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UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium hosts PSO student scholars

The 2016-17 Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Student Scholars visited the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island in late September. The PSO Student Scholar program is intended to provide students with a deeper understanding of PSO’s purpose, breadth, and depth through supervised service  …read more »

SBDC assists Calhoun printing company with start-up and growth

Mike Aldridge went into commercial printing in the Atlanta area just a year out of high school. After a career in the industry, he began to think about running his own business his way with a focus on printing for the rug trade. “I had  …read more »

SBDC schools vet med students in emergency preparedness

  Dr. Joanna Davis wishes she had the chance to talk to firefighters, police officers and first responders when she was a University of Georgia student two decades ago. The veterinarian, who has responded to disasters and animal disease emergencies in the U.S. and abroad,  …read more »

Georgia legislators learn about UGA’s impact on the coast

Faculty at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography (SKIO), UGA Marine Institute and the Department of Marine Sciences collaborated to educate 40 federal legislative staffers about the university’s involvement along Georgia’s coast. The focus of the retreat was to highlight  …read more »

UGA to sponsor global leadership conference

UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is a sponsor of this year’s International Leadership Association’s 18th Global Conference, which will be held in Atlanta, Nov. 2-5. ILA is the global network for those who practice, study and teach leadership. More than 1,200 people from  …read more »

UGA’s State Botanical Garden completes first major prairie planting

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia completed its first major planting of native grasses and wildflowers as part of the Piedmont Prairie Restoration. In September, more than 10,000 plugs grown from seed at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies at the State Botanical  …read more »

UGA-assisted small business is thriving in South Georgia

A trip to South Georgia provided a perfect opportunity for UGA President Jere W. Morehead to see firsthand how the Small Business Development Center is helping rural communities prosper. Carroll’s Sausage and Meats owner Hugh Hardy Jr. gave Morehead a tour of his processing plant  …read more »