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Lookback: Clayton State's top 10 stories for 2016

Dec 22 2016

As the year 2016 comes to a close, let’s take a look at 10 of our most popular stories featuring exception students, faculty and staff at Clayton State. We also highlight our top two videos on Youtube.

Most popular stories

#10 Champions in the Classroom

The University’s Athletics program places an emphasis on making sure its student-athletes excel in the classroom. That commitment is paying dividends.

#9 Little Family, Big Lessons

We learned about Trent Johnston, Clayton State’s Landscape Management Assistant Director, what values he shares with his families, who are one of the largest known with achondroplasia dwarfism.

#8 Millennials Vote

Clayton State Associate Professor of Political Science Joe Corrado discovered how millennials—those born between 1981 and 2000—shaped the 2016 presidential election and determined the outcome of the election.

#7 Arts/Clayton State

For a second year in a row, students from Clayton State University spent Spring semester with local nonprofit Arts Clayton creating artwork for a special month-long exhibit exploring co-existence.

#6 DREAMS: Never too old for success

Just before the 2015 fall commencement, we spoke to Dennis Sutherland, a 60-year-old Jamaican immigrant who took a difficulty, but rewarding journey toward earning his degree in Business Management from Clayton State.

#5 Clayton State University to serve local community with new primary health clinic

The University celebrated the opening of its primary health clinic in February to serve faculty, staff and students on campus.

#4 Laker Service Day encourages students to build homes and character

Campus Life encourages community service among students with a volunteer day at the beginning of the fall semester.

#3 Clayton State offers programs that include Georgia Film Academy certification

As the film industry continues to grow in Georgia, Clayton State has taken the lead to offer on-set film workers a certification program.

#2 Clayton State named Top Workplace for 5th consecutive year

Once again, the University was recognized for being a great place to work. Clayton State was ranked #15 and was one of the only higher education institutions to make the list.

#1 Out with the old, in with the new

Clayton State’s upperclassmen apartments underwent some cosmetic changes just in time for the new school year. It also got a new name—Laker Village.


Most popular videos

#3 Clayton State University - Study Abroad: Belgium and Netherlands

Business Major Tobias LeBlanc talks about his Study Abroad program to Belgium and Netherlands!

#2 Clayton State University - Laker Minute [2016 Welcome Week Recap]

Take a look at how Clayton State welcomed studnets back to campus this fall.

#1 Clayton State University - Happy Holidays!

Students close out the year and wish the Laker family a wonderful holiday.




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