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April 2018 Issue

Posted On April 26, 2018
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Mary O’Connor visits Desta, an Ethiopian restaurant, with Perimeter College alumnus Yitbarek Katzentet (left), who wrote a recommendation for her to receive this year’s Patton Award for her time devoted to helping refugee families resettling in Clarkston, Ga. Also pictured are alumna Eden Markos (right) and her son, Emanuel. Katzentet and… more »

March 2018 Issue

Posted On March 26, 2018
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Georgia State Goes Live On OneUSG Connect

Georgia State University went live on OneUSG Connect on Sunday, March 25 along with 12 other schools in the University System of Georgia (USG). The new Human Capital Management (HCM) platform replaces ADP as the university’s human resources management platform system and software.

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February 2018 Issue

Posted On February 20, 2018
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Construction Brings New Pedestrian Restrictions And Lane Closures To Collins Street

New street closures and pedestrian restrictions were put in place on the Atlanta Campus Feb. 19 as construction work to rebuild the Courtland Street bridge continues on North and South Collins Street.

C.W. Matthews Construction Co., contracted by the Georgia… more »

October 2017 Issue

Posted On October 16, 2017
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EXLAB Manager Introduces University Community To Makerspaces

When Liz Smith volunteered to help with marketing at a makerspace a few years ago, she had no idea she would learn to sew, mold thermoplastics and even how to make theater props using a 3D printer.

Smith is the new assistant manager… more »

May 31, 2017 Issue

Posted On May 31, 2017
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Campus Construction Continues On Classroom South

Construction continues to move forward on the final phase of the Classroom South addition at the intersection of Decatur Street and Central Avenue.

The four-story structure will help the university meet the demand for more science teaching labs on the downtown campus. The structure, which… more »

March 2, 2017 Issue

Posted On March 1, 2017
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Renovation Projects To Transform Campus Near Woodruff Park

The university has renovated the front entrance of the 58 Edgewood Ave. building and opened a new lobby study space on the ground floor.

“Our design intent was to establish a formal entrance to the building, spruce up the façade with Georgia State… more »

December 2016 Issue

Posted On December 16, 2016
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Shawn Elliot Introduced As Football Coach

Shawn Elliott, former co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at the University of South Carolina and a coaching veteran with 20 years of experience in winning programs, was introduced on Friday, Dec. 9 as Georgia State’s third head football coach by President… more »

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 »