Elaina McGann: Actuary, Artist, & Adventurer

Elaina McGann strives to make every aspect of her life an adventure—a goal she kept in mind when choosing a university. For Elaina, the decision to move from Pennsylvania to Atlanta was fueled widely by the many resources she knew the Honors College at Georgia State could offer her as well as the chance to… more »

Alumni Spotlight: An Interview with Rachel Smith

Posted On January 12, 2015 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015

Rachel Smith is an Honors College alumna who graduated in 2011 and 2013. Rachel took an atypical route by receiving two BA’s back-to-back. Her first degree was in English with a concentration in rhetoric and composition. Immediately afterward, she went back for a degree in psychology. Since graduation, Rachel has had an exciting couple of… more »

English Major Interns with Outkast: Sam Mullman Soaks up the South

Posted On January 12, 2015 by Jeremy Craig

Sam Mullman was born and raised in Atlanta. However, it took an internship with the iconic hip-hop duo Outkast and a trip to England for him to truly understand his southern roots.

The 23-year-old English major and Honors College student at Georgia State got out of the classroom for some lessons on his hometown, working as an intern… more »

Alumni Profile: Yohanna Cerna, The Ultimate Collaborator

Posted On December 8, 2014 by Angel Perez, Honors College Class of 2017

Yohanna Cerna graduated from Georgia State in the spring of 2013 with an economics degree from the Andrew Young School of Public Studies, but her impact here remains. Her name is a familiar one among faculty and students because of her academic accomplishments, research and involvement. We checked in on Yohanna just over a… more »

Ashia Gallo: Taking Atlanta Internships by Storm

Posted On December 2, 2014 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2014

Ashia Gallo, a senior journalism major, started her college career with a goal to gain internship experience in all three mediums of journalism—print, radio, and television. Now in her senior year, Ashia has accomplished this goal in ways she never could have imagined.

As a sophomore, she was selected for a summer internship with Atlanta… more »

Nick Bello: Exploring the Brain through Undergraduate Research

“Studying the brain is a weird concept. Think about it… you’re using your brain to study itself. How cool is that?”

Nick Bello spends his week trekking from lab to lab, implementing innovative ideas and conducting unique research projects. As a senior neuroscience major, Nick has spent his time at Georgia State taking advantage of… more »

Writer and Activist Daniel Ellsberg to Speak at Georgia State University Honors College

Posted On November 4, 2014
Categories News

ATLANTA–Writer, lecturer and activist Daniel Ellsberg—best known for his involvement in the Pentagon Papers trial in 1971—will deliver the founders lecture, “Watergate to Snowden: The Assault on Privacy in America,” at Georgia State University on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

The lecture will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Centennial Hall Auditorium (100 Auburn Ave. NE). It is… more »

New Internship Opportunities in London

Are you interested in interning in London? The London Experience sponsored by the Georgia State Honors College provides students from all majors with the exciting opportunity to intern in London and the United Kingdom.

Internships are available covering a wide range of areas including hospitality, finance, fashion, the arts, media, sciences, and other areas of… more »

Alumni Profile: Ayesha Tanzeem, Voice of America

Posted On October 27, 2014 by Ashton Brasher, Honors College Class of 2015
Categories Alumni Spotlight, News

Ayesha Tanzeem graduated from Georgia State in 1999 with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in religious studies. From then on, Ayesha’s journalistic pursuits have allowed her to travel all over the world, constantly engaged in some of the most exciting circumstances imaginable.

During her time at Georgia State, Tanzeem participated in an… more »