As part of the Honors College curriculum first year students are each required to enroll in a weekly seminar (Honors 1000), which serves as an introduction to research and seminar-style learning. Honors 1000 courses cover a variety of interdisciplinary topics so that students can choose to explore a subject close to their interests, or to… more »
Honors College junior Tyler Weaver has enjoyed a special knack for holiday decorating since he was old enough to place an ornament on a branch. Some of his earliest memories involve watching the lights twinkle on the prickling limbs of his family’s Christmas tree and shaking brightly colored boxes, wondering what might be inside. As… more »
Diana Marticorena grew up in Patterson, New Jersey but that didn’t stop her from staying well connected to her Peruvian roots. Every summer for most of her life, Diana’s grandmother would take her to Peru for three months. This helped Diana maintain her language skills and nurtured several inter-cultural opportunities. She said, “There’s a drastic… more »
Brandford Adobaw, like many of his fellow students, came to Georgia State and the Honors College with a unique story under his belt. In 2009, only two years before graduating high school, Brandford moved from Ghana to the United States, launching immediately into his junior year at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Ga. — an… more »
Honors College and School of Music student Jonathan Maiocco has launched into his senior year at Georgia State University with a wide breadth of experiences under his belt. From graduating as the valedictorian of his high school, to receiving the Second Century Scholarship, to now enrolling in a Masters in… more »
Georgia State University senior Shelby Lohr has been named a Marshall Scholar finalist. The Marshall is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious and competitive scholarships awarded to American undergraduates.
As 2013 Presidential Scholar Rwanda Smith finishes up her very first week of classes at Georgia State, downtown Atlanta is being invaded. Football fans are in town for the Chick-fil-A College Kickoff; NASCAR fans have begun arriving for the AdvoCare 500. And then there are the DragonCon attendees, dressed as everything from superheroes to Disney… more »
Manonh Soumahoro’s primary word of advice for fellow students is to ask a million and one questions—a piece of advice that continues to carry her through the realization of her many goals. Manonh, now a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, came to Georgia State with a passion for immigration reform and… more »
Honors College courses are engaging and centered on discussion, allowing for a greater breadth of opportunities for enhanced learning experiences. With this in mind, Dr. Allen Fromherz chose to take his twenty honors students out of the classroom and into Atlanta’s High Museum of Art for an enhanced learning experience about the Dutch Golden Age.
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Want to know more about what it’s like to intern in Washington, D.C. through our Capital Experience Internship Program? Take a peek into the experiences of Omar Rodriguez, a senior in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies who spent his summer interning at the United States Treasury (CDFI Fund). Omar blogged throughout… more »