Georgia State University Welcomes the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA  – The Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra of Atlanta (MYSO) is a community-based youth orchestra dedicated to furthering the music education of its students. The primary goal of MYSO is to instill in its students a love for music that will stay with them forever.

Dr. Wade Weast, Dean of Georgia State University’s College of the… more »

Jazz Student Wins Second Annual BMI Jazz Master Scholarship

Christopher Otts, a Georgia State University jazz studies M.A. student, recently received the second annual BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship.

The BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship is awarded annually to a rising jazz star pursuing an advanced academic degree in jazz studies or jazz performance.

Otts works as a teaching assistant in the Georgia State… more »

STEAM3 Conference to be Hosted at Georgia State

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 »

Presidential Scholar Maggie Hunt Arrives with a Big Voice — and Bigger Plans

Posted On August 25, 2015
Categories Awards, Music, Student News

The Presidential Scholarship is among the top awards an incoming Georgia State student can receive. In addition to covering full tuition, fees and on-campus housing for four years, it provides stipends for living expenses and study-abroad programs. It also includes automatic acceptance to Georgia State’s Honors College, which offers smaller classes, specialized advising and… more »

Students Present Music at Course Pairing Concert

Students in a new pilot course pairing, Mathematical Music Theory and Post Tonal Analysis, are completing the semester by presenting their musical compositions at a concert set for Thursday.

The concert will be hosted at the School of Music’s Standard Building at 2 p.m. and will feature two mathematicians and two musicians.

Mathematical Music Theory,… more »

Undergraduates Honored For Scholarly Works At Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

Eleven undergraduates were among the winners in the ninth annual Georgia State University Undergraduate Research Conference, April 14.

A record 150 students from 35 different majors presented academic research and artistic works, and for the first time, the conference included musical performances.


Oral presentation winners included:

First Place Oral and Provost’s Award: Ashleigh Cox,… more »

Dean’s Early Career Award Winners Announced

The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce this year’s Dean’s Early Career Award winners: Assistant Professors Martin Norgaard of Music, Amelia Arsenault of Communication, Hao Xu of Chemistry and Kevin Swartout of Psychology.

The Dean’s Early Career Awards provide research funding to rising faculty stars each year. The award helps the College… more »

New Media Production Center To Revitalize Woodruff Park Area At Georgia State

Georgia State University will revitalize an area adjacent to Woodruff Park by creating a media production center for education, research and entrepreneurship and partnerships with the Georgia film, music, games and arts industries.

The media center will house the university’s new Creative Media Industries Institute, an interdisciplinary institute introduced this fall to build on… more »