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MWF-YALI 2017: SITE VISIT TO NEWTON COUNTY GEORGIA

MWF-YALI 2017: SITE VISIT TO NEWTON COUNTY GEORGIA

Our final week of our six week Mandela Washington Fellowship adventure and this week we went on our final site visit – to Newton County. NEWTON COUNTY Newton County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. Newton county is named after Sgt. John Newton, who served under […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: TOUR OF THE GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

MWF-YALI 2017: TOUR OF THE GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

And our final week of our six (6) week Mandela Washington Fellowship adventure at Georgia State University in the USA is here. Time definitely flies when you are having fun and I cannot believe the fellowship experience is coming to an end. Our week six kicked off with a tour of the Georgia State Capitol […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK FIVE)

MWF-YALI 2017: GSU AYSPS ACADEMIC SESSIONS (WEEK FIVE)

Our fifth week of academic training began in full swing on 17 July and this week was mostly spent with site visits and we had less academic sessions (and its our second last week of the fellowship – TIME FLIES). Theme for Week Five: Public Sector Expenditures – Education, Public Health, and Criminal Justice One […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: DEAN’S COUNCIL DINNER

MWF-YALI 2017: DEAN’S COUNCIL DINNER

We (GSU Fellows) had the blessed opportunity of meeting some of the members of the Deans Council at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) at the Deans Council Dinner. A Deans Council ordinarily considers matters of educational and administrative policy and makes appropriate recommendations the President and Chancellor and other University officers – it meets regularly to address […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: COCA COLA COMPANY HQ RECEPTION

MWF-YALI 2017: COCA COLA COMPANY HQ RECEPTION

The Coca Cola Company, headquartered in Atlanta Georgia, held a Reception for us GSU Fellows. The Coca Cola Company is Georgia State University’s main sponsor for the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017 – basically Coca Cola is the company responsible for ensuring that us GSU Fellows had the most incredible experiences we have had over the […]

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MWF-YALI 2017: MEETING FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER

MWF-YALI 2017: MEETING FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER

Our Mandela Day got even better when we (Georgia State University Mandela Washington Fellows) had the blessed opportunity of meeting Former U.S. President – JIMMY CARTER! Pres. Jimmy Carter was the 39th president of the United States (1977-81). Pres. Carter’s main domestic priority involved energy policy. With oil prices rising, and in the aftermath of the […]

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