AA-EEO News & Highlights

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy

It continues to be the policy of Georgia State University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability.

The university’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed… more »

Federal and State Laws

Under Title VII, ADA, and the ADEA, it is illegal to discriminate in any aspect of employment including: Hiring and firing; compensation, assignment, or classification of employees; transfer, promotion, layoff, or recall; job advertisements; recruitment; testing; use of company facilities; training and apprenticeship programs; fringe benefits; pay, retirement plans, and disability leave; or… more »

Edward M. Kennedy Community Service Award

The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED) has announced that Georgia State is the recipient of The Edward M. Kennedy Community Service Award. The award is presented to an individual or organization demonstrating outstanding community service. The university has sponsored the Professional Development and Training Institute (PDTI) of AAAED for the… more »

16th Annual Women at Work: A Journey to Self & Financial Achievement

The Women at Work Series is a professional development program designed for women at Georgia State University and is sponsored by the Office of Opportunity Development–Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Training and Compliance. The goal of the Women at Work Series is to generate new knowledge for the participants, create a more informed and business savvy… more »