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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 »

Mentoring Initiative Helps Refugee Students Navigate College

CLARKSTON, Ga. – A new Georgia State University mentoring program pairs young adults who are refugees and immigrants with seasoned college students who have roots in the international community.

Called the Mentoring Initiative for New Americans (MINA), its goal is to help new Americans learn English, navigate the often-confusing college admissions process and provide social… 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 »

Welcoming Dr. Wolfgang Schlör, Associate Provost for International Initiatives

Posted On March 14, 2017

Dr. Wolfgang Schlör joined Georgia State University as the Associate Provost for International Initiatives effective March 15, 2017.

Dr. Schlör has been the Associate Provost in the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education at Western Michigan University since late 2013.  Prior to his appointment at Western Michigan, he was employed in various positions with an… 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 »

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 »