• A musical legacy for GSU  
Memorial celebration marks the giving life of Florence Kopleff (1924-2012)

Kopleff gave on stage, in the classroom and on campus. (more...)

Turning $50 into $1,000
For one-time dues, GSU students qualify for Parents Association grants

The funding helps middle-class families in particular. (more...)

Curry's final season a milestone for football fan and donor 
Alumnus J. Allen Poole has followed GSU coach’s long career in Atlanta

"A joiner and a doer" gives back to GSU. (more...)

Welch School's public art offers history on the BeltLine
Legacy of centenarian photographer's funding is "covered bridge" in Cabbagetown        

Sculpture is visual extension of diverse culture and city. (more...)

Global solutions start with local connections
Tony G. Holcombe's history degree inspires recent scholarship gift

Bequest of $650,000 will also benefit business students. (more...)

GSU Alumni Association offers new scholarship for children of faculty and staff
Sons and daughters who attend GSU are eligible for $1,000 funding

Applications are open until Oct. 26 for this new scholarship. (more...)

Berner Scholar achieves two GSU degrees while giving of himself
Kyle Stapleton shares his time, money and bone marrow

He saves a stranger's life and starts Stay + to promote kindness. (more...)

Balzer Challenge helps spark record year for annual giving  
Theatre patron's matching gift marks his leadership of GSU Foundation

Chair of the GSU Foundation ends his term with a flourish. (more...)

Bank executive gives to GSU art and design 
GSU alumnus Mark Phillips supports passion for creative pursuits

Working his way up from the bank mailroom, he now gives back. (more...)

Intellectual property law inspires GSU alumni and donors
Copyright ruling offers window into dynamic field, training at College of Law

Michael Landau and Scott Frank help built strong IP network in Atlanta. (more...)

As he turns 80, Andrew Young's legacy of policy continues
Three fellowships in his family's honor fund graduate students

His career and family inspire and inform beneficiaries at school named for him. (more...)

Seven retiring original GSU College of Law faculty honored  

Contributions from L. Lynn Hogue and other visionaries built the law school

His passion for learning and constitutional law keeps him in the classroom. (more...)

'Giv a skolarship' honors a 30-year link to Chick-fil-A 
Bernhardt endows Outstanding Marketing Student Scholarship

His research helped the restaurant understand how best to expand. (more...)

Latino Leadership Scholarship finalists honored on campus

Goizueta Foundation funds 25 scholarships for future global leaders

Top students interviewed for opportunity for mentoring, funding and giving back. (more...)

For Art Vandenberg, no walls to knowledge or innovation
Library donor and computer scientist is a Renaissance thinker and artist

Gift to Library Innovation Fund honors a lifelong love of learning and inspiration.  (more...)

Giving and courage celebrated at College of Education
Event highlighted by an emotional exchange between families of two alumni   

Great teachers trained at GSU and their supporters took center stage at Honors Day 2012.  (more...)

Donors help spread GSU worldwide through golf
Panther student-athletes represent globalization of the campus and their sport 

When GSU golfers spectate at Augusta National Golf Club this week, their blue GSU apparel shows global donor impact. (more...)


World Affairs Council of Atlanta sets stage for global issues
GSU-based nonprofit connects with international leaders and expertise

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, based at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, attracts global experts on Korea and beyond. (more...)

GSU Honors College courts top students here and beyond
Scholarship Day the last chance for finalist to interview and impress

Faculty across the university interviewed finalists for the Presidential and Berner Scholarships. (more...)

Goizueta Scholar helps lead Scholarship Resource Center
Katie Espada's story, told in her successful essay, portrays impact of funding

Scholarship hopefuls learn from her how to write their stories for scholarship applications. (more...)

John Lewis to speak at GSU’s Barbara Pittard Payne Lecture
Civil rights icon will focus on politics, issues of aging for gerontology event

Barbara Payne-Stancil’s passion for the elderly funded the annual lecture in gerontology. (more...)

Super fan Nick Bray takes GSU passion to the next level

GSU junior joins the Panther Athletic Club as a way to show even more spirit 

With a $100 donation, Bray became an official donor an unusual step for any undergraduate at any university. (more...)

Rialto's Jazz for Kids program nurtured by local family
Gift of $50,000 reflects Stuart and Eulene Murray's support of arts in Atlanta 

An Atlanta family with a love for theatre and the arts helps Rialto bring music to the next generation. (more...)

GSU's Robinson College of Business connects alumni donors
Foundation board members Smith, Crawford make successful challenge grants 

T. Dallas Smith and Charles B. "Charlie" Crawford raise more than $30,000 through challenge grants to business alumni. (more...)

Four GSU employees receive Staff Scholarships for education
President Becker recognizes efforts to pursue degrees

Four GSU staff members got a financial boost this month for their further education when GSU’s Staff Council awarded them scholarships. (more...)

