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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Indian Creek Challenge Course Opens
A 50-foot-high zip line platform in a towering sweet gum tree is just one new feature of Georgia State’s newly remodeled Team Enrichment Challenge Course at the Indian Creek Recreation Area in DeKalb County.
The course, which opened in August, is the first part of… more »