The Newsletter of the Facilities Management Services Division

Welcome from the Facilitator Newsletter

With over 32,000 students, Georgia State University is the largest institution of higher education in the metro area. Unlike other traditional campuses, GSU is located in an intense urban environment and embedded into the fabric of downtown Atlanta. It is also one of the most diverse campuses and has become a choice destination to many students.

The primary objective of Facilities Management is to support the teaching, research and public service mission of the University. With over 8 million sq. ft. of space inside 50 major buildings located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, it is definitely a challenge to plan, design, construct, renovate, maintain and clean these buildings. But it provides an opportunity to showcase our facilities to the millions of people who visit the downtown area every year.

I would like to say a heart-felt thank you to all of our employees for their outstanding efforts in keeping our students, faculty, staff and visitors safe and comfortable and for maintaining a clean campus. I also want to thank everyone who worked hard in resurrecting this newsletter.

Remember, we are at a special place, at a special time, making a positive difference.
With best wishes,
Ramesh Vakamudi