Presidential Scholar 2018 Cohort Announced

Posted On July 10, 2014
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The Georgia State Honors College is excited to announce our newest cohort of Presidential Scholars.

Alexander Claussen, Johns Creek, Ga. Stephanie Ekey, Reisterstown, Md. Jarrett Faber, Dallas, Ga. Mikaela “Karson” Mizell, Griffin, Ga. Melynda Pommels, Douglasville, Ga. Monica Shen, Alpharetta, Ga. Grace Signiski, Ringgold, Ga.

Georgia State’s Presidential Scholars arrive on campus as… more »

The Dean of Intrigue

Posted On July 2, 2014
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Larry Berman, the founding dean of the Honors College, chronicles the fascinating history of spies and military leaders during the Vietnam War.

Class of 2014 Profile | The Global Experience: Omar Rodriguez

Posted On June 16, 2014 by by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015; Video by Richard Greenwood, Honors College Class of 2017

Recent Honors College and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies graduate Omar Rodriguez set a goal from the beginning of his undergraduate career to take full advantage of every opportunity in his path. From studying abroad in Germany, France, Luxembourg, and Belgium to study critical public policy, remaining engaged in many extra-curricular activities, and… more »

2014 Honors College Scholarship Recipients

The Georgia State University Honors College is pleased to announce our 2014 scholarship recipients. The scholarship awards listed below are made possible by generous donations from alumni, friends, and the business community. The purpose of the scholarships is to benefit students in their academic pursuits.

Kirkland-Sattelmeyer Scholarship Diana Snyder (pictured above) was named the first recipient… more »

Forensics on the Fast Track: Young Alumnus Henry Swofford

College is, for most people, a place to lay the groundwork for their eventual careers. Not Henry Swofford — his career in forensic science began all the way back in high school.

As early as his sophomore year, Swofford was contacting police chiefs across Georgia hoping to get some exposure to the real world of… more »

Class of 2014 Profile | The Atlanta Edge: Kelly McCahill

No one understands the benefit of living in the city of Atlanta quite like Kelly McCahill. As a graduating senior entering an incredible position in an ICU, she knows that the access she had to exceptional medical institutions in a major city opened doors for her that may not have existed elsewhere.

Kelly, a Presidential… more »

Ashton Abroad 2.0: The Honors Experience in Belize

Want to know more about what it’s like to study abroad as a Georgia State University Honors College student? Take a peak into the global experience of our very own Ashton Brasher, a Presidential Scholar. Ashton spent Maymester 2013 in the United Kingdom and blogged about her study abroad experience from start to finish in… more »

As Johnny Truong’s Georgia State Journey Ends, Another Begins

Every great student needs a great mentor. Johnny Truong says he was fortunate to have one relatively early on. “I had a really great high school chemistry teacher who thought I could do a lot more than what I was doing, so she sent me off to a summer program for chemistry students,” he says.… more »

Class of 2014 | Portrait of Success: Ben Bradfield

Ben Bradfield has always been fascinated by languages. As a high school student in Columbus, Ga., he took up the challenge of learning Mandarin, the most widely spoken language in the world.

He taught himself the first 100 characters of the language in a few months, but he realized without any real-life contact with other… more »