Don't miss! February 23 - 24, 2018, SDSU at the International Education Fair at Expo Georgia, Pavilion 11, Booth - 11.39! At SDSU corner the visitors will learn about SDSU 2017 - 2018 year bachelor programs, scholarships and exchange visit programs in San Diego, California.
On February 9, 2018 SDSU Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Chemistry and Biochemistry department Dr. William (Bill) Tong was awarded with the honorary PhD from Tbilisi State University (TSU) within the framework of TSU 100 years anniversary. Together with other distinguished professors from TSU, Dr. Tong will chair the newly created ACS (American Chemical Society) committee at TSU to support the international accreditation process of Chemistry and Biochemistry programs.
On February 1, 2018 Dr. Halil Guven was appointed as the new Interim Dean of SDSU Georgia. Dr. Guven served as Vice Dean of SDSU Georgia since 2014. He has a wide range of experience in higher education and university administration having served as the founding President of three universities overseas.Dr. Güven is a Fulbright scholar who received his Ph.D. in 1983 from University of Houston in mechanical engineering with a focus on alternative energy and technology transfer to developing countries. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey) in 1978. During his tenure at SDSU [...]
16:00, Monday, January 29, 2018 Ilia State University (Courtyard)Cholokashvili Street Topping-out Ceremony of San Diego State University’s new academic building at Ilia State UniversityOn January 29, 16:00, San Diego State University and Ilia State University will host the topping-out ceremony of the new academic building. The event will be attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Mikheil Chkhenkeli, MCC’s Deputy Vice President Lona Stoll, ISU’s rector Giga Zedania, TSU’s rector George Sharvashidze, GTU’s Rector Archil Prangishvili, SDSU-Georgia’s Dean Ken Walsh and other distinguished guests.The four-story, 4,890 sq. meter educational institution is conveniently located close to Vake Park on [...]
SDSU Georgia student Luka Lomtadze will work as a software developer intern at Facebook Headquarters. Luka was chosen among 250,000 applicants by Facebook and was invited to work as a software developer at Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Silicon Valley this summer. He is the first student from SDSU to earn a position in the social media giant's internship program.Luka is a junior in the SDSU Georgia Computer Engineering program. Currently he is spending an exchange year at SDSU’s main Campus in California. This opportunity is provided to SDSU Georgia students on an annual basis. Luka decided to apply for [...]
SDSU Georgia is organizing a one-day STEM Academy for prospective students interested in Chemistry-Biochemistry. Through presentations, discussions and practical exercises, you will have multiple opportunities to learn from and with SDSU faculty/administrators and your fellow students. The STEM Academy will be held on November 18, 2017 at Tech Park in cooperation with Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA). The lectures at the STEM Academy will be delivered by distinguished faculty from San Diego State University in English language. All participants will be awarded with, a special certificate from San Diego State University. All expenses connected to the STEM Academy are covered by SDSU [...]
On October 5, 6 and 7, SDSU Georgia held series of seminars - STEM academy for 12th graders interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math fields in three cities Batumi, Kutaisi and Zugdidi throughout Georgia. STEM Academy is designed to raise students' awareness and knowledge on STEM subjects and prepare them for success in the university studies. Within STEM Academy professors from the US, San Diego State University delivered lectures to the students. Participants learned about the latest findings and achievements in the field of chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics and engineering, as well as the US Higher Education System, the importance of international accreditation and [...]
On September 11, San Diego State University in Georgia hosted its official Convocation Ceremony to mark the start of the new academic year and accept new students to its programs. The event was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Vice Prime Minister – Aleksandre Jejelava, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia – Ian C. Kelly, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Deputy Regional Vice President – Fatema Sumar, and MCA Georgia’s CEO – Magda Magradze. San Diego State University Provost Chukuka Enwemeka and a delegation of SDSU Deans were special guests of the event. The PROVOST addressed freshmen and congratulated [...]
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On February 23, Google Hash Code programming competition, takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia with cooperation of San Diego State University – Georgia, Georgian Technical University and Beeline. Giga Vashakidze, freshman of San Diego State University - Georgia, is the hub organizer. Google Hash Code is a team-based programming competition organized by Google for students and industry professionals. Google offers a real-life engineering problem to solve in real time. This year, 250 hubs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa were established. Teams from Georgia will able to join at SDSU-G hub. Hubs are a fun way for participants living in [...]
სამოქალაქო ინჟინერია სამოქალაქო ინჟინერია სწრაფად მზარდი პროფესიაა, შესანიშნავი კარიერული შესაძლებლობებით. სან დიეგოს სახელმწიფო უნივერსიტეტის სამოქალაქო ინჟინერიის პროგრამა მრავალფეროვანი, საინტერესო, გამოწვევებით აღსავსე და მოქნილია. ინჟინერის სამუშაო უმთავრესად ინტელექტუალური, ცვალებადი და ნაკლებად რუტინულია, ამიტომაც, SDSU-ს პროგრამა საქართველოში ფოკუსირდება ზუსტ მეცნიერებებზე, მათემატიკასა და ინჟინერიაზე. პროგრამა მოიცავს სოციალურ და ჰუმანიტარულ მიმართულებებსაც, რადგან სამოქალაქო ინჟინერიის კურსდამთავრებულებმა უნდა შეძლონ საკუთარი გადაწყვეტილებების სოციალური და ეკონომიკური შედეგების გათვალისწინება. კარიერული შესაძლებლობები სამოქალაქო ინჟინერიის კურსდამთავრებულთათვის სხვა სფეროებთან ერთად შესაძლო კარიერული განვითარება გარემოს დაცვის და ტრანსპორტირების სფეროებში მოიაზრება. ამ დარგის სპეციალისტები ფართოდ მოთხოვნადია როგორც კერძო, ისე საჯარო სექტორებში, რომლებსაც სამოქალაქო ინჟინრების ახალი, კარგად მომზადებული თაობა ესაჭიროება. ჩვენი პროგრამები დაგეგმილია ისე, რომ [...]
