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Psychology

The Department of Psychology provides a point of connection for neuroscience, medicine, philosophy, public health, and gerontology, allowing the examination of a range of unique scientific inquiries. The study of psychology provides valuable knowledge about various issues and has the added benefit of sharing evidence-based, helpful information in our daily lives. 

Points of Pride 

  • 2,000 undergraduate majors 
  • 120 doctoral students 
  • 40 core faculty members 
  • 30 innovative research laboratories led by core faculty

Your gift to the Department of Psychology on Georgia State Day allows us to achieve excellence in undergraduate and graduate student education, maintain a vibrant students activities program, and/or continue conducting nationally recognized research.  

 

Another Record-Breaking Year for Georgia State Day!
Oct 08, 2021

We did it again! With the support of the entire Panther Family, we set many new records this year on Georgia State Day. More than 2,700 gifts generated over $930,000. Donors supported 258 university initiatives and unlocked 54 challenges and matching gift opportunities.




Another Record Year! More than 2,500 gifts raised.
Sep 29, 2021

Thousands of Panthers roared to celebrate Georgia State Day. Our fourth annual day of giving has raised more than $823,000 from 2,530 gifts, and we're still counting! 


Thanks to the thousands of donors who helped support Georgia State's students, colleges, programs, and centers over the last 1 day, 9 hours, and 13 minutes


As we finalize counting our gifts, we hope you will check back here to see our final count.



