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Meet the 2016-17 Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars

Nineteen undergraduate students have been named Public Service and Outreach Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year. The students are part of a year-long program that provides them with a deeper understanding of PSO’s mission through meetings and outreach, helps them link these experiences with their career and  …read more »

Job posting: Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia

  The University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The University of Georgia is a land-grant and sea-grant institution located in Athens, Georgia. UGA is consistently ranked among the top 25 public  …read more »

National award celebrates UGA and statewide conservation programs

A statewide conservation alliance headquartered at the UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia has received a rare national recognition for its decades of efforts to conserve native plants. The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies presented the special award to the Department of Natural Resources  …read more »

State Botanical Garden’s Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale in October  

Add some perennial plants to your garden this October at the Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale at the University of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The annual event, one of the most anticipated horticultural events on the Athens Calendar (previously named Bluestems and  …read more »

State Botanical Garden of Georgia recognizes longtime donors for support

Alumni and longtime University of Georgia supporters Joe and Ann Frierson were hailed as Distinguished Honorees at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia’s Giving Tree tribute on Sept. 8. Richard and Cindy Moore, and Tom Wight, were recognized as Southern Magnolia honorees for their generous  …read more »

Fanning program to grow leaders in South Georgia

In August the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development launched Locate South Georgia LEADS, a program to develop a regional leadership pipeline throughout South Georgia. One of the largest regional leadership programs in Georgia, it is the result of a two-year long partnership between the  …read more »

Institute develops certificate program for Georgia government information officers

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching the state’s only local government-specific nationally recognized chief information officer certificate program for local government information officers. The Certified Government Chief Information Officer program incorporates 12 sessions covering 240 hours of study that include online moderated sessions,  …read more »