Georgia State is committed to establishing new pathways for students that will help facilitate a seamless transition from college to career. The Multicultural Center is dedicated to helping the university achieve this goal by offering resources that allow students to excel both personally and academically. Many students who are connected to the Multicultural Center have… more »
2017 News Archived
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is essential to overall health and well-being. Mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what people do physically impacts them mentally. It’s important to pay attention to both physical and mental health, which can help achieve overall wellness as well as be a path… more »
The Distinguished Speakers Series, sponsored by Spotlight Programs Board and supported by student activity fees, engages students and university community members in relevant, thought-provoking discussions on a diverse range of issues affecting lives and communities. Each year, the Distinguished Speakers Series brings prominent activists, artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, environmentalists and other leading thinkers on campus to… more »
Georgia State University held a general election for the 2018-2019 executive and legislative candidates of the Student Government Association on Monday, March 26 – Wednesday, March 28, 2018 and a run-off election on April 5 for the position of President. The results are available by viewing Election Results – Final 2018.
Franklin Patterson, a junior majoring… more »
Physical activity like walking can greatly reduce the risk of conditions such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer. Walking can be relaxing, spiritual, or when done together, it can be just plain fun. The American Public Health Association’s 1 Billion Steps Challenge makes it easy and fun to promote good health and physical activity… more »
Georgia State University’s school newspaper won the day at two separate conventions this past weekend. The Signal ranked #1 in key general categories in both the Best of the South and Georgia College Press Association’s Better Newspapers contests, recognizing student work from 2017.
The Best of the South awards… more »
The Student Government Association (SGA) Election Commission exists to supervise and regulate the SGA elections in accordance with the SGA Constitution. There is a University-Wide Election Commission, made up of the Election Commission Chairs from each campus, that oversees the presidential election. The Campus Election Commission oversees the elections specific to each campus.
The current… more »
The Fall 2017 recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Award is Madlina Jonassaint from Miami, Florida. Throughout her collegiate journey, Madlina has been committed to her academic endeavors, pursuing a Nursing degree while earning an outstanding GPA. Given the selectivity of the Nursing program, this is not just an average student accomplishment. Madlina considers her… more »
Dating abuse is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors, usually a series of abusive behaviors over a course of time, used to exert power and control over a dating partner (Office on Violence Against Women, 2014). The issue is widespread specially among individuals between the ages of 19 and 24, however, many young adults… more »
With late nights of studying added to the general stresses of being a student, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Stress can affect your mental and physical health, negatively impact relationships with friends and family and contribute to poor academic performance. Therefore, the ability to effectively manage stress is an important life skill for students to… more »