The Food for Thought series is held in the Career Center Conference Room (DEWEY 4-200) unless otherwise noted. All Students are welcome. These events are sponsored by the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center and Office of Alumni Relations. Questions? E-mail Michelle Marks-Hook or call 585-275-5375.JOHN CLARK ‘93, AVP of Development
Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA
I have more than 13 years of experience in the fund raising profession, half at GSU where I started as Sen. Director of Development for the College of Arts & Sciences and was promoted in March of 2011 to Associate VP for Development. The remainder of my career was spent in fund raising for the arts, including with the Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Opera, NC Dance Theater, and the NC Arts Council. In my role as AVP, I oversee the Annual Fund program, Corporate & Foundation Relations, Planned Giving, and university-wide development officers. I have my B.S. in Psychology from Unif. of Rochester, and a Masters in English Lit. from GSU.
Georgia State University is the Southeast's leading urban research institution. It is on the list of the top 100 public universities for doctoral degrees awarded. More than 250 degree programs with 100 fields of study are offered at the bachelor's, master's, specialist and doctoral levels. Students may enroll in day or evening classes and in part-time or full-time study. Location: Atlanta, Georgia Founded: 1913 Status: Public Libraries: University and Law combined holdings (volumes and micro text): 3,444,343 Degrees: 100 fields of study with 250 degree programs offered through eight colleges Enrollment: Approximately 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students as of Fall ’11. Accreditation: SACS-COC through 2018 Graduation: Total degrees conferred – 192,785; degrees conferred in FY11 – 6,737 Economic impact: More than $1.4 billion annually