J.D. Fite

Wasfia Nazreen led a group of Agnes Scott students and the college's president, Elizabeth Kiss, to the top of Stone Mountain on the outskirts of Atlanta where they enjoyed their hula hoops..

Once she stepped beyond 26,000 feet on the way to the top of Mount Everest, Wasfia Nazreen, the Bangladeshi mountain climber who graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2006, entered “the other side of fear.” More
Fourteen French-speaking journalists from West Africa are due to arrive at the University of Georgia Monday, Nov. 3, to participate in a discussion of election coverage and the role of social media in the U.S. and visit the facilities of UGA’s Grady School of Journalism. More
Japanese tractor manufacturer Kubota Manufacturing of America Inc. is expanding in Hall County, where it has its North American headquarters, spending $100 million and planning to hire 650 additional workers.  More
Fresh off the renewal of an estimated $1.1 million grant to promote the teaching of international business, a Georgia State University institute is planning to boost its outreach to the Atlanta business community through an export academy.  More
Atlanta-based Global Payments Inc. joined Caixabank, one of Spain's leading financial institutions, to sponsor an app “hackathon” Oct. 24-25 where 42 teams of developers, designers and programers competed to create new interactive mobile payments apps. More

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