Georgia State Student Wins Scholarship

Posted On January 7, 2015
Categories News 2015

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 (MAC) Mobile Atlanta Scholarship Program has awarded four $2,500 scholarships to Georgia college students who have expressed or demonstrated an interest in advancing mobility. Students were selected based on specific criteria related to wireless mobility, including a demonstrated interest in the field, an educational or workplace pursuit in the mobility space and creative insights and perspectives on the future of mobility.

The Mobile Atlanta Initiative initially kicked off in 2012 in an effort to tie together the mobile and wireless ecosystems in Atlanta. As Atlanta continues to build momentum toward becoming a global mobility hub, one of the key ingredients is attracting, building and retaining mobility talent.

“Atlanta is robust with mobile and wireless technology-related companies and a talented workforce,” said Hillery Champagne, director of mobility partnerships, MAC. “Our goal is to showcase the opportunities in Atlanta for those seeking to work in the mobility industry or those who want to start, grow or relocate their company.”

Companies contributing to the scholarship fund include BlueFletch, Cox Communications, InterContinental Hotels Group, Korn Ferry, The Weather Channel, WNA and ZTE Corporation.

Georgia State University junior, Cachet Williams was selected while pursuing a degree in computer science. Williams plans to pursue her studies in game development and use this scholarship to develop Android apps as we move toward a game-centered society.

by Gianna Carme | Dec 17, 2014