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Best of the Beach

The Georgia State beach volleyball team concluded another successful season by qualifying for the inaugural NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores, Ala. Here’s a recap of the season.


The Rivalry

Guess who won the inaugural Georgia State/Georgia Southern annual rivalry competition?


Change Agent

Cheryl Johnson’s groundbreaking work is creating ripple effects internationally. As a Georgia State undergraduate student, Johnson first earned a degree in International Economics and Modern Language with a focus on German. She served as an Emerging Leader, a member of the Spotlight Programs Board, and a judiciary in the Student Government Association—all of this on…

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D'Arcy Draper

Military Heritage

Please don’t call them “military brats” but rather appreciate the impact the U.S. Armed Forces has had on these five current Georgia State Panthers. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, they’ve got them all covered. Five teammates on the women’s basketball team now. Five different backgrounds to get here. They were born in Seoul,…

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Behind the Lens

For Stephanie Dowda, Georgia State was the birthplace of her creativity. It was the pursuit of a philosophy degree that opened her to the world of the arts. Throughout her career as a fine arts photographer, Dowda has found herself dabbling into just about every angle of the arts. When asked about what made her…

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Statement Season

Ron Hunter, the Georgia State men’s basketball coach, is ready for your worry. He is going to see you come into the Sports Arena, maybe not expecting much, watch you lounge back in your seat, and he is going to know what you are thinking. “Your NBA guy is gone. What are you going to…

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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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