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After Plenty of Opportunities at Georgia State, Ashton Brasher Has Plenty of Options

Just weeks away from graduation, Ashton Brasher still isn’t sure what she wants to do with her life — and she doesn’t sound the least bit worried. If anything, she sounds thrilled.

“I kind of like that I don’t know,” she says. “There are times when it’s horrifyingly scary not knowing what August brings —… more »

Fernando Mattos named USG Outstanding Scholar

Posted On April 21, 2015 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015
Categories News, Student Spotlight

Fernando Mattos loves a good story—be it an article, a film, or a research project. He has committed himself over his four years at Georgia State to bringing stories to life. At the close of his undergraduate story, Fernando is honored to be esteemed recipient of the 2015 USG Outstanding Scholar Award for Georgia State… more »

Georgia State Honors College Student Selected As Barry M. Goldwater Scholar For Biology Research

ATLANTA–Ronald Shanderson, a Georgia State University Honors student, has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 283 award recipients nationwide.

The Goldwater scholarship is recognized as one of the most prestigious and competitive research scholarships for undergraduate students. The scholarship program, honoring U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater, fosters and encourages outstanding students to pursue… more »

Undergraduate Research Spotlight: Little Mathematician Project

One of the greatest periods of brain development occurs from birth through age five – and the learning children do in their earliest years plays a large role in laying the foundation for their educational success.

“Research demonstrates that mathematical thinking is cognitively foundational and children’s early math knowledge strongly predicts their later success in… more »

Honors Course Spotlight: Dr. Amy Moore Brings Cancer to Light

Posted On March 26, 2015 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015

All incoming first year honors students will have the opportunity to work with senior faculty members in one of the Freshman Seminars offered in 2013. In their very first semester on campus, Honors College students will get a sense of the research being pursued by faculty in a variety of fields ranging from medicine to… more »

New RCB Program Prepares Tomorrow’s Women Leaders

Posted On March 23, 2015 by Andrea Judy
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The inaugural class of the Women Lead program began with the start of the 2015 spring semester at the J. Mack Robinson College

of Business. Women Lead provides undergraduate students access to faculty, research, community partners, leadership training, networking and strategic career development, and encourages young women to strive for top leadership positions across various… more »

Bruce Lampros: Diving into Fashion Across the Pond

Posted On March 20, 2015 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015

Bruce Lampros spent last semester in quite possibly one of the most exciting environments imaginable–London. After landing aninternship through the Honors College with Karla Otto, a luxury fashion PR and marketing firm based out of London, Bruce expected months of grueling intern tasks. Little did he know, he would spend part of… more »

Honors Students Hear Obama Speak

Posted On March 19, 2015 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015
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All eyes were on Atlanta on Tuesday, March 10 when President Obama made a stop at Georgia Tech to speak on the affordability of higher education.

Three Honors College students were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to see President Obama speak. For Deanna Snellings, Pamela Polanco, and Carson Keith, that Tuesday was one they won’t… more »