Strategic Partnerships

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 »

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 »

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 »

International Urban Research Experts Participate in Inaugural Better Cities Conference at Georgia State

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – International urban researchers from partner universities in Hong Kong and South Africa participated in an “idea lab” at Georgia State University to foster collaborative research on the challenges of cities on three continents.

The researchers joined Georgia State scholars at the inaugural Global Partnership for Better Cities conference March 27–29… more »

Kadir Has University and Georgia State Discuss Research Collaborations, Establish Specialized Agreement with L.L.M. Program at College of Law

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Georgia State University welcomed administrators from Kadir Has University (Istanbul, Turkey) on March 16-17 for exploratory discussions on innovative programs, research collaborations, and faculty and student exchange programs with the College of Law, International Initiatives, the Robinson College of Business and faculty members from more »

University’s Brazil Task Force Chair Elected President of the Georgia-Pernambuco Chapter of the Partners of the Americas

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Georgia-Pernambuco chapter of the Partners of the Americas has elected Dr. David Bruce, clinical professor in the Institute of International Business at the Robinson College of Business, as president of the organization for a two year term.

In this role, Dr. Bruce plans to enhance the relationships… more »

Faculty Mentoring Program Welcomes University of Hebei Mentees to Georgia State University

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Continuing with its collaboration with international partners, the Office of International Initiatives’ International Partnerships and Agreements unit is hosting the 8th cohort of scholar mentees through its Faculty Mentoring Program (FMP).  The mentees are faculty from Hebei University of Hebei, China.  This cohort brings the total number of participants in the program to… more »

Mandela Washington Fellows Named To Georgia State University’s Public Management Institute

ATLANTA, Georgia – The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders has named the 25 fellows who will join the Georgia State University campus on Friday, June 19, for six weeks of academic and leadership training in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Designated a Public Management Institute, the school will… more »

International Strategies and Goals Discussed at Annual Pan Task Force Meeting

The university’s five emerging-market task forces met for their annual meeting, which brought together the chairs, members, coordinators, as well as International Initiatives’ unit directors, for a review of last year’s initiatives and achievements and to discuss the projects and goals for 2015.

Dr. Jun Liu, the Associate Provost for International Initiatives and leader of the… more »

Faculty Mentoring Program Celebrates a Successful Fall Semester

This semester, the Office of International Initiatives and the Department of Biology hosted two scholars from Southwest Jiaotong University: Dr. Wanjun Wang and Mr. Jian Wu.

Dr. Wang faculty mentor was Dr. Frank Cruz, while Mr. Wu was paired with Dr. Mathew Brewer.  During their time in the Faculty Mentoring Program, both… more »