San Diego State University in Georgia (SDSU) announced the launch of the Public – Private Partnership fund (PPF) at an event held in Marriott Tbilisi Hotel on Wednesday. The newly established Public Private Partnership (PPP) Fund has as its major goal to offer financial resources and American degree programs that are affordable for talented, successful, socially deprived young people through scholarships. The aim of the fund is also to use the financial resources gained from the public private partnerships for the development of students’ innovative projects and studies. Georgian students will also have the chance to participate in exchange visits [...]
San Diego State University Georgia held its first Convocation Ceremony on September 27. The event took place at the National Parliamentary Library and it was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Mr. Alexander Aleksandre Jejelava, H.E. Ian C. Kelly – US Ambassador to Georgia, Dr. Nancy Lee – Deputy Chief Executive Officer, MCC, Magda Magradze - CEO, MCA Georgia. Special delegation of the American professors from SDSU visited Georgia to greet and congratulate the new students. 127 students, among them 55 girls, were enrolled at San Diego State University Bachelor Programs in Georgia, in 2016. The [...]
The 48th International Chemistry Olympiad 2016 will be hosted by Tbilisi this year. The Olympiad will be held from 23rd of July until 1st of August, attended by student delegations from up to 80 countries. IChO is the biggest, most famous international event among chemistry Olympiads. The organizational team is actively preparing for IChO-48. Georgian Ministry of Education and Science is cooperating with Ministries of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Internal Affairs and the Department of Tourism. Foreign participants and guests will be hosted by local students, who will serve as guides during the event. The schedule [...]
Tbilisi State University hosted a summer school – “Georgia: International Security and Conflict Resolution” for San Diego State University students. This is the second time the summer school takes place in Georgia. This year 22 students from the USA participated in the event organized by TSU Conflictology Institute. The American students will attend lectures of TSU professors, as well as experts, working in the conflict resolution and security fields. The topics of the lectures are: Georgia and regional politics; human rights in Georgia; Georgia’s relations with Russia, EU and the USA; energy independence of Georgia, etc. Apart from the academic [...]
Blog by Kesi Katsitadze, SDSU Georgia student When I learned about the upcoming visit of the US Secretary of State John Kerry to Georgia, I couldn’t imagine that I would have a chance to meet and talk to him in person. This opportunity was granted to me as I am a student of San Diego State University - Georgia. After the official meetings, at the end of the day, the Secretary met six young Georgian entrepreneurs, and I was among them. The meeting was informal, accompanied with Georgian traditional food and wine. Mr. Secretary made a toast and wished good [...]
June 10, 2016 was not a typical school day for Nino Grigalashvili, the San Diego State University Georgia’s student. Nino got up earlier than usual that morning, dressed up formally, printed out more than 40 copies of her resume and appeared at hotel Radisson Blu Iveria exactly at 2 pm with one aim in her mind – to meet and present her skills to as many companies working in her field as possible. “Even though I have been working for Educare Georgia, and have had experience of a job interview, still I was a bit worried, I have never ever [...]
San Diego State University Georgia organized its first annual Internship Fair for its students. More than 40 companies attended the fair and met with SDSU G students studying STEM fields. Students had a chance to meet their future employers, gather information about their sectors of interest, set up further meetings and interships. About 40% of the students found summer job/internships at the Fair. Since 2015 San Diego State University Georgia, with its partners, offers the US BS degree programs in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences and Chemistry/Biochemisty. SDSU Georgia accepted a unique group of students – youngsters [...]
On June 10, at 14:00 pm the Vice Prime Minister of Georgia/Minister of Energy of Georgia, Kakha Kaladze, the Executive Director of Millennium Challenge Account, Magrda Maghradze, and the Dean of San Diego State University – Georgia, Ken Walsh, signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the hotel Radisson in Tbilisi. Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was also signed by the largest companies in energy industry in Georgia: JSC Electricity System Commercial Operator, JSC Georgian State Electrosystem, Energotrans Ltd., JSC Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation, and JSC ENERGO-PRO Georgia. The MOU aims at creating a cooperation platform for the largest energy companies [...]
San Diego State University in the United States in collaboration with Tbilisi State University, Georgian Technical University and Illia State University has started undergraduate programs in engineering and natural sciences (STEM) since 2014. General Education is one of the main components of the university curriculum. San Diego State University professor Eniko Csomay, the head of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages department, visited Georgia to strengthen the component of general education for SDSU – Georgia students. She will select a group of Georgian professors who will be trained in general education in the United States. Professor Csomay talked with Liberali about [...]