2017 News Archives


Accommodations for Testing

Accommodations for Graduate Level Standardized Tests

In order to apply for admission into a graduate program, an individual must complete the appropriate graduate level examination.… more »

National Recognition

National Recognition

Panther Activities Council Receives National Recognition The Newton campus Panther Activities Council received the 2017 Boyd Jones National Programming Organization of the Year award at… more »

Be a Leader

Lights, Camera, Lead!

It’s that time of the year again. Do you think you have what it takes to lead the largest student-run organization on campus? Spotlight Programs… more »

Men's Health Month

Men’s Health Month

June is nationally recognized as Men’s Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage… more »

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Women's Health Week
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Take Back the Night!

1 in 3 women worldwide experience some form of sexual violence or intimate partner violence. 1 in 6 men experience sexual violence or intimate… more »

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How to Adult

Are colleges fully preparing graduates to be competent adults and professionals? This is an ongoing debate among employers, educators and students. According to a survey… more »

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What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is the act of supporting a particular cause for a specific desired outcome. An advocate speaks up for someone to help them get their… more »

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SGA Presidential Debate Round-up

Georgia State’s Student Government Association (SGA) Presidential debates took place on March 28. The night showcased three potential candidates to take the place of current… more »

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Empowering Nature of Self-Advocacy

Many students with disabilities can attest to the saying “you never get anything if you don’t ask”. Students with disabilities who have letter that outlines… more »

SEJC 2017

Students Top Best of the South Awards

Georgia State students brought home the gold from the Southeast Journalism Conference’s (SEJC) Best of the South competition, winning Best College Newspaper, College Journalist of… more »

National Crime Victims' Rights Week
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Spring Into Action!

Now that sunny days are starting to come back, it’s a good time to amplify up that exercise routine. The health benefits of regular exercise… more »

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Gender as Culture

The Multicultural Center is the place for both traditional and non-traditional notions of multiculturalism. The Multicultural Center supports, discusses and celebrate the widely-varied ethnic cultures… more »

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Leaders in Training Program Launch

This semester, Leadership Development launched a brand new leadership series called the Leaders in Training Program (LIT). LIT is a 10-week leadership experience where students… more »

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Students Rate Stress Number One Health Problem

Georgia State University recently received survey data from the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment (ACHA-NCHA), where students answered over 300 questions covering various… more »

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Love Your Body Month

On a daily basis, we see advertisements on television, in magazines and on social media displaying society’s definition of perfection. February is Love Your Body… more »

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How to Stay Healthy This Winter!

With colder weather comes longer lines at the Student Health Clinic and pharmacies around campus. This winter, beat common sicknesses by focusing on the immune… more »

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Kappa Sigma

Kappa Sigma Returns

Greek Life is pleased to announce the return of Kappa Sigma to the Greek community. The group officially returned to Georgia State in January 2017… more »

Online Security7 and Hacking Alert
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Resolutions You Can Stick To!

It’s easy to get caught up in the New Year’s resolution trend.The majority of people make resolutions to lose weight or earn more money in… more »

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Paintball Club: World Cup Champions

The Paintball Club at Georgia State University is one of twenty-four current Sport Clubs sponsored by Recreational Services. Sport Clubs sponsored by Recreational Services are… more »