Alumni

In Print


Jess Hinshaw and his wife Beth (M.Ed. ‘10) needed one last adventure before entering the professional world. “I was worried that my life was moving in the direction of permanence, and I wanted to travel before I got settled,” Hinshaw said. The couple had an old friend in Joshua Warlick (B.F.A. ‘08) who taught English…

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Legacy in the Making


Georgia State runs in the family for Anna Boswell. The travel-loving junior wasn’t the first in her family to attend Georgia State. Boswell’s great-grandmother graduated with a bachelor of commercial science degree in 1938. Boswell is a recent recipient of the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Given her strong familial ties to the campus, you might…

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Positive Action


On a rainy September morning in San Jose, Costa Rica, Gabi Zedlmayer is trekking through the La Selva rainforest, catching up with scientists monitoring the region’s ecosystem. Zedlmayer, vice president and chief progress officer at Hewlett-Packard, guides the company’s sustainability efforts ranging from healthcare to education and job creation to conservation. The sun rises on…

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Georgia State Alumni Association

Distinguished Alumni


Since 1963, the Georgia State Alumni Association has recognized outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Awards. The 2015 winners are: William Pate (B.A ’81, M.A.’85) William Pate As president of Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, William Pate is in charge of maintaining tourism as one of the city’s top economic drivers. He began his career…

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Nick Bable

Museum Quality


Nick Bable’s Life as We Know It Series: Man and Boy, 2014 Twenty-four Georgia State artists had drawings acquired by the High Museum of Art for display during the museum’s exhibition titled “Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines.”  Faculty, students and alumni affiliated with the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design make up almost…

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Fantasy Football’s First


Scott Frank (MBA ’94, J.D. ’94) is a founding member of the very first fantasy football league.

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The Ascent


MOUNT BAKER is an active glaciated volcano in the North Cascades of Washington State. At 10,786 feet, it’s the third-highest summit in the state and the iciest mountain in the Cascade Range. Crevasses are a major danger. So are avalanches. The mountain’s capricious weather can make the snowpack unstable, even on its smaller slopes. In…

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History And Handlebars


There are many reasons to start your own business. Maybe you see a need in the community that’s not being met. You have a skill or expertise you believe is marketable. Perhaps you have a lifelong passion that you’re trying to fulfill.Or maybe you just can’t think of anything else to do.