Education

The Key to Prosperity

Few would argue with the premise that today’s educators need allies, especially as schools become a place to address the broad needs of families and communities. Fortunately, a network has grown to provide that support. The Georgia Partnership for Excellence…

Living Legacies

As the headlines of the civil rights movement pass further into history, a new phenomenon is born: civil rights tourism is getting increasing attention, and Georgia is rich in its resources. So rich, in fact, that two separate and distinct…

MBAs of the Future?

Many universities are trying to be all things to all students when it comes to MBAs. They offer a mix of delivery platforms – full-time traditional, part-time evenings and weekends, as well as online programs or mashups that involve online…

Growth and Innovation

By almost any metric, Emory University is a behemoth in Georgia higher education. Founded in 1836, it is the state’s second-oldest private university (just five years younger than LaGrange College) and the highest-ranked private school (21st by U.S. News &…

Summer Magic

What do Emmy-winning actor Donald Glover, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and celebrated jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon have in common? They’re all Georgians, for starters, but they’re also all alumni of the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP), a summer…

Boosting Business Skills

A master of business administration, or MBA, has long been considered the gold standard in business credentials. That thinking seems to have gained support during the COVID-19 pandemic, as the period of economic instability offered opportunities for resumé building with…