Alumni Spotlight: Levi Ohanenye
Levi, thanks again for allowing us to spotlight you and your accomplishments!
Levi, thanks again for allowing us to spotlight you and your accomplishments!
Almost 30 years after first coming to campus in Morrow, Lisa Selfe now serves as one of two dental hygienists in the Peach State’s Board of Dentistry. With a year under her belt, she aspires to make a drastic positive change in the lives of underserved,...
Dr. Eboni Dotson reflects on her extensive educational background, being a professor, and starting up her own business.
Clayton State 2005 graduate Sherita Shelby has worked at two of Atlanta’s most internationally known companies. Now, she’s stepping up to serve on her alma mater’s Alumni Board.
Continuing the Clayton State University Alumni Association’s series of spotlights on our new Alumni Board members, Dr. Cynthia Rucker joined the board on July 1, 2022.
As we continue to celebrate our newest Alumni Board members, our next focus is on Rachel Gaines.
One alumna making a huge impact is Sasha Cokuslu ’11 ’18. Sasha serves as the Study Abroad Manager in the International Programs office.
Master of Business Administration alumna Brigitte Collier ’14, along with five other alumni, recently joined the Clayton State Alumni Board of Advisers for a three-year term.
The Clayton State alumni office recently spoke with nursing alumna Lukeythia Bastardi ’06 about her career and unique path to the profession.
Nicholas Collins ’19 is a biology and chemistry teacher at Langston Hughes High School in Fulton County Schools.
Domestically, there are few alumni who live further away from Clayton State’s campus than Bob Phillips ’89.
When thinking about students leaving Clayton State University, there’s a distinction to be made between those who “drop out” and those who “stop out.”
The Clayton State alumni office recently sat down with new member of the Alumni Board of Advisers, Dr. Adrian Washington ’87, to discuss his professional path and how Clayton State University—at the time he attended, Clayton State College—helped...
As an aspiring professor focused on race and racism in the United States and Latin America, Clayton State alumnus Edlin Veras ’13 directly contributes his experience at Clayton State to the professional trajectory he is on today.
Megan Brock’s heart is in the classroom. “I love teaching. I love engaging with students. That is what I know I love to do,” says the Lecturer and Academic Coach in the Division of Academic Enhancement at the University of Georgia at Athens.
Mary Kate Chapman is a 2013 alumna of the Masters of Liberal Arts in English degree program.
From West Africa to South Atlanta, and other places all over the world, Clayton State alumnus Gideon Esuzor ’06, ’12 has devoted his life to serving others.
“I always wanted to be on TV. At least I thought I wanted to be on TV,” says Mikaela Thomas ’13, graduate of the Communication & Media Studies program at Clayton State University and current multimedia and digital content producer for WFXG...
Our newest Young Alumni Council president agreed to let us chat with her about her time here at Clayton and take a glimpse into what she has going on now.
Many Clayton State alumni have gone on to great jobs. But there are also a lot of alumni who have gone on to great careers and worked to help the next generation of Lakers land their first job.
During Alumni Weekend in October, Clayton State alumna Latoya Hubbard ’01 participated in a panel for alumni focused on planning for retirement and building wealth.
During Clayton State’s Alumni Week in October, alumna Deandra DeWalt ’13, along with three other alumni, spoke to several students in the Criminal Justice program about her professional journey and how those students could utilize a degree from...
The Clayton State University Office of Alumni Engagement recently sat down with Anthony Bentil ‘14 MBA, Manager of Strategic Projects and Analytics at Collins Aerospace in Charlotte, North Carolina, after he participated in an alumni panel for...
Ferrari. Verizon. South by Southwest (SXSW). The Super Bowl. These are just a few of the dozens of companies and events Clayton State alumna Christina Zolotova ’07 has worked with through her experiential marketing company, ZOLOTOVA.
Check out this spotlight on Alumni Spotlight on Yolanda Keys '2014.
It’s not often people are able to find a career path that is both professionally and personally enriching.
I honestly did not know anything about Clayton State. I learned about this wonderful institution because of a high school classmate who was interested in nursing program.
Clayton State University Master of Business Administration alumnus Michael Montgomery ’17 has spent his professional career in the accounting, advertising, and events management industries in the military, private sector, and higher education arena...
After researching universities in the Atlanta area, I found that Clayton State University was the perfect institution for me.
Letitia “Tish” Naghise’s educational journey began like that of most young people, and she started college right out of high school.
