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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 »

Dec. 16, 2014 Issue

Posted On December 15, 2014
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Georgia State Prepares For Fall Commencement

More than 2,100 students are expected to participate in Georgia State’s fall commencement at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the Georgia Dome. Tickets are not required to attend the event.

Ralph de la Vega, president and chief executive officer of the newly… more »

Oct. 29, 2014 Issue

Posted On October 28, 2014
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University Connections Run Deep For New Dean Of Students

As a child growing up in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward, Darryl Holloman often walked through the Georgia State campus.

“I would go to the Atlanta Public Library, check out a really big book and walk right down Decatur Street like… more »

Sept. 29, 2014 Issue

Posted On September 26, 2014
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Construction Projects To Add More Housing, Classrooms And Research Space

The sounds of construction machinery will continue to be heard on the Georgia State campus as the university prepares to add more classrooms, housing, research space and teaching labs over the next three years.

“As a university we keep growing… more »

May 29, 2014 Issue

Posted On May 29, 2014
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Georgia State Approves Salary Increases

After five years of statewide salary freezes for public employees, University System of Georgia employees are eligible for raises this summer. At Georgia State, the administration approved a four percent salary pool to fund increases this year.

“Implementing a meaningful pay raise program, after more than… more »

April 29, 2014 Issue

Posted On April 28, 2014
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Advisers Play Major Role in University Advisement Center’s Success

Advisers in the University Advisement Center have seen more than 34,000 students during their first year of using a new advising system that helps them better predict student success.

“Universities nationally are looking to Georgia State for our innovations in advisement,… more »

March 26, 2014 Issue

Posted On March 26, 2014
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Lewis School Faculty Designs New Electronic Medical Records System for Researchers

Lynn Long, clinical instructor and professor of nursing, has the daunting challenge of designing the university’s first electronic medical records (EMR) and occupational health compliance program for students and employees working in animal research.

In… more »

February 2014 Issue

Posted On January 31, 2014
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Staff Council Survey Examines Employee Job Satisfaction

The majority of Georgia State University employees who responded to the 2013 Staff Climate Survey felt positively about their work environment, but want more opportunities for mentoring and career advancement.

A total of 1,120 employees filled out the survey, which… more »

December 2013 Issue

Posted On December 19, 2013
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Departments Team Up for Toys for Tots Drive

Georgia State faculty, staff and students teamed up this month to donate toys to families in need during the campus Toys for Tots drive.

The annual drive organized by Auxiliary and Support Services and Georgia State Athletics began on campus in 2003.… more »