GSU Foundation supports MLK Series and Convocation
Crim Center staff member Eshé Collins receives MLK Torch of Peace Award

The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. occupies a prominent spotlight at Georgia State University this month with events, sponsored by the GSU Foundation and others. (more...)

GSU student finds path to travel and study how language forms
Theresa Nash Bernstein Scholarship funding honors mother of GSU Regents Professor Lauren Adamson

Samantha Anderson came to GSU to study psycholinguistics in the College of Arts and Sciences, the science of how the brain processes language. (more...)

Barefoot basketball and beyond, Panther sports tip off philanthropy
Through Panther Athletic Club, alumnus Joe Reinkemeyer finds reason to give

For alumnus Joe Reinkemeyer participating at Georgia Statealways starts with asking, “Why?” Answering that question led him to join the Panther Athletic Club and become its president. (more...)

GSU's Welch School artists thrilled by international attention
Exhibit of “pre-emergent” at Aqua11 Art Miami spotlights work from graduate studio

Masters of fine arts students from Georgia State University’s Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design exhibit at the Aqua11 Art Miami show. (more...)

GSU receives $1.3 million from The Coca-Cola Foundation

Gift to support first-generation scholars and study abroad

GSU will recruit, retain and graduate students who are first in their families to attend college, and to equip business students for leadership in global markets. (more...)

GSU Goizueta Scholar honors family directive to help

Chemistry honors student Isela Rodriguez will graduate as first in her family

Upcoming Fall Commencement graduates include Atlanta Latina who overcame obstacles. (more...)

PAC donors benefit at basketball pre-game events

Networking, chalk talks scheduled before eight home games

GSU Basketball debuted with up-tempo style under new coach Ron Hunter, and donors to the Panther Athletic Club can pick up perks this season, too. (more...)

GSU receives multi-million dollar gift from The Goizueta Foundation
Award will create the Latino Leadership Pipeline

The $4.998 million gift will enable GSU to recruit, retain and graduate Latino students and prepare them as global leaders. (more...)

Rialto gets boost from $15,000 Balzer challenge grant, GSU student callers

Fifteen years celebrated by matching grant

The Rialto Center for the Arts this year celebrates 15 years at GSU with the help of students on a different stage – the GSU Call Center.  (more...)

GSU parents get involved

Family members provide GSU students with scholarship opportunities

Parents of Georgia State University students can put their sons and daughters in line for a $1,000 scholarship—along with extra attention and other perks—by joining the GSU Parents Association. (more...)

GSU Foundation board member Kathy Berry receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Kathy Berry, GSU Foundation board member and long-time supporter, received GSU's Distinguished Alumni Award during homecoming weekend. (more...)

GSU's College of Arts and Sciences announces DECA winners for 2011-12

Awards funded through charitable giving to the college

Georgia State University’s College of Arts and Sciences has announced the winners of this year’s Dean’s Early Career Awards — Assistant Professors Vladimir E. Bondarenko, Eric Friginal and Daniel Robin. (more...)

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Grants $217,000 to GSU Birth Through Five Teacher Education Program

Funding will help metro tech students hone skills at local childcare centers

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation has awarded a three-year, $217,158 challenge grant to help Georgia State University prepare students from local technical colleges to teach the state’s youngest children. (more...)

GSU's 2011 Campus Campaign is underway
This year's theme is "Raise Your Hand"

Every day GSU staff and faculty give of themselves to serve students and advance the university.Their generosity is even more notable as the Campus Campaign gets underway. (more...)

GSU-affiliated World Affairs Council of Atlanta receives $50,000 grant from UPS
Atlanta-based shipping giant supports council operations

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta received a $50,000 grant in early October from the UPS Foundation. The council, founded in 2010, is affiliated with GSU, the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and the World Affairs Councils of America.  (more...)

Presidents Society says thanks to donors
GSU Foundation hosts celebratory evening

GSU President Mark P. Becker and Ms. Laura Voisinet joined the GSU Foundation in hosting a celebratory dinner  for more than 200 Presidents Society donors and friends Sept. 9 at the Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead.  (more...)

Halle Foundation awards $80,000 to GSU’s modern and classical languages department
Non-profit dedicated to promoting German-American friendship and understanding

The grant will support the exchange program between GSU and Erlangen University in Nuremburg, Germany. In addition to supporting the exchange program, the new grant will create a new award, The Halle Foundation Award for Outstanding German Student. (more...)

In Memoriam: John Aderhold (19252011)
Loyal GSU supporter and shaper of Atlanta memorialized

GSU lost one of its most prominent donors when John E. Aderhold, whose name graces a main campus building, passed away in August. (more...)