Georgia State's Creative Media Industries Institute Officially Opens
Published October 23, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA—Georgia State University opened the Creative Media Industries Institute on Thursday, Oct. 19, unveiling an ultramodern facility dedicated to digital media, film and other innovative programs.
Dr. Gordon Vernick Discusses the Importance of Training Jazz Entrepreneurs in Downbeat Magazine
Published October 9, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA-In the November issue of Downbeat magazine, School of Music faculty member Dr. Gordon Vernick (Professor of Music and Coordinator of Jazz Studies) discusses jazz entrepreneurship in the monthly “Jazz on Campus” column. The article also factors in the interdisciplinary role of technology and the new Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII).
Georgia State University Introduces eSports Programs For Fall Semester
Published August 16, 2017 in News Hub
ATLANTA–Georgia State has introduced programs for students interested in eSports, organized multiplayer video game competitions that are often broadcast, and which have spurred the development of collegiate teams at institutions across the United States.
Eye of the Sharknado
Published August 3, 2017 in News Hub
They are the television movies that’ll never win an Emmy, but we watch voraciously anyway. Those made-for-cable B-movies viewed for pure camp, humor and entertainment. Perhaps the most over-the-top of these is the “Sharknado” series, which has gained a cult following for its outrageous storyline about waterspouts that lift blood-thirsty sharks out of the ocean and drop them over Los Angeles.
Renovation Projects To Transform Campus Near Woodruff Park
Published March 3, 2017 in News Hub
Georgia State has renovated the front entrance of the 58 Edgewood Ave. building and opened a new lobby study space on the ground floor.
Presidential Scholar Nishant Sinha Takes His Opportunity and Runs With It
Published October 24, 2016 in News Hub
Coming Soon to a University Near You: Presidential Scholar Olivia Cambern
Published October 10, 2016 in News Hub
Published June 9, 2016 in News Hub
At the turn of the 21st century, five kids met while students of film, theater and creative writing classes at Georgia State. They found themselves to be similar pieces on the same game board — five cinenthusiasts who wanted, more than sleep or square meals, to make films of their own. They shared a taste for on the- run tacos and off-kilter movies, many of the films laced with dark humor like arsenic.
Cornerstone of Creativity
Published February 13, 2015 in News Hub
If all goes according to plan, Kynton Stephens’ dream job is waiting for him when he graduates Georgia State next spring. He’ll head to a start-up company that designs video games, and he’s pretty sure he’ll get along with the boss. Stephens is CEO of the start-up.