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Georgia State University Statement On Immigration Executive Order

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – To the Georgia State Community:  You are no doubt aware that on January 27, President Trump issued an executive order suspending entry into the United States of nationals from seven countries, as immigrants and nonimmigrants, for 90 days. We are working closely with the University System of Georgia and federal authorities… more »

Georgia State To Host National Fulbright Foreign Student Conference

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The School of Public Health at Georgia State University will host the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar, bringing up to 100 international scholars to campus February 22-26, 2017.

Participants will be first-year Fulbright foreign students from other countries who are studying in master’s or doctoral programs around the… 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 »

Office of International Initiatives Celebrates the One Year Anniversary of the Georgia State University International Center

Posted On September 2, 2016

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – On September 2, the Office of International Initiatives celebrates the one year anniversary of the Georgia State University International Center.  During the 2015 opening ceremony, more than 300 members of the Georgia State University community and distinguished guests gathered for the celebration and tours of the space on the third floor of Dahlberg Hall.

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College of Education and Human Development Honored by an International Nonprofit

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) was honored with the Souper Star Champions of Education Award by the African SOUP, an educational nonprofit organization that is advancing active learning for children in Uganda.

CEHD was honored at the annual celebration luncheon for their ‘tireless efforts in creating a… more »

Rising Senior: Bracolla Peters Receives Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad in Costa Rica

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – As the valedictorian of her Fairburn, Georgia high school, Bracolla Peters was off to a peachy start as a young adult.  However, when unexpected life experiences set in and derailed her future plans, she quickly realized that even if one does their best, they will never get it completely right.

“Your strength… 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 »