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October 25, 2016 Issue

Posted On October 25, 2016
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Georgia State Implemented Federal Labor Standards Act Changes Oct. 23

About 370 Georgia State University employees became eligible for overtime pay or compensatory time on Oct. 23 when the university implemented changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Under the new rules, which the U.S. Department of Labor announced in… more »

April 2016 Issue

Posted On April 18, 2016
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Sign Up To Get Text Alerts During Campus Emergencies

Georgia State is urging employees to register or update their emergency contact information in the Panther Alert system.

The university will use the system to send text messages to inform community members in a more timely manner about crime incidents,… more »

January 2016 Issue

Posted On January 28, 2016
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Research Awards On Track

Annual research awards received in fiscal year 2015 at Georgia State exceeded the $100 million milestone for the first time in the university’s history, and are on track this year to surpass last year’s total.

The university has created two new research centers—the Mark Chaffin… more »

October 2015 Issue

Posted On October 28, 2015
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Results of Campus Climate Survey Released

Results of Georgia State’s Staff Climate Survey indicate staff members reported a significantly improved university staff climate in the areas of environment, job functions and performance and communications.

The results are based on responses from 1,173 employees, which amounts to a response rate… more »

September 2015 Issue

Posted On September 14, 2015
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Georgia State Named Fifth Leading Innovative University in Nation

U.S. News and World Report magazine has recognized Georgia State University as one of the most innovative institutions in the nation and a national leader in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.

In its 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” edition, U.S. News ranked… more »

July 2015 Issue

Posted On July 7, 2015
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Construction Continues On Campus This Summer

Construction crews will continue work on a variety of developments and renovation projects this summer as the university adds new housing, offices and science laboratories across campus.

The university expects several projects to be completed in 2016, including the addition of the Science… more »

April 2015 Issue

Posted On April 28, 2015
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University Launches Outdoor Media Campaign

Georgia State University introduced an outdoor media campaign on April 6. Images promoting the university are on nine billboards and on 75 buses running through the Atlanta area until June 30.

The campaign, which is a part of the university’s undergraduate recruitment… more »

March 2015 Issue

Posted On March 2, 2015
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President Visits Georgia Perimeter; Committee Co-chairs Named

President Mark Becker met with faculty, staff and student leaders at Georgia Perimeter College’s (GPC) five campuses last week. GPC leaders gave presentations detailing their campuses’ distinctive qualities and attributes. Becker and University System Vice Chancellor Shelley Nickel answered questions about the consolidation.

Becker… more »

Jan. 29, 2015 Issue

Posted On January 28, 2015
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Georgia State, GPC Consolidation Implementation Committee Appointed

University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby has appointed the Georgia State University-Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) Consolidation Implementation Committee. The committee will have its first meeting at the USG System Office on Friday, Jan. 30.

The committee includes 42 members, made up… more »