Emerging Market Task Forces

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Hosts Mandela Washington Fellows Through Young African Leaders Initiative

ATLANTA, Ga. – Twenty-five promising young professionals from 17 sub-Saharan African countries have arrived in Atlanta to attend Georgia State University’s Public Management Institute, part of a partnership in the Mandela Washington Fellowship, flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.

Faculty of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies will provide… more »

Georgia State Alumna Angelica Guilbeaux Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to South Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Angelica Guilbeaux, an alumna of Georgia State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to South Korea as an English teaching assistant, the U.S. Department of State and the F. William Fulbright Scholarship Board have announced.

Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected based on academic and professional achievement as… more »

Georgia State’s Emerging Global Issues Forum To Examine Forced Migration, Immigration and Security

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute, in collaboration with the Office of International Initiatives, will hold the first Emerging Global Issues Forum to examine issues related to forced migration, immigration and security on Thursday, March 30.

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Centennial Hall auditorium,… more »

Members of the Recife Baseball Sports Association (Brazil) visit Georgia State

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Eduardo Menezes and Angelo Freitas, coaches from the Recife Baseball Sports Association, visited Georgia State University this fall from the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, a sister-state of Georgia since 1968.  Menezes and Freitas are a part of the Partners of the Americas Organization, the largest NGO in the Western Hemisphere.

The coaches… more »

The Young Leaders Fellowship Program in China Embarks on Ten Day Professional Development Experience

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University, with the support of Hanban and the Ministry of Education in China, is sponsoring twelve under-40 professionals from the Young Leaders of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta on… more »

Brazil Task Force Faculty Member Elected to the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter

Dr. Christine Stauber, member of the Georgia State University Brazil task force, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter. For the original article, please visit: http://www.aspph.org/georgia-state-professor-named-to-fulbright-chapter-board/?c=1

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Dr. Christine Stauber, assistant professor of environmental health at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University,… more »

South African Culture and Sport Celebrated at VolleyFest Exhibition

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Recreational Services teamed up with the university’s South Africa task force and the Center for International Business Education and Research for the inaugural VolleyFest exhibition in the Student Recreation Center.  A combination of sports and culture, the event hosted over 200 students, staff, and faculty who celebrated volleyball… more »

Joint Summit Will Focus on Global Health and Refugee Crisis

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA and the Center for Strategic and International Studies will present the Atlanta Summit on Global Health and Refugees on Monday, May 2 at the Westin Buckhead. The daylong program will examine the severe effects wars have had on health conditions in Syria, other parts… more »