CEHD 50th Anniversary logo next to the words, "College of Education and Human Development 50th Anniversary Giving Campaign"

We invite you to join us in celebrating the college’s anniversary by becoming a 50th Anniversary Patron: Increase your gift to our Innovation and Engagement Fund by $50 or by 50 percent. With your help, we’ll continue to support students, recruit new faculty, seed new research and establish new community partnerships, which further our contributions to the field of education and address the most important educational issues facing Atlanta, the nation and the world.

Contact McRae Stephenson, director of development, at mcraestephenson@gsu.edu, 606-571-9435 (cell) or 404-413-8132 (office) for more information.


As part of an urban research university, our faculty and students engage in a range of research projects that generate new knowledge, put theories into practice, and develop and evaluate policy.

Consider supporting our research in one of the following ways*:

The Center for the Study of Stress, Trauma and Resilience is focused on understanding and coping with stress.
The Technology and Innovation Learning Environment is a lab that allows faculty and students to study how the latest advanced manufacturing technologies can be used to promote student learning.
The the Urban Literacy Collaborative and Clinic prepares teachers to enrich the literacy lives of youth through individual and small group lessons in reading and writing.
The Adult Literacy Research Center helps adults struggling with low literacy improve their reading and writing skills.
The Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences studies movement patterns in children with and without disabilities from birth to adolescence.
The Distinguished Speakers Series brings cutting-edge researchers at the state and national levels to the college.

Student Success

Giving opportunities range from supporting students traveling internationally and pursuing internships to engaging in scholarly research and training in the Atlanta community.

Consider supporting our students in one of the following ways*:

The CEHD Alumni Network Scholarship Fund awards three scholarships each year to students who exemplify excellence by their scholarship and commitment to improving student achievement.
The Play Therapy Training Institute provides networking, research and resources for professionals in the play therapy community.
The Saturday School for Scholars and Leaders program provides enrichment opportunities for gifted and talented children in the metro-Atlanta area.
The CEHD Dean’s Scholarship Fund offers the resources needed to award scholarships to deserving students within the college.
Endowed student scholarships provides funding every year through investment earnings.

CEHD Fund for Innovation and Engagement

The College of Education Fund for Innovation and Engagement provides the college with the resources needed to retain and recruit the brightest students and faculty, invest in new and innovative research, and provide bridge-funding to help those with the greatest need.

*Your gift will be directed to the College of Education & Human Development Fund for Innovation and Engagement 02034 and used for the purpose you indicated. If you do not select a specific purpose for your gift, your contribution will remain in the college’s general fund at the dean’s discretion. All gifts to the Georgia State University Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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