Driving in your car. Sometimes that is all it takes for the lightbulb to turn on that something has to change. A change for the better. A change that is lasting.
I chose to attend CSU for numerous of reasons. The most obvious reasons were the close proximity to home and the city, the slightly lower USG tuition rates, and the student to professor ratio -which made it easier for me to learn.
Meet Dantez Bennamon ’19. Active student and even more active alumnus with a degree in Business Management.
Mississippi native Andrita Brown 12’ is a proud Clayton State alumnus graduating with a BAS in Administrative Management.
As Clayton State University celebrates its 50th anniversary, one cannot look back on the impact of the institution without thinking about our professors.
Chef Jay Richardson graduated from Clayton State University in 2002, after completing the 3 degree ladder program in Information Technology.
Arguably the greatest keeper in the history of the program, Judith Chime ’11 was a huge reason for the two most successful seasons in Laker women's soccer during her four-year tenure from 2002-05.
Meet Roodgine Bray Attorney and Counselor at law. She is a Spring 2008 graduate of Clayton State and has let her experience there launch her into her very accomplished career.
While a young student at a high school located in Ecuador, Maria Gabriella Mosquera become one of 80 candidates to receive a student scholarship sponsored by the Georgia Rotary Club of which her father was a member.
When Angelita Howard ’00 stepped foot on the campus of then Clayton College and State University more than 20 years ago, she embarked on a journey that would have the greatest impact on herself and her family.
About 10 years ago, the global recession was in full swing. At the time, Robert McQueston '12 was a 20-year veteran in the hospitality and travel industry and was a sales manager for Delta Air Lines. He knew it was time to take the necessary steps...
Clayton State University alumnus Ryan Marsh ’14 has taken the skills he learned as a Laker student into the supply chain field and is quickly rising the ranks among his peers.
Purchasing Real Estate remains one of the most popular vehicles to build wealth.
Growing up on the west side of Atlanta can be a challenge.
Oscar Hopkins III ’16 remembers the day he moved to Jonesboro, Georgia from southeast Queens, New York with nothing but his clothes and his clippers with the hopes of one day being able to afford to finish the English degree he started at Medgar...
Entering its 50th year, Clayton State University has graduated over 25,000 former students and seen many of them become active alumni.
For two-time alumnus and Alumni Board member Ezekiel Jones ’13, ’15, Clayton State was always in his backyard. After finishing high school, he remembers thinking the chance to attend college so close to home was an opportunity he could not pass.
Getting into the Human Resources field can be difficult, but for Clayton State alumnus Xavier Smith ’15 started his career as a student as an intern in the Clayton State Human Resources department
Growing up the daughter and granddaughter of nurses, Clayton State alumna Claire Monroe ’15 had an interest in medicine at an early age.
A member of the new Clayton State Young Alumni Council, alumna Hiba Elhag ’11 knows the importance of being involved and giving back.
Like many students who have attended Clayton State University, Lisa Conley ’02 arrived as a nontraditional student.
Asked what it’s like to be her own boss, Clayton State alumna Meredeth Jones ’04 needed only a one-word response.
October is a time for costumes, hayrides, and pumpkin everything. It’s also a time for ghosts, monsters, and zombies. Clayton State alumnus Justin Linder ’16 wants to remind you of that, all while having a good time, with the Second Annual 5K...
Growing up an avid Atlanta sports fan, joining Atlanta United FC as the team security manager was an honor for Clayton State alumnus Scott Ashworth ’15.
For newly installed Alumni Board of Advisers President Crystal Billingslea ’11, Clayton State may not have been the first university she attended, but, as a nontraditional student, it was the perfect fit for her.
Hahnah Williams, Esq, RN ’00 always knew she wanted to become a nurse.
Being a full-time student is hard enough.
Most people spend their birthday eating cake, partying, or just relaxing at home. Not Clayton State alumna Matika Holmes ’13.
Going back to school as a non-traditional student, Lauren Huff ’05 knew she wanted to attend a college that would offer smaller class sizes.
It doesn’t take much to see how Clayton State alumna Nancy Nguyen ’13 has a passion for helping others become exposed to and understand the Vietnamese culture that has such a large impact on the community surrounding the university.
Some students enter college knowing exactly what career path they plan to take.
When I attended Clayton State, I was a Communications & Media Studies major, worked a full-time job at SunTrust bank, and completed two internships.
When your manager calls a team meeting to tell all employees their jobs are in jeopardy, many individuals would be scared or simply wait it out and hope for the best.