Image for Update: Another Record Year! More than 2,500 gifts raised.
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Staff Council Challenge
The Staff Council will match dollar for dollar up to $2,100 for all gifts made to the Staff Council Fund.
$2,100 MATCHED
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$1,500
Alan Kauffman Challenge Supporting CMII
Alan Kauffmann will contribute $1,500 to CMII once 50 gifts are made to the Creative Media Industries Institute.
50 / 50 Gifts
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$5,000
Champion for Arts & Sciences
An anonymous donor will contribute $5,000 once 200 gifts are made to any fund in the College of Arts and Sciences.
200 / 200 Gifts
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$1,500
Eric Wright Challenge in Sociology
Eric Wright will contribute $1,500 to the Sociology Student Development Fund once 50 gifts are made to any fund in the Department of Sociology.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
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Kim and Kerry Hixon Challenge
Kim and Kerry Hixon will match each gift made to the Lucille Adams Scholarship in Africana Studies dollar for dollar up to $12,000.
$12,000 MATCHED
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Susan Pritchett Challenge
Join Susan Pritchett in honoring her husband Peter M Pritchett, M.D. on Georgia State Day. Susan Pritchett will match all gifts to the Premedical Science Study Abroad Scholarship up to $10,000.
$10,000 MATCHED
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Leaderboard
University-Wide Leaderboard: Highest Amount of Dollars Received
College, school, unit or program with the highest amount of dollars raised will be shown on the leaderboard for bragging rights only.
Rank Department Raised
1 Robinson College of Business $243,267.21
2 College of Arts & Sciences $186,681.50
3 Women's Philanthropy Network $108,735.00
4 Student Success $60,192.21
5 Andrew Young School of Policy Studies $56,983.00
6 WomenLead $42,052.00
7 Perimeter College $36,044.00
8 Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing & Health Professions $35,236.00
9 School of Public Health $24,080.00
10 College of Education and Human Development $22,127.00
11 College of Law $19,191.50
12 Georgia State Athletics $18,745.00
13 College of the Arts $14,048.45
14 University Library $13,650.00
15 Honors College $13,580.00
16 Rialto Center for the Arts $5,906.00
17 Alumni Association $4,740.00
18 Institute for Biomedical Sciences $3,876.00
19 University-Wide Funds $3,455.00
20 Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange $3,250.00
21 The Graduate School $2,630.00
22 Office of International Initiatives $2,575.00
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$3,500
Rialto Challenge
Every 5 gifts in support of the Rialto will unlock $250 up to $3,500.
70 / 70 Gifts
Completed
$1,500
Baylen Scholarship Challenge
Valerie and Jim Baylen will contribute $1,500 once 50 gifts are made to the Joseph O. & Louise P. Baylen Scholarship Endowment.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
Success!
College of Arts & Sciences Dean Challenge
Dean Sara Rosen will contribute $1,500 once each member of the Board of Visitors makes a gift to the College of Arts and Sciences.
Completed
$2,000
Friends of Religious Studies Challenge
Unlock a gift to the Department of Religious Studies! Friends of the department will contribute $2,000 when 50 gifts are made to Religious Studies.
50 / 50 Gifts
Completed
$2,000
Lewis College Dean's Challenge
Dean Mo will give $2,000 to the Lewis College if 100 donors contribute to any area in the college.
100 / 100 Gifts
Completed
Leaderboard
University-Wide Leaderboard: Greatest Number of Gifts Received
College, school, unit or program with the greatest number of gifts will be shown on the leaderboard for bragging rights only.
Rank Department Gifts
1 College of Arts & Sciences 619
2 Robinson College of Business 498
3 Perimeter College 299
4 Student Success 223
5 Andrew Young School of Policy Studies 188
6 College of the Arts 145
7 WomenLead 119
8 Georgia State Athletics 99
9 College of Education and Human Development 81
10 School of Public Health 78
11 University Library 70
12 Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing & Health Professions 64
13 Honors College 59
14 College of Law 58
15 University-Wide Funds 40
16 Women's Philanthropy Network 37
17 Institute for Biomedical Sciences 31
18 Alumni Association 25
19 Rialto Center for the Arts 24
20 Office of International Initiatives 20
21 Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange 17
22 The Graduate School 9
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Most supported funds
These featured funds have received the most number of gifts.
Rank Fund Designation Gifts
1 Theatre Arts Guild 182
2 WomenLead 119
3 GSU Marching Band - Performance Travel 77
4 Panther's Food Pantry 71
5 Executive MBA 71
6 J. Mack Robinson College Of Business Scholarship Fund 65
7 Martin D. Fraser Endowed Fund for Graduate Student Travel 61
8 IEP Community Scholar Fund 60
9 Emergency Assistance Fund 57
10 Premedical Science Study Abroad Scholarship 55
11 Kevin M. Brady Premedical/Prehealth Endowed Scholarship 54
12 Andrew Altman Social Justice Scholarship 46
13 Lucille Adams Scholarship In African American Studies 45
14 Panther Athletic Club 44
15 School of Public Health 43
16 GSU Fund for Business 43
17 Panthers Immersion Programs 41
18 GSU Fund for the University Library 38
19 Biology 38
20 Women's Philanthropy Network Fund 37
21 Panther Retention Grant 37
22 Honors College Fund 35
23 GSU Fund for Law 34
