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Input Needed For The Distinguished Speakers Series

The Distinguished Speakers Series engages students and university members in relevant, thought-provoking discussions of a diverse range of issues which impact lives and communities. Each year, the Speakers Series brings prominent activists, artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, environmentalists and other leading thinkers on campus to share their compelling stories and visionary ideas.

These high-profile speakers offer innovative learning experiences in the form of new concepts, diverse opinions, interesting insights and unusual perspectives that enhance awareness, encourage solutions and enhance student success and global competency. Question and answer sessions at events stimulate critical thinking and allow the free exchange of ideas.…more>>

Rental Request

Need snacks for an event? Spotlight Programs Board is proud to offer equipment rentals for popcorn, cotton candy, and new snow cone machines! This is a great way to encourage students to attend programs and adds a bit of fun in the process!

Rentals are $50 per day. Concession supplies are available for an additional charge. The rental form on Panthers Involvement Network (PIN) includes further rules and pricing details. The application requires the organization’s name, event date, time and location, a brief description of the event, and payment type.

For any questions or concerns, contact Spotlight Programs Board.

RENTAL REQUEST: Need snacks for an event? Make your own!


Get InvolvedGet Involved
Spotlight Programs Board offers a few different ways for you to get involved! There are three different types of memberships within Spotlight: volunteers, committees, and the Executive Board.
Panther FamilyResizedSpotlight Committees
The Spotlight Programs Board is composed of nine active programming committees and the student-run Cinefest Film Theater, all of which work toward the continual fulfillment of our mission statement.
CinefestCinefest Film Theater
Cinefest is the student-run movie theater. In operation since 1991, Cinefest screens a wide variety of films for the community including cult classics, foreign films, documentaries, independent films and Atlanta premieres.

Experience Spotlight


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    Free snacks and infused water at Get Ready for Finals! Art Gallery at 12!! @ Georgia State…

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    Do you have a super awesome amazing event idea for the upcoming school year? If so, WE NEED YOU!…

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    RIGHT NOW! ROUND TWO! If you missed the first one, here’s your chance. CALLING ALL PROFESSIONS!…

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    Right now!

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    We are doing headshots at Urban Life Plaza outside the Urban Life building!

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    Come out to Hurt Park for PROWL! Check In by Sparks Hall!

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    STARTING NOW! @ GSU Hurt Park

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    Shuttles arrive at 5:30 at Citizens Trust Bank & Student Center East. The final shuttles will…

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