International Initiatives’ staff honored by USG chancellor for commitment to service

Posted On December 6, 2017

Two teams in the Office of International Initiatives have been honored at the prestigious University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor’s Service Excellence Awards for 2017.

Kike Ehigiator, director of International Partnerships & Agreements (IPA), led a collaborative team that created a customized contract management application entitled i-Agree.

Prior to the development of i-Agree, staff… more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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:

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 »