News 2015

Sexual Violence Prevention Program

Posted On July 7, 2015
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Haven-Understanding Sexual Assault is an online education module used by many colleges and universities across the country, to prevent sexual violence. During the 2014-2015 academic year, over 5,000 Georgia State University students completed the learning module. Haven provides students with information about healthy relationships, the importance of consent in sexual activity, effective communication skills and… more »

TEDxGeorgiaStateU Comes to Campus

Posted On July 6, 2015
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Starting local and thinking global, twelve speakers presented inspiring discussions on the topic of change at the inaugural TEDxGeorgiaStateU on April 7, 2015. The Leadership Development office sponsored this event which garnered nearly 1,800 requests to attend, but invitations were limited to just one hundred attendees for this intimate and exclusive TEDxGeorgiaStateU event.

The TEDxGeorgiaStateU… more »

Becker and Students Summit Mt. Baker

Posted On June 12, 2015
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Georgia State President Mark Becker and Outdoor Coordinator Carson Tortorige led a climbing expedition to the summit of Mt. Baker in Washington state’s North Cascade Range May 26 through June 2. Becker and Tortorige chose 10 students from more than 75 applications, and the group is composed of students from various races, ages, nationalities and… more »

New Student Housing Breaks Ground

Posted On June 5, 2015
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ATLANTA–Georgia State University, the University System of Georgia and Corvias Campus Living broke ground Thursday, May 14 for a new student housing and dining hall complex, expected to be ready for students in fall 2016.

The new complex will be at the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and John Wesley Dobbs Avenue and will house about… more »

Incept: New Student Orientation

Posted On May 19, 2015
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Incept is the official Georgia State University new student orientation program. Incept is required for new freshman and strongly encouraged for new transfer students. Our programs are designed to introduce you to the unique world of Georgia State and prepare you to make the most of both your academic and co-curricular experiences.

We offer several… more »

What to do this Summer?

Posted On May 12, 2015
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“What are you doing over the summer?” is a question that many college students are asked this time of year. The answer can be anything from volunteering with local nonprofit organizations, traveling to see America and beyond, expressing the desire to find a job or internship for the summer, to nothing at all. University Career… more »

Sport Clubs are National Champs!

Posted On May 12, 2015
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The Department of Recreational Services sponsored three Sport Clubs to attend their respective National Championships this spring. The three clubs that participated in National Championship tournaments were Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club, Paintball Club, & Rock Climbing Club.

The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club participated in the Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Irvine, California March 11-15. The club practices four… more »

Safe Cycling Paying Off!

Posted On April 27, 2015
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The Georgia State University Bike Plan Committee and Office of Sustainability at Georgia State University teamed up to provide technical assistance for safe cycling within the Georgia State University community. This was initiated by a successful grant written by Dr. Michael Black to the Atlanta Regional Commission. Dr. Black currently serves as the faculty/staff advisor… more »

Boyhood to Manhood

Posted On April 10, 2015
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Boyhood to Manhood: Deconstructing Black Masculinity through a Life Span Continuum, edited by Spencer Platt, Darryl B. Holloman and Lemuel W. Watson, published through Peter Lang Press is expected to be released in April 2015. Boyhood to Manhood seeks to foster an open and honest discussion regarding the intersection of the multiple identities found among… more »