Georgia State University joined with The University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology and Augusta University to celebrate the first Research Universities Day at the Capitol. Students from each institution were on hand to greet legislators, be recognized in the House and Senate galleries and participate in a student convocation program with alumni from each University working in different areas of state government.
Georgia State University President Mark Becker, University of Georgia President Jere Morehead, Georgia Institute of Technology President Bud Peterson and Augusta University President Brooks Keel were invited to the Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate and were presented resolutions declaring February 1, 2017 as Research Day at the Capitol. To read the resolution in it’s entirety please click the following link. Senate Resolution 122 (http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20172018/SR/122) by Sen. Fran Millar, Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee.