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Sound business practices help Athens medical practice expand into underserved areas

Dr. Ram K. and Aru Reddy are in the business of “helping people feel better when they need it the most.” Partners in an enterprise that adds urgently needed medical care to underserved communities in northeast Georgia, this husband and wife team is also steadily  …read more »

UGA launches Rain Garden app

The University of Connecticut’s free Rain Garden smartphone app now features plant, sizing and soils information for 13 states, including Georgia. EcoScapes manager Keren Giovengo collaborated with the team that expanded the tool to help promote sustainable landscaping. In addition to the numerous nationwide tools, the app  …read more »

Georgia Center to provide sign language course to Atlanta schools

From August through October, the Georgia Center for Continuing Education is conducting a 20-hour basic American Sign Language course for 14 teachers and staff members in Atlanta Public Schools. Ten training sessions are taught by Ashia James, lead ASL instructor for the Georgia Center. Most  …read more »

Middle Georgia regional leaders commissioned to implement a regional vision

After completing an eight-month leadership program, 39 participants in Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions were charged with implementing strategies to address regional issues. The final program took place at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, Ga., in early August. Fanning faculty members Louise Hill,  …read more »

Griffin-Spalding Archway Partnership kicks off

The Griffin-Spalding Archway Partnership executive committee held its first retreat at the UGA Griffin Research Garden. The retreat served as a brainstorming session during which committee members evaluated local demographic data along with information gathered during two community listening sessions held in June. Members were tasked  …read more »

Surveys show students value SBDC experience

For the past few years the UGA Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been surveying students who work in assistantships and internships, both graduate and undergraduate, to not only determine whether the SBDC offers a positive work environment, but to also determine if the students  …read more »

Mary Alice Applegate hired as Sumter County Archway Professional

The Archway Partnership, a unit of public service and outreach at the University of Georgia (UGA), is pleased to announce that Mary Alice Applegate will be the new Archway Professional in Sumter County effective September 1, 2015. In her position, Applegate will serve as liaison  …read more »