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Message from President Mark Becker

Dr. Mark Becker. Fall 2015 Convocation

To the Georgia State community, The University System of Georgia Board of Regents today (Jan. 6) voted to approve the consolidation of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College. This approval is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work by hundreds of individuals across our campuses. It …

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Accreditors Give Final Approval of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter Consolidation Plan

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) gave its approval today to the consolidation plans of Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College (GPC). Chancellor Hank Huckaby first announced the plan to create the new, combined institution in January 2015. Officials from SACSCOC,  the regional body for the accreditation …

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Bernie Sanders visits Atlanta

Sanders supporters gather outside of the Fox Theatre. Photo by Jazzy Young.

On Monday night at the historical Fox Theatre in Midtown, thousands of people wrapped around the building anxiously waiting for the hopeful presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, to arrive. Upon stepping off Marta, one of the most striking things to see was the amount of young people who were all gathered …

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Theatre at GPC

“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams

Now that the fall semester is dwindling down to its last few weeks, the Theatre Department at the Dunwoody campus is showcasing “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams as one of its last theatre productions before winter break. “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” is based in …

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Undocumented immigrants could boost Georgia’s CCG plans

Undocumented immigrants can help Georgia reach its $10 million goal. The Complete College Georgia (CCG) initiative reports that the state of Georgia wishes to add 250,000 graduates to the workforce by 2020. Melissa Johnson of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) reported on Sept. 29, by allowing some of …

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International students bear large financial burden

When it comes to college, the state of Georgia has given its legal residents ample opportunities to make college affordable, such as allowing students to apply for the HOPE scholarship and making tuition cheaper for Georgia residents. However, for most colleges and universities, these opportunities do not extend to Georgia’s …

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