Alice Rabeler’s Remarks at the 6920 Conference in 2005

Dear Rotarians, You invited me to speak about what the year on the Georgia Rotary Student Program has meant to me. This is a great honour and I am grateful to be here and to have an opportunity to explain how deep an impact this Georgia year has had on my life. And yet: How […]

Linnea Haggard: Spring Break in New York

The year of 05/06, I got the great opportunity to study at the Brenau University in Georgia by a most privileged scholarship founded by Rotary in Georgia, USA. I have gotten to know the customs and the way of living in the southern part of the U.S. And I have met some wonderful people who […]

Christia Vassiliou: This is what it’s all about…

I would like to share a deeply enriching story of mine with you. It all has to do with the most valuable friendship I made earlier this year, with Mehmet Cem Ulgen. The significance of this friendship is that Cem is from Turkey and I am from Cyprus. It is to all known that the […]

M. Ali Haider: Pass on the Legacy!

FEELINGS! A simple word yet so complicated when we try to express what it means to us personally. We all have feelings. Some of us express them openly; others, just keep them within their souls. My feelings are open and this is what I feel. To some, GRSP is a mere program in a book. […]

Anne-Lise Boyer-Naar: A Tribute from a Fellow Bulldawg!

Anne-Lise Boyer-Naar was a member of the Class of 1991-92 and was selected as one of 13 students to represent GRSP and Georgia Rotary at the Rotary International Convention in Orlando; Anne-Lise speaks 5 languages. She attended the University of Georgia, majoring in media and broadcasting. Upon returning to Paris, she was selected for a […]

Ivan M. Viest, “What Being A GRSP Student Has Meant To Me.”

Ivan Viest was a member of the original Class of 1946-47. He attended Georgia Tech and became “a man without a country” when the Communists overran Czechoslovakia. He was rescued by Messrs. Will Watt, Kendall Weisiger and the Trustees. Later, he became a naturalized US citizen. Ivan has had a distinguished career as a civil […]

Nipuna Ambanpola Talks About His American Experience

Georgia Southern did a video with one of our students, now an alumni, to encourage more international students to apply and enroll at Georgia Southern. In this video Nipuna Ambanpola shares his experience of GRSP, Savannah, and the amazing people he met. “I’m forever thankful for the GRSP opportunity and to all of you to […]

Daniyal Nasir Tells Us His Experience

Red, Brown and Blue – Living the Athens Dream   I came to America with a fearful mindset; I was paranoid about how I would be received by the people of Georgia (or the south as a whole). With the divisive rhetoric often used by the politicians and political commentators of this country to describe […]

Remembering the 2014 Conclave

We love sharing memories and looking back at old photos. Check out the video from the conclave below.  Feel free to send us your favorite photos from your GRSP journey! Watch Video