24 Experimental Economics Center (ExCEN) 33
25 Collegiate Community Recovery Fund 32
26 Perimeter College Fund 31
27 Institute for Biomedical Sciences 31
28 Department of Risk Management & Insurance 30
29 Mario Bennekin Memorial Fund 30
30 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute 29
31 GSU Fund for the Andrew Young School 28
32 Communication 27
33 Social Action Alliance Scholarship 26
34 Georgia Policy Labs 25
35 GSU Fund for the Rialto 24
36 School of Accountancy 22
37 Perimeter Honors College 22
38 Dr. David B. Gracy II Graduate Assistant Endowment 22
39 Department of Computer Information Systems 21
40 CEHD Dean's Scholarship Fund 21
41 Religious Studies 20
42 CEHD Fund for Innovation and Engagement 20
43 GSU Fund For Arts And Sciences 20
44 Georgia State University Fund 20
45 Neuroscience Institute 20
46 Creative Media Industries Institute 20
47 Study Abroad Programs 20
48 Staff Council Fund 20
49 Ambrose H. Pendergrast Fellowship 17
50 Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange 17
51 Military Outreach Initiative 17
52 School of Public Health Scholarship Endowment Fund 15
53 Dean's Fund for Excellence 14
54 Occupational Therapy 13
55 School of Nursing 12
56 Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group 12
57 Geosciences 12
58 Football 12
59 Project Healthy Grandparents 11
60 Language and Literacy 11
61 Public Management and Policy 11
62 Economics Department 10
63 Department of Finance 10
64 Panther Blazer Project 10
65 Inclusive Digital Expression & Literacy (IDEAL) Fund 10
66 Music Choir 10
67 Graduate School Dean's Fund 9
68 Beach Volleyball 8
69 Global Honors Experience 8
70 Department of Management 8
71 Department of Marketing 8
72 AYS Undergraduate Scholarship Fund 8
73 Barbara Baumstark BioBus Fellowship 8
74 Spirit/Cheer 7
75 Criminal Justice Department 7
76 Theatre Enrichment Fund 7
77 Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration 7
78 CEHD Alumni Network Scholarship 7
79 Communication Sciences and Disorders Scholarship 7
80 Fund for the College of the Arts 7
81 Music Director's 7
82 Psychology 7
83 Georgia State University Physical Therapy Alumni Scholarship 7
84 The Allegro Grant Fund 7
85 Computer Science 7
86 Anthropology 7
87 Institute for Insight 7
88 Mark Becker Scholars Endowment 6
89 School of Art and Design 6
90 Baseball 6
91 Library Future Fund 6
92 CREATE Teacher Residency Program 6
93 History 6
94 School of Art and Design - Ceramics 6
95 Joseph O. And Louise P. Baylen Scholarship Endowment 5
96 Fund for the School of Film Media & Theatre 5
97 Emeriti Association Just in Time Fund 5
98 Arts & Sciences Study Abroad Scholarship Fund 5
99 Presidential Scholarship endowment 5
100 Men's Basketball 5
101 Young Alumni Endowed Scholarship 5
102 GPC Study Abroad Scholarship 5
103 Sociology Student Development Fund 5
104 English 5
105 Friends of Music Scholarship 5
106 School of Social Work 4
107 Center for Access to Justice 4
108 Sociology 4
109 Alumni Association Scholarship Quasi Endowment Fund 4
110 Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic Endowment 4
111 Political Science 4
112 Alumni Association Scholarship for U.S. Military Veterans 4
113 Humanities Research Center 4
114 Mathmatics and Statistics 4
115 Women's Tennis 4
116 Africana Studies 4
117 Women's Soccer 3
118 Department of Real Estate 3
119 Center High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) 3
120 Nutrition 3
121 Georgia Health Policy Center 3
122 Institute of International Business 3
123 Access To Excellence Scholarship 3
124 Institute of Health Administration 3
125 Center for Leadership in Disability 3
126 Men's Tennis 3
127 Gerontology Institute 3
128 Philosophy 3
129 Alumni Association Scholarship for Children of GSU Faculty and Staff 3
130 Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship 3
131 Urban Studies Institute 3
132 Center for Healthy Development 3
133 Men's Soccer 2
134 Center for Law, Health and Society 2
135 College of Law Moot Court 2
136 Film and Video Production 2
137 SPH Field Immersion Endowed Fund 2
138 Nancy Johnson Fund for Law Library Excellence 2
139 Physics and Astronomy 2
140 Law Student Trial Lawyers Association 2
141 Respiratory Therapy 2
142 Dottie Gerrity Endowed Scholarship 2
143 Computer Science Lab Fund 2
144 Law Class Gift Campaign Fund 2
145 Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora 2
146 Institute for Women Gender and Sexuality Studies 2
147 Prevent Child Abuse Georgia 2
148 Applied Linguistics & English as a Second Language 2
149 Evelyn S. Bowyer Scholarship 2
150 CEHD STEM Camp for the Deaf 2
151 Colonel Lynn B. Stull Memorial Army ROTC Endowment 1
152 Law Review 1
153 Clinical Health Informatics 1
154 Women's Athletics Excellence 1
155 Women's Basketball 1
156 Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth 1
157 Women's Golf 1
158 World Languages and Cultures 1
159 College of Law Dean's Scholarship 1
160 Softball 1
161 Physical Therapy 1
162 Library Research Award 1
163 Welch School of Art & Design Undergraduate Scholarship Fund 1
164 Court Volleyball 1
165 School Counseling Scholarship 1
166 Chemistry 1
167 Summer Accelerator Scholarship 0
168 Center for Hellenic Studies 0
169 Dental Hygiene Special Projects 0
170 Welch School of Art & Design Graduate Scholarship Fund 0
171 Girija Honkan English Text Scholarship 0
172 The Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora 0
173 Cross Country 0
174 Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic 0
175 Men's Golf 0
176 Immigration Law Clinic 0
177 Investor Advocacy Clinic 0
178 Sports Medicine 0
179 Track and Field 0
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