1988-2013 A True Campus Downtown
Becoming an eminent and global university
Georgia State University’s centennial offers an opportunity for us to look back and celebrate all that has changed and all that has been accomplished in the last 100 years.
However, rather than looking back, I encourage you to join me in looking forward, into our future. Change — positive… more »
Three major Georgia State structures bear the names of philanthropic alumni
Pete Petit (MBA, ’73) launched his first company, Healthdyne, Inc., in 1970, but needed to develop business acumen to move it forward. He started his MBA program in finance, going to night classes, and his company grew over the… more »
Georgia State University has made great strides toward accelerating its status as a major urban research university. Chara
Officials broke ground in 1996 at the historic Mount Wilson Observatory in California to build Georgia State’s Center High Angular Astronomy Array. Scientists recorded the array’s first “fringes” — areas of bright and dark spots that produce… more »
In 2001, the Panthers shocked Wisconsin in the first round of the NCAAs
Thinking back about the 2000-01 Georgia State basketball season, I remember, before they ever tipped off, having a really good feeling about Charles “Lefty” Driesell’s team that year.
Kevin Morris, Shernard Long and Darryl Cooper were seniors and Thomas Terrell and Deltorio “Bam”… more »
The past 25 years have seen the transformation of student life and campus
Asked how Georgia State has most changed over the past quarter century, the average alumnus is likely to note the university’s transformation from an evening commuter school to a 24/7 campus with all the traditional collegiate trappings — dorms, Greek housing and,… more »