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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 »

November 2013 Issue

Posted On November 20, 2013
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Georgia State Employee Helps Give Animals a Second Chance

A one-month-old kitten named Munchkin is one of more than 30 animals Helen Castillo has cared for at her Lithia Springs home this year.

The senior administrative coordinator in University Research Services and Administration (URSA) has spent countless hours as an… more »