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From the positive impact we make on student's lives to our role in the community, there's no shortage of things to love about Clayton State University. So we reached out to our Laker family to find out why Clayton State is a beloved school.

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Spring 2018 | By Shennay Fowler '17

Shennay Fowler had been going about daily life until she was struck with a heart condition that instantly changer her life. It also helped her begin a journey to personal wellness and finding purpose in her career.

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That's The Way Love Goes

Spring 2018 | By Kelly Petty

Your palms get sweaty. You blush. Those little hairs on your arm stand on end. Yeah, those are the signs you may be in love. What causes us to be attracted to someone? Some professors says it's a battle of nature vs. nurture.

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Allison Higgins

Student Profile

Spring 2018 | By Alexis Prothro

Allison Higgin's '17 love of STEM came unexpectedly--a chance opportunity to participate in the International Hour of Code in her senior year of high school sparked an interest in computing. Now employed by tech giant Cisco, Higgins says Clayton State encouraged her to push for women in STEM.

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Jen Webb

Alumni Profile

Spring 2018 | By Michael Little

Jen Webb '10 gets to spend her days feeding, caring for, and even playing with the world's most popular panda trio at Zoo Atlanta. Uncertain about what she wanted to do once she graduated, Webb combined her love of animals with her interest in biology to find a career that allowed her to make a big impact on the environment.

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Margaret Thompson

Faculty Profile

Spring 2018 | By Brionna Pinkney

Dr. Margaret Thompson has spent the last decade building Clayton State's Human Resource Leadership program up to be one of the top 10 ranked master's programs in the nation. More importantly, she has created a platform for women to enter business and thrive as leaders.

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Iván Segovia

Staff Profile

Spring 2018 | By Brionna Pinkney

The child of an American mother and Venezuelan father, Iván Segovia arrived in the U.S. in 1987, and found a passion for two languages--English and music. He has since become an accomplished opera singer and has found a second home at Spivey Hall.

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Brotherly Love

Spring 2018 | By Erin Fender

Mentoring young people to give them a strong start in life is what Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta does best. So it made sense that marketing students from Clayton State would partner up to share the organization's love for happy, healthy children to the rest of the community.

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Love and Basketball

Spring 2018 | By Joshua Darling

For many, basketball is life. But for Natalie Taubert and David Viti, basketball is love - a sport that brought athletes together to form a loving, lifelong marriage.

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