The Gerontology Institute was pleased to host Bern Nadette Stanis as our distinguished speaker for the 2017 Barbara Payne Lectureship in Gerontology. Bern Nadette Stanis is not only a talented actress but also a prolific writer. Today, Bern Nadette Stanis travels the world as the author of three books. Her most recent work, The… more »
Now is a great time to consider furthering your education with a Master’s Degree in Gerontology at Georgia State University. The Gerontology Institute is now accepting applications for admission for Fall 2017. The deadline for applications MA program is April 15. Graduate assistantships are available for qualified applicants. We have recently changed our admissions requirements.… more »
The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University would like to congratulate Assistant Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan. Dr. Morgan is the recipient of both the Dean’s Early Career Award, presented by the College of Arts & Sciences, and the Gordon Streib Distinguished Academic Gerontologist Award, presented by the Southern Gerontological Society.
The Dean’s Early Career Award… more »
2016 Barbara Payne Lecture Series: “Being at Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place” Dr. Graham D. Rowles
Join us on Thursday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. for our annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology.
“Being at Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place,” Graham D. Rowles, Ph.D. Professor & Chair of Gerontology Department, Director, Graduate Center for Gerontology, University of Kentucky.
This presentation will explore the evolving meaning of… more »
Full-time Permanent Lecturer in Gerontology
The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking applicants for a permanent Full-Time Lecturer Position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. This position comes with promotion opportunities outlined in the non-tenure track promotion manual at Georgia State University.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in… more »
Earlier this month, the Gerontology Institute faculty and student attended the Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) Annual Conference. The Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA was gorgeous and the GGS Conference was educative and informative. The Gerontology gang spent the days presenting research and attending sessions and the evenings strolling through the grounds and mesmerizing… more »
The lengthy list of endowed scholarships at Georgia State reads like a who’s who of distinguished alumni, beloved professors, and loyal friends of the university.
It’s rarer for administrative professionals to be honored in such a way, but for the late Mary MacKinnon, it makes perfect sense. Co-workers, program alumni and even former directors agree… more »
Gerontology Institute Faculty and Students traveled to Williamsburg for the annual meetings of the Southern Gerontological Society
Four Georgia State faculty members and four graduate students travelled to Williamsburg for the annual meetings of the Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) on April 15-18. James Moorhead and Meagan Jain each presented posters in the opening session of Student Posters on Wednesday evening. On Thursday, Dr. Kemp and her team started… more »
The GSU Alpha Omega Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega (gerontology honor society) sponsored a week of activities to promote the 2015 Careers in Aging Week. The week began with two lunch and learn presentations. On Monday, Hillary Thomas (AARP) and on Tuesday, Elizabeth Head (Georgia Department of Public… more »
Dare to Imagine: Meaningful Aging through Creative Engagement
The Gerontology Institute had the pleasure of having Dr. Anne Basting as our distinguished speaker for the 2015 Barbara Payne Lectureship in Gerontology. Dr. Basting is a creative artist and scholar. She is able to combine her deep appreciation of the arts with her love of gerontology… more »