Dr. Mary Helen O’Connor, senior faculty associate for the Office of International Initiatives and assistant professor of English at Perimeter College, has been named the 2018 recipient of two prestigious university awards: a George M. Sparks Award and the Carl V. Patton President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Action in the… more »
Written by Bob King
What started as a fascination with the Arab world through an undergrad college linguistics project at the University of California-Berkeley has led 45 years later to a trip to Doha, Qatar. This the same Qatar that is in the news as the center of a diplomatic, commercial and transportation dispute.
How… more »
Photo above: Longobardi sorts through the vast piles of plastic safety gear along the shores of Lesvos. | Photo by Susan Knippenberg
Written by Jac Kuntz
On the Greek island of Lesvos, hundreds of thousands of life vests discarded by refugees fleeing war blanket the shoreline. When art professor Pam Longobardi saw these acres… more »
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 »
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 »
Free and open to the public. RSVP: http://gsuinternational.eventbrite.com Download the program’s flyer here. View the program’s photos here. View the program’s video here: Reception sponsored by the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. Catering by Blossom Tree Korean Eatery.
In collaboration… more »
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 »
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 »
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: 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 »