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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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Promotion and Tenure Tools Workshops by Subject Cluster: February 26-28

Going up for promotion and/or tenure?  Interested in finding out how databases and software applications can be used to show comprehensive evidence of  your scholarly impact? Georgia State University librarian Brenna Helmstutler is pleased to offer a series of workshops … Continue reading

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Bazaar Education: Night School in the Peachtree Arcade

In 1917, at the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War I, the Georgia School of Technology’s Evening School of Commerce (now Georgia State University) moved into two rooms at the newly constructed Peachtree Arcade near Atlanta’s Five Points.  The … Continue reading

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Upcoming Promotion and Tenure Tools Workshops

Going up for promotion and/or tenure?  Interested in finding out how databases and software applications can be used to show comprehensive evidence of  your scholarly impact? Georgia State University librarian Brenna Helmstutler is pleased to offer a series of workshops … Continue reading

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Blank Slate: GSU’s First Downtown Location

The Georgia School of Technology’s Evening School of Commerce (now Georgia State University) was housed in the Walton Building from 1914 to 1916. This is the first building the Evening School occupied in downtown Atlanta. The relocation of the Evening … Continue reading

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Good Chemistry: GSU’s First Location

 In 1913, the Georgia School of Technology’s  School of Commerce held its first classes at Tech’s ivy-covered chemistry building (Lyman Hall).   The Evening School of Commerce moved to downtown Atlanta the next year.  Since then, Georgia State University has … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Half Century of Sisterhood and Philanthropy

Georgia State University’s Delta Xi Chapter of the Alpha Xi Delta national fraternity for women will celebrate its 50th anniversary on campus in 2013.  Shown in the photo is a ceremony from a preference party held in Dunwoody during Rush … Continue reading

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AJC Newspaper Photograph Exhibit in Library North

SOUTHERN LIGHT:  Selections from The Atlanta Journal – Constitution Newspaper Photographic Archives is on display until April 29th, 2011, on the first floor of Georgia State University’s Library North building.  The exhibit helps publicize the new database in Special Collections … Continue reading

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“Four Negroes Acting Unwise?”

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of two students who integrated the University System of Georgia in 1961, will speak at Georgia State University (GSU) at 11 a.m. today (January 27) in the Student Center Speakers Auditorium.  Integration was attempted at GSU much earlier–in … Continue reading

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