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40 under 40 Awards Ceremony & Reception

Alumni Association, University-Wide

Academic Initiative

Groups Served
Other

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
McKenzie, Mallory
mmckenzie@gsu.edu
615-630-4060

Address
60 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

Building

Campus
Atlanta, Buckhead

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

Through a formal nomination and selection process, the Georgia State University Alumni Association honors, recognizes and celebrates the most influential graduates who represent Georgia State. This award program is university-wide and intentionally honors oustanding alumni from a variety of colleges/discpilines, backgrounds (race & gender) and industries.

Benefits

This program recognizes and brings together a network of outstanding young alumni who are making a difference in their industries and communities. Each honoree is recognized by President Becker alongside fellow award recipients at a formal awards ceremony. Benefits of this program include the prestige surrounding the recognition, as well as invitations to exclusive events for 40 under 40 Honorees and nominees.

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Ability/Disability, First Generation, Gender, Military/Veteran Status, Political Ideology, Race/Ethnicity, Sexual Orientation

Race/Ethnic Group
Does not provide racial/ethnic minority group specialized programming

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
09/01/2017

Number Served
101-500

Notable Alumni

Kirk Brown
YT Bell
Heval Kelli
Alaina Percival
Wil Lutz

Research Components and Activities

Not Applicable

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Networking Events

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

Alumni highlights on social media, recognition during a formal awards program

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Not Applicable

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Creation of social media content to highlight honorees and their personal/professional journeys.

Evaluation Methods

program survey(s)

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
09/01/2017

Number Served
101-500

Notable Alumni

Kirk Brown
YT Bell
Heval Kelli
Alaina Percival
Wil Lutz

Research Components and Activities

Not Applicable

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Networking Events

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

Alumni highlights on social media, recognition during a formal awards program

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Not Applicable

Participant Empowerment

Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders)

Mentoring Components

Mentoring is not used in our program

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Creation of social media content to highlight honorees and their personal/professional journeys.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

program survey(s)

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance