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Nia in Chile: Getting Settled!

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My name is Nia Mitchell, and I am a biology major with a Pre-Medical concentration. Thanks for visiting my blog post! This summer, I am attending a program called ECELA Spanish and Medicine. I’ll be spending 9 weeks in Chile (3 weeks in Viña del Mar and then 6 weeks in Santiago). I arrived… more »

LEAD with Honors Tree Planting

Posted On April 23, 2017 by Donecia Reed, Georgia State Honors College '18
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True leaders take advantage of every opportunity to grow. That is why eighteen freshmen from the class of 2020 decided to join LEAD with Honors, a four-year leadership program designed to help students develop their leadership style and skills. Now, the 2020 cohort has found the perfect way to commemorate Earth week and the… more »

The Grind: Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zones

Posted On March 28, 2017 by Caleb Smith, Undergraduate Research University Assistant & Georgia State Honors College '19

Undergraduate Research is often a concept foreign to students.  It is frequently met with a lack of interest or confusion. Students think it will either be too rigorous, mundane, or unbeneficial.  They may ask questions like, “Where do I even start?” or “How is this going to help me get a job?” or even “How… more »

William’s Wanderlust: Transylvania Adventures

Well, a few short days after I departed my rainforest abode, I found myself in the Transylvanian countryside.  Work was already well under way on the excavation of biological human remains associated with an 11th century church.  The remaining architecture was evident and well preserved, and it was clear from the soil and building… more »

Samuel’s Stories: A Summer in the UK

Posted On June 10, 2016 by Samuel Hanks, Georgia State Honors College '17

Hello everyone! My name is Samuel Hanks, and I’m a political science student at Georgia State going into my senior year. I am spending the summer in London working in the British political system, during what is one of the most fascinating times in the entire nation’s history. I am here with the Hansard Scholars… more »

Honors Course Spotlight: LEAD with Honors

Posted On May 12, 2016 by Donecia Reed, Honors College Class of '19

In the fall of 2015, the Georgia State Honors College kicked off its Leadership Certificate program and 25 first-year students were selected to participate in our brand new four-year certificate program. These students, from different majors and backgrounds, were selected to be a part of the first cohort of LEAD with Honors, a leadership program… more »

Georgia State Honors College Pays Tribute to Herndon Family and Civil Rights Movement Unsung Heroes

Atlanta, GA — Students belonging to the Georgia State University Honors College are proud to present their culminating efforts on the research course, “Uncovering Forgotten Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement.” This is the second cohort of Honors students to concentrate on the history of Alonzo Herndon, founder of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. As… more »

Donna Gambrell Delivers Founders Lecture on November 4

ATLANTA–Donna Gambrell, longest serving and first African American woman to be appointed director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund, will deliver the Founders Lecture, “Why Race and Place Matter,” at Georgia State University on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

The lecture, free and open to the public, will take place… more »