Gerontology Affiliate Faculty Member, Dr. Jenny Zhan is pleased to announce the Third International Conference of Long Term Care Administrators and Directors will be in Atlanta in March 3-6, 2016. Visit the Third International Conference website to learn more about how to present or attend this conference.
We encounter many inspiring individuals through our work at The Hitachi Foundation. As part of our 30th year reflections, we are reconnecting with those from our network who continue to make a difference in their communities.
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 »
The Gerontology Institute’s very own Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan co-authored the closing chapter of the newly released textbook Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Care Work. Her chapter focuses on “Building Meaningful Career Lattices: Direct Care Workers in Long-Term Care.” Caring on the Clock is the first book to bring together… more »
The Gerontology Institute and Sigma Phi Omega hosted a breakfast and poster making session on February 9th at 9:30am in the Gerontology Institute Conference Room prior to the Be There 4 Seniors Rally. The rally started at 11am at the new Liberty Plaza at the Georgia State Capitol.
Georgia State is uniquely positioned within… more »