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With Georgia State University growing at such a rapid pace, there is a need for philanthropic support. Alison Mercer, Michael Rohling, and Ben Williams discuss Georgia State Day and the importance of donations from alum and businesses on Georgia State student body as a whole. The dates for the campaign will be announced.
- Alison Mercer: Director of Annual Programs, Georgia State University
- Michael Rohling: Associate Director of Annual Programs, Georgia State University
- Ben Williams: Assistant Director of New Student Orientation, Georgia State University
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In the current digital world, data science is becoming more and more relevant. The Institute for Insight graduate assistants, Carly Wieting, and Sarah Zeis, talk to Lee Kantor of Business RadioX about the five-week program they started with ENI: Data Science in Business Bootcamp. Its purpose is to develop undergraduates’ understanding of the different applications of data science in business. Data Science in Business Bootcamp participant Laurence Wingo also joined to discuss the digital divide in sub-Saharan Africa and using data science as a force for good.
- Carly Wieting: Graduate Research Assistant, Institute for Insight, Co-Teacher of Data Science in Business Bootcamp
- Sarah Zeis: Analytics Student (M.S. ’20), J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Co-Teacher of Data Science in Business Bootcamp
- Laurence Wingo: Associate of Science (A.S. ’17), Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S. ’20), College of Education and Human Department
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With a 100 percent employment rate from the Masters of Science and Information Systems at Georgia State University, there is no denying that Information Systems is a growing sector of business. Simha Magal, the program Director, discusses the success of the one-year program, its unique curriculum and resources.
- Simha R. Magal: Masters of Science and Information Systems (MSIS) Program Director, Georgia State University, Clinical Professor
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In this segment, Lee Kantor discusses social entrepreneurship and startups with Georgia State University students an alum. Elisa Russell, Andrew Chambers, and Yazdan Navabi talk about their non-profit startup companies and how their connections to Georgia State University has propelled their businesses forward.
- Elisa Russell: Literacy Education student (MA ’20), College of Education and Human Development, CEO, READI Consulting L.L.C.
- Andrew Chambers: Entrepreneurship Student (B.B.A. ‘19), J. Mack Robinson College of Business), CEO, Eating Chambers, Chef, Pink’s Barbecue
- Yazdan Navabi: Undergraduate Business Economics and Entrepreneurship Student (B.B.A ’20) J. Mack Robinson College of Business, CEO, Food Upcycles