Category Archives: GSU Centennial

Posts about the upcoming 100 year anniversary of Georgia State University.

Dr. Altman and Dr. Barzegar Awarded NEH Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Altman and Dr. Abbas Barzegar who have been awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities for the purpose of developing and teaching a new course: “What is Religious Tolerance? Ethical Perspectives from Jewish, … Continue reading

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Georgia State University’s Scholarly Enterprise

Scholarly Enterprise is a new exhibit celebrating Georgia State’s centennial.  The exhibit theme is academics and focuses on institutional growth, colleges, library, global initiatives, research institutes, and centers. This exhibit is located on the bridge near the Library South entrance.   … Continue reading

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Centennial Speaker Series – Psychology Professor Rose Sevcik

Dr. Rose Sevcik, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, will present “Developing Symbols: From Communicating to Reading and Calculating,” as part of GSU’s Centennial Speaker Series. Dr. Sevcik’s research centers on the symbolic process development of oral and written language. Her focus … Continue reading

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Astronomer Hal McAlister to Speak on Georgia State University’s CHARA Array

Georgia State University Professor Emeritus of Astronomy Hal McAlister will be giving a talk, “Georgia State’s CHARA Array Zooms in on the Universe,” at 3:00pm on Monday, October 7th, in the Honors College Auditorium (100 Auburn Avenue). The talk, part … Continue reading

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Learning Technologies Expert to Speak at Georgia State

Dr. Stephen Harmon will speak on “Changing Minds: How Technology Is Transforming the Landscape of Learning.” Dr. Harmon is Professor and Chair of the Learning Technologies Division in the College of Education at Georgia State University. He is also President-elect … Continue reading

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Panther Pride: Georgia State Sports & Recreation

GSU Football photos and Coach Trent Miles

Friday, September 6 • 10:00 a.m. Library South, Second Floor Panther Pride: Georgia State Sports & Recreation is an exhibit that highlights the growth of athletics at GSU, from the early Spur Club to the debut of GSU Football in … Continue reading

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Moment in GSU History: “Building Jarred,” 1949

In 1949, the Atlanta Division of the University of Georgia—precursor to Georgia State University—fit all of its students, staff, classrooms and offices into two floors of one building. On the afternoon of March 24th of that year, the whole building, … Continue reading

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Photo of Overlooked GSU Landmark Rediscovered

Director George Sparks’ earliest memory of what is now Georgia State University was when it was located at Pryor St. (now Peachtree Center Ave.) and Auburn Ave.  See Sanborn map of location here and hear Sparks describe the college.  When … Continue reading

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Georgia State University’s Urban Pioneers

Students in the 1950s in front of the University System of Georgia Center

People and Places: Georgia State’s Urban Pioneers is a new exhibit celebrating Georgia State’s centennial by focusing on the people and places that define our campus. This exhibit is next to the Library South entrance. Throughout 2013 the library plans … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Computes Over 100 Years with World Community Grid

World Community Grid Banner

By now everyone on campus knows that Georgia State University turned 100 in 2013. But did you know that over 100 years of research computing time was processed on GSU computers in just the last six years? One of Georgia … Continue reading

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