department of Recreational Services sponsored three Sport Clubs to attend their respective National Championships this spring. The three clubs that participated in National Championship… more »

Safe Cycling

Safe Cycling Paying Off!

The Georgia State University Bike Plan Committee and Office of Sustainability at Georgia State University teamed up to provide technical assistance for safe cycling within… more »

Spotlight & Campus Events Merge
Boyhood to Manhood

Boyhood to Manhood

Boyhood to Manhood: Deconstructing Black Masculinity through a Life Span Continuum, edited by Spencer Platt, Darryl B. Holloman and Lemuel W. Watson, published through Peter… more »


Crowdfunding: Make a Direct Impact

Georgia State has long given supporters the opportunity to direct their gifts to specific schools, departments, and even individual scholarships and professorships. But a new… more »


Michio Kaku Speaks

Michio Kaku, an internationally recognized authority in theoretical physics, will conclude the 2014-15 Distinguished Speaker Series at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2015.

A… more »

President to Climb

President Becker to Climb Mt. Baker

Georgia State University’s President Will Climb Washington State’s Mt. Baker with Students This May, Georgia State President Mark Becker and ten students will attempt to… more »


Laverne Cox Speaks

An outspoken transgender advocate, Laverne Cox is the first trans-woman to produce and star in her own television show, TRANSForm Me, appear on the cover… more »

Panther Breakaway International

Panther Breakaway International

The office of Civic Engagement is proud to announce the first International Panther Breakaway trip to take place in Maymester 2015. A small group of… more »

MLK week of service

2015 MLK Week of Service

The office of Civic Engagement will support the MLK Day of Service in January 2015 in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Instead of offering… more »


Dick Gregory Speaks

Dick Gregory has been a successful comedian and human rights activist since the 1960′s. Gregory began performing stand-up comedy in the mid-1950’s, and became a… more »


Georgia State Student Wins Scholarship

Georgia State Student a Recipient of MAC’s Mobile Atlanta The scholarship awarded students who demonstrate interest in advancing mobility in Atlanta. The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s… more »