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 »

A Whirlwind of a Summer in London

Posted On October 25, 2016 by Dee Parker, Georgia State Honors College '16

It has been a whirlwind of events this summer and I have tried to my utmost to take advantage of every minute. I’ve been to Cambridge, Bath, Exeter, Brighton, and I’ll be ending my stay in England with a trip to Oxford this Saturday.

Instinctif Partners is a wonderful company and they have treated me… 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 »

William’s Wanderlust: An Introduction to Belize

Posted On July 7, 2016 by William Anderson, Georgia State Honors College Class of 2017

I’m back in the world of civilization, internet, cold drinks and warm showers and it feels so good.  Having spent the last month in the middle of a tropical rainforest, it’s slightly strange to see hundreds of cars again, and to have electronic screens constantly bombarding my senses.  This was my second time working… 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 »