WomenLead Courses Offered this Spring

My Political Science colleague, Dr. Sarah Gershon, will be offering a course through the WomenLead Program: POLS 4190 “Policy and Politics.” As with all WomenLead courses (which, this spring, will also include Women Lead in Business and WomenLead in Science), Dr. Gershon’s course will will involve lots of great speakers, experiential learning, and networking opportunities with local leaders. For more information, contact Dr. Gershon (sgershon@gsu.edu) and/or follow the links to the information in the WomenLead flyer pasted here:

WomenLead empowers undergraduate students to aspire to and achieve leadership roles.

You can jump-start your career with WomenLead in Business (for all disciplines), WomenLead in Science and WomenLead in Policy & Politics. Scholar Award funds are available on a competitive basis.

If you have a 3.3 GPA or better, you can be part of WomenLead, an elective 3.0-credit-hour course offered during the Spring 2018 semester on Tuesdays from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Learn More about WomenLead

WomenLead courses — open to all majors — will give you hands-on experiences including corporate visits, networking events, resume building exercises and one-on-one interviews with leaders in the Atlanta community. You will be evaluated on your engagement in the signature experiences, responses to the readings and a final personal leadership strategy project.

In addition, scholar funding is available for those completing the spring semester class. This funding will not be available to the general student population.

Students who participated in the program said they felt “ready to take on the world!”

Registration begins on October 23rd and the seats will go quickly. After reviewing your application, we will send you a CRN to register.

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Email Maria Tortolero, WomenLead Project Coordinator at mtortoleroarana1@gsu.edu






Special Pre-Law Event this Thursday 11/2: “Building a Successful Law Career” with Professor Ryan Grelecki

This Thursday, the Pre-Law Society is hosting a special event, entitled “Building a Successful Law Career.” Professor Ryan Grelecki will be presenting, and you will not want to miss it. His presentations are always a big hit, plus food will be served. The event will be in the GSU College of Law, Room 341, from 3pm-4:30pm […]

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The following announcement, which involves a new Faculty Associate for Pre-Law Programs, was sent out last Tuesday via email. I am copying it here verbatim to make sure all faculty and staff members of the GSU pre-law advising community know about the opportunity to apply for the position. And I would like to say I […]

Paid Law Office Internship Opportunity with Werdesheim Law Firm, LLC

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Spring Course Offering: HIST 4460: Bill of Rights – “The First Amendment in History” (with Professor Robert Baker)

The class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am-11:45. An Honors section is available as well. More information is available at this link. Do white Supremacists have the right to march on college campuses? Do bakers have the right to refuse services for a gay wedding? Do NFL athletes have the right to kneel during […]

New Student Organization: “Georgia Student Justice Alliance”

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