COSS Graduate Student Success


 DialRob Dial (MPA Student) has been accepted to attend the Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organization at UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute. The program takes place January 7 - 12, and is an immersive program. It is a very prestigious program for nonprofit leadership and also a cooperative between UGA, Georgia State and Georgia Tech.





Akiebia Hicks (MPA Student) presentation proposal has been accepted for the Mellon-funded conference, “Sustaining Diverse and Inclusive Communities.” The conference will be held on the Queens College campus on Novermber 13-14, 2017. They offered her a travel award of $800.






GarriGarri Hovhannisyan (MA student, Psychology) has won a national award for "Best Student Paper" in the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association. Garri presented his paper at the August conference in Washington D.C. and his paper was selected as the best among those submitted by students this year.




If you have graduate student success stories to share, contact Trish Wells (