Grassroots Leadership Program

Posted On March 7, 2018
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This spring, the Leadership Programs office piloted a Grassroots Leadership program for students. Twelve students were selected to participate in the program, which began in January with a three-day retreat at Montara Farm in Clermont, Georgia. During the retreat, students were introduced to the Social Change Model of Leadership as well as the Midwest Academy’s… more »

Madlina Jonassaint Receives Trotter Award

Posted On December 7, 2017
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The Fall 2017 recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Award is Madlina Jonassaint from Miami, Florida. Throughout her collegiate journey, Madlina has been committed to her academic endeavors, pursuing a Nursing degree while earning an outstanding GPA. Given the selectivity of the Nursing program, this is not just an average student accomplishment. Madlina considers her… more »

Presidents’ Brunch 2017

Posted On September 18, 2017
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Student organization presidents were invited to attend the Presidents’ Brunch on Friday, September 15. The goal of the event was to provide opportunities for connection and collaboration as well as provide student leaders with insight about the current status of the campus community. Dr. Becker, University President, and Corey Gray, Student Government Association President, were… more »

Emerging Leaders Program Returns to Campus

Posted On August 15, 2017
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Leadership Programs is launching a new and improved Emerging Leaders program in the fall of 2017. Emerging Leaders is an exciting year-long leadership program where 50 first-year students will have the opportunity to explore their leadership identity while learning about the available campus leadership opportunities and university resources. During the fall semester, participants will attend… more »

Fortune Onwuzuruike Receives Trotter Award

Posted On April 12, 2017
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The spring 2017 recipient of the Nell Hamilton Trotter Award is Fortune Onwuzuruike, a health informatics major from Marietta, Georgia. His time at Georgia State University has been marked by a commitment to leadership and service. He began his collegiate journey by participating in the Summer Success Academy for first-year students during the summer of… more »

Leaders in Training Program Launch

Posted On March 1, 2017
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This semester, Leadership Development launched a brand new leadership series called the Leaders in Training Program (LIT). LIT is a 10-week leadership experience where students explore leadership through individual, group and societal experiences and discuss how those things lead to positive social change in their communities. The students started the experience by learning about their… more »

Spotlight on Chris Leary

Posted On February 1, 2017
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Leadership Development is excited to introduce our newest staff member, Chris Leary. Chris has joined our team as the student affairs advisor for leadership programs. In this role, he oversees the Lead Team, facilitates the leaders in training program and coordinates Emerging Leaders.

Originally from Savannah, Georgia, Chris attended Kennesaw State University for his undergraduate… more »

Chloe Palmer Receives Trotter Award

Posted On December 14, 2016
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The fall 2016 Trotter Award recipient is Chloe Palmer, a marketing and accounting major from Lawrenceville, Georgia. With a heart for service, Chloe has been committed to mentorship throughout her time at Georgia State University. She recognized the mentors that influenced her success and sought opportunities to mentor others. Since the fall of 2014, Chloe… more »

Building Teams on the Chattahoochee

Posted On November 21, 2016
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This fall, thirty students headed to Columbus, Georgia to the Whitewater Express Center as part of a Natural Leader program on team building. The Natural Leader is an experiential leadership program series designed to teach leadership principles through adventures in the great outdoors. Students spent the morning learning about team building dynamics and communication in… more »

Student Organizations Shine at Royal Flame Awards

Posted On August 31, 2016
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Every year, registered student organizations have the opportunity to be recognized for their contributions to the campus community through the annual Royal Flame Awards ceremony. This spring, a number of organizations received awards acknowledging their creative programming and innovative ideas. PantherHackers, a new student organization, received the award for Outstanding Small-Scale Campus Program, for their… more »