News 2015

Pushing Panthers

Posted On December 4, 2015
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On September 17, Recreational Services hosted a wheelchair basketball event, Pushing Panthers, in the Student Recreation Center (SRC). In collaboration with Kinesiology & Health, specifically Dr. Deborah Shapiro, the two departments wanted to begin offering adaptive recreational sports programming. The long term goal of Recreational Services is to offer many different type of activities that… more »

St. Jude Up ‘Til Dawn Comes to Georgia State

Posted On November 20, 2015
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St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn is a student led organization that raises funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life threatening diseases. No family ever receives a bill from St. Jude — not for treatment, travel, housing or food… more »

No Excuses! Get Tested!

Posted On November 19, 2015
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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. Herpes simplex, for example, produces blisters and sores, while syphilis has a range of symptoms. There is almost no way of knowing if you are infected with chlamydia or HIV… more »

Spotlight Wins NACA Awards

Posted On November 12, 2015
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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 conference in October. In addition, four Spotlight members made presentations at the conference. Spotlight received the NACA Outstanding Late Night Event Award for Panther Prowls, and Spotlight’s president, Eugene Butler,… more »

Soledad O’Brien: Distinguished Speaker Series

Posted On November 12, 2015
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ATLANTA, GA, November 5, 2015 — Leading media journalist Soledad O’Brien will offer a behind-the-scenes look at her work on Monday, November 16, as the third speaker in the 2015-16 Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by Spotlight Programs Board at Georgia State University.

An award-winning journalist, documentarian, news anchor and producer, O’Brien has established herself… more »

Leadership Conclave Turns 50!

Posted On November 3, 2015
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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 Conclave. Over the years, it transformed into a one day leadership conference for students. This September, the Leadership Development office hosted the 50th Annual Leadership Conclave. The conference included two… more »

Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Jackie Cruz

Posted On October 22, 2015
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ATLANTA, GA, October 21, 2015 — Actress and musician Jackie Cruz will share her story of overcoming adversity after surviving a near-fatal car accident and the importance of pursuing your dream as part of the 2015-16 Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by Spotlight Programs Board at Georgia State University on Monday, Oct. 26.

Best known for… more »

From the Concrete Jungle, an Unlikely Angler

Posted On October 1, 2015
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What comes to mind when you think of fishing? Perhaps a middle-aged man sitting in a boat, leisurely waiting all day for a tug at his line?

Christi Rolin has news for you.

She’s a member of the angler fishing club at Georgia State, a university landlocked by freeways, city streets and MARTA trains. And… more »

Brandon Stanton

Posted On September 21, 2015
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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 with Brandon Stanton, creator and photographer behind the Humans of New York blog and books. Stanton is a graduate of the University of Georgia, where he earned a bachelor’s degree… more »

Students Attending I-LEAD Institute

Posted On August 28, 2015
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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 Education and Development or I-LEAD, is a six-day program for rising student leaders on campus to learn leadership skills and develop as a student and a leader. This year, Georgia… more »