2019 News Archived

Royal Flame Awards Showcases Campus Excellence

Posted On July 25, 2019
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Each year, the Royal Flame Awards recognizes registered student organizations, Greek life chapters, and individual students for their contributions to the campus community. Through large and small scale events and community service projects, organizations contribute to the campus community by providing creative programming and innovative ideas. The Zeta Phi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority… more »

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Posted On April 2, 2019
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April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted with the majority of victims being under 30 years old. This puts college-age students at a higher risk. Women ages 18-24 who are college students are three times more likely than women in general to experience sexual violence.… more »

NACA Award Winner

Posted On March 19, 2019
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At this year’s National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) South Regional Conference from October 27-30, 2018, Spotlight Programs Board had the pleasure of representing Georgia State University amongst other outstanding programming boards within the southern region. The South Regional Conference is made up of programming boards in Virginia (south of metro Washington, DC), North Carolina,… more »

First TEDx Salon

Posted On March 6, 2019
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On February 20, 2019, Leadership Programs hosted its first TEDx Salon event on the theme of Generations. Not to be confused with TEDx Talks, salons are more intimate gathering that encourages small group discussions as panelists discuss a topic from another TEDx event. This TEDx Salon focused on generational cohesion in the workplace and how… more »

2019 MLK Day of Service

Posted On March 5, 2019
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For Georgia State University students, Martin Luther King Jr. day is not just about getting a day off from classes; it’s about volunteering and intended to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems and move us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a Beloved Community. During this years MLK day, the… more »

Mental Health Awareness

Posted On March 4, 2019
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The start of a new year can be a happy exciting experience for some individuals and an overwhelmingly daunting experience for others. Many people struggle with the demands of school, lack of resources and a multitude of other responsibilities. Paying attention to mental health is key. Checking in and emotionally aware is important. Individuals who… more »

Student Center Creates Leaders

Posted On January 22, 2019
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Throughout the years, Georgia State University has worked to cultivate leadership skills in its student employees, while at the same time giving these students the opportunity to participate in the development of the university. This effort falls under the strategic plan for Georgia State University to be nationally recognized for leadership and inclusion opportunities.

The… more »

Feed Your Sleep

Posted On January 22, 2019
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Diet can have an impact sleep patterns.  Here are few ways to influence sleep habits through food.

Avoid caffeine, especially later in the day.  Some experts recommend avoiding caffeine up to eight hours before bed.  In less sensitive individuals, avoiding caffeine four to five hours before bed may be sufficient.  Keep in mind hidden sources… more »

Trotter Award Recipient

Posted On January 22, 2019
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The Fall 2018 recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Award is Ifeoluwa Afon, a Neuroscience major from Hampton, Georgia. A dedicated scholar, athlete and leader, Ifeoluwa has actively contributed to the campus community since her first year. As a member of the Women’s Track and Field Team, Ifeoluwa demonstrated her commitment and dedication through countless… more »