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November 19, 2014
Writer: Brad McEwen, brad.mcewen@albanyherald.com Source: Albany Herald ALBANY — With the holiday shopping season in full swing, many area small businesses are hoping to reap the benefit of marketing strategies provided by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center in Albany. Click here for video According to Debbie Finney, area director of the Small Business […] more
November 14, 2014
Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Environment and Design’s landscape architecture programs were recently ranked in the top 10 in the nation by Design Intelligence magazine. The announcement was made this week in the 2015 edition of America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools. The college’s bachelor of landscape architecture program was ranked […] more
November 10, 2014
St. Simons Island, Ga. – Volunteers, including UGA students, retrieved more than 1,300 pounds of trash from a St. Simons beach following a Friday party that drew about 10,000 people prior to the Georgia-Florida football game. For the third year in a row, members of the University of Georgia’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity participated in […] more
October 31, 2014
Alex Daman, Public Service Assistant for Governmental Services and Research at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, works to address organizational issues that affect the state. One of his favorite parts of the job is traveling to communities throughout Georgia, where he gains insights into the people and needs of his home state while also […] more
October 30, 2014
Through the Archway Partnership in Candler County, students in Metter Middle School are learning how to link science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines to service learning projects. Public Service and Outreach Faculty Fellow T. J. Kopcha, assistant professor of learning design and technology in the College of Education, Archway Doctoral Assistant Lenie George, helped […] more
October 30, 2014
A Coastal Georgia protection plan, directed by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and Marine Extension Service/ Georgia Sea Grant this fall received a Superior Outreach Programming Award (SOPA), the highest honor bestowed by the National Sea Grant. The Tybee Island Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan was developed in partnership with the College of Environment […] more
October 30, 2014
The Office of Serving Learning (OSL) will receive a $300,000 subgrant to develop and implement enhanced community-based learning experiences, within academic programs, for underrepresented students. The goal is to increase engagement and sense of belonging for students from underrepresented groups, and measure the impact of service-learning and engagement on their retention and persistence toward graduation. […] more