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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 »

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 »