The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and that Dr. Daniel Deocampo, Professor and Chair of Geosciences, has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Evaluation position, which will be reconstituted as the… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is sad to announce that Denis Gainty, associate professor of history, passed away over the weekend.
“The history department is devastated by the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Denis Gainty,” said Chair Michelle Brattain. “He was one of a kind – an amazing teacher, a creative, insightful scholar,… more »
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2016, Dr. Melina Abdullah, founding organizer of the Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University, is coming to Atlanta for a community discussion on the origins and social phenomenon of BLM.
The lecture, hosted by the Department of African-American Studies, the Black Student Alliance,… more »
In a sea of black Georgia State University robes at this weekend’s commencement exercises, you’ll find two robes visibly different from the others: African-American Studies’ (AAS) Akinyele Umoja and Makungu Ankinyela’s Ghanaian-inspired robes.
The robes are not just a fashion statement but also a cultural statement.
“We say at Georgia State that we strive… more »
Please join the College of Arts and Sciences in welcoming Roy Foster of Oxford University as the 2016 Helen Ingram Plummer lecturer. His lecture, “I am Changing, and Things Around Me Change: The Making of a Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890-1916,” will be Thursday, April 14th at 5 p.m. in the Speaker’s Auditorium. The lecture… more »
William Pate describes his college years as a traditional experience at a non-traditional university. He went to school in the day and worked at night. What he learned along the way, however, was worth much more than the sleepless nights. Pate learned how to navigate through life, he said. For these lessons and more, he… more »
Georgia State University’s Computer Science Department is rising as a leader amongst regional competitors, with enrollment more than tripling since 2007.
“Ten years ago, we used to be a fallback choice for many students in the state. Now, we’re routinely the destination of choice,” said computer science chair Raj Sunderraman. “I think we’ve grown a… more »
October brings haunted houses, pranks, costumes, tricks and treats all in the name of the second-most-celebrated holiday in the United States—Halloween.
But Halloween as we know it wasn’t always celebrated in America. In fact, it wasn’t until the 1840s that Halloween began to evolve into the U.S. holiday that it is today, said folklore expert… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Friginal, associate professor of applied linguistics and English as a second language (ESL), has joined the college as director of international programs.
In this role Friginal will serve as the college’s point person for the coordination of faculty-led study abroad, exchange and… more »
The College of Education and Human Development and nonprofit Learning Innovations in Future Education will host the STEAM3 Conference (science, technology, engineering, arts and math “cubed”) on Sept. 11-12, 2015.
The STEAM3 Conference provides a public, interactive platform for the exploration and study of the latest technologies and methods for teaching STEAM subjects. The… more »