Wednesday, June 22 marks one year since the College of Law relocated from the Urban Life Building on Decatur Street to an award-winning, state-of-the-art structure at 85 Park Place in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Since the move, the college has garnered a litany of achievements,… more »
On June 14, the South Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America awarded McCarthy Building Companies Inc. for its work on 85 Park Place, the new home of Georgia State University College of Law. The company received a Project Achievement Award in the Public Building-New Construction category.
Starting Friday, April 22, and continuing through 5 p.m. Thursday, May 12, the College of Law’s building, 85 Park Place, will be closed for final exams to the general public and students not registered in a College of Law course.
During this time, Georgia State faculty and staff will be able to access the building… more »
AFTER YEARS OF DREAMING AND WORKING to build 85 Park Place, we can finally say well done and welcome home. With the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 8, we officially opened this new, state-of-the-art facility.
As we settle into our new home, we would be remiss not to take a moment and say thanks. Thank… more »
When Naiyareh Karimimanesh (J.D. ’05) returned to Atlanta for law school, she eschewed living in middle class neighborhoods in favor of a more urban one, telling her father, “Dad, these are the people I want to defend. These are my people.”
Part of Naiyareh’s charm was her enthusiasm for life. “On her first attempt [for… more »
For faculty and students alike, the new building is transforming teaching and learning at the College of Law. A quick review of the deficits in the Urban Life Building elucidates the underpinnings of this transformation. Cramped classrooms interspersed with structural columns, little or no natural light and uncomfortable fixed seating were obviously not conducive to… more »
“For we see in this building the opportunity to lead reform in legal education, to modernize student learning, to attract the best of this new generation, to foster extensive community collaboration, be a catalyst for change and redefine the modern urban campus.” — Dean Steven J. Kaminshine
At the ribbon-cutting for 85 Park Place, I stood… more »