Georgia State adds India.Arie and Dianne Ashford as first female Artists-in-Residence

Georgia State University holds orientation for more than 150 incoming students Wednesday, June 23, 2021. Parents and students are presented with school standards and matched with student orientation leaders for group tours of the campus. Students move to campus in August. (Jenni Girtman for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

When you add a Grammy award winner and a super producer to the mix, you know you have a recipe for success.

The first female artists-in-residence are getting ready to join Georgia State’s Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII); India.Arie and Dianne Ashford. The two entertainment business titans are going to bring their experience and industry knowledge to students. Arie and Ashford will me mentoring students and giving them firsthand knowledge starting this summer through the following academic year.

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