Event Details

APSCU Georgia Lobby Day 

 Start 3/20/13 10:00 AM  
 End 3/20/13 03:00 PM 
 Location Georgia State Capitol  
 City, State Atlanta, GA 

Join APSCU in Atlanta for our inaugural Georgia Lobby Day on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. The day at the State Capitol will begin at 10 AM and include a luncheon with legislative speakers. Making contact with policy makers is the best way to spread the positive message that private sector colleges and universities and more importantly, their students, have to share. It is our goal to have a sizable contingent of administrators, students, faculty and employers at the Capitol to show the strength and diversity of our sector.

Special thanks to Pearson for providing generous support to make this day possible.

10:00 am Meet at the Georgia State Capitol
Meet in front of Room 230

10:00 am – 11:00 am Reading of Proclamation Recognizing Georgia Private Sector Colleges and Universities
Senate and House Chambers

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Welcoming Remarks and Lobby Day Briefing
Georgia Capitol Room 230

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch and Legislative Speakers
Georgia Capitol Room 230

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Legislative Meetings
Georgia Capitol


From the South:

Take I-75/85 North to Exit 245 (Capitol Avenue).
At the bottom of the exit ramp, continue straight through the stop sign.
At the first traffic light, turn left onto Hank Aaron Drive.
The Capitol will be approximately one mile down on the left.

From the North:

Take I-75/85 South to Exit 248A (Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive).
Bear right onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.
The Capitol will be on the left.

From the East:

Take I-20 West to Exit 58A (Capitol Avenue).
Turn right on Capitol Avenue.
The Capitol will be approximately one mile down on the left.

From the West:

Take I-20 East to Exit 56B (Windsor St./Spring St./Stadium).
At the third light, turn left onto Central Avenue.
Go to Mitchell Street and turn right.
The Capitol will be two blocks down on the left.

Public parking is available in several locations surrounding the Capitol. Fees vary, but are generally less than ten dollars for the entire day. Certain lots may be closed due to the Legislative session.

The following lots are always open to the public if spaces are available:
• Steve Polk Plaza Parking
• A surface lot located on the north side of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, a block west of the Capitol
• Underground Parking: A parking garage located on the north side of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, two blocks west of the Capitol


Please contact Brian Newman at 202-336-6807 or brian.newman@apscu.org.



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