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 »

Honors Course Spotlight | Honors 1000: Sex, Gender & Mental Health

Posted On October 19, 2015 by Donecia Reed, Honors College Class of '19

Every year, first-year students in the Georgia State University Honors College are required to take Honors 1000, a specialized seminar style course. This fall 2015 semester, the subjects ranged from fairytales to politics to theater and religion, with an assortment of subjects in between. These honors seminar courses give Honors College students an early introduction… more »

Putting Economic Might Behind Civil Rights: Honors College Students Document the Life and Legacy of Alonzo Herndon

Honors College students have Alonzo Herndon to thank for their home: He founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, whose former headquarters at 100 Auburn Ave. now house the Honors College as well as Georgia State’s administrative offices. But that, as a group of honors students learned last semester, is only one piece of the… 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 »