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College of Education partnership praised by national organization

The Professional Development School District, a partnership between UGA College of Education and the Clarke County School District, was cited as “exemplary” by judges selecting regional winners of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award, presented by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities  …read more »

EcoScapes to celebrate National Pollinator Week with garden program in Brunswick

The EcoScapes Sustainable Landscaping program at the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, units of UGA Office of Public Service and Outreach, will celebrate National Pollinator Week this month in coastal Georgia. The EcoScapes program and its partners will host an educational  …read more »

Building a culture of health in Georgia

Imagine that every Georgian has fresh food to eat, lives on safe streets, and enjoys physical and mental well-being—no matter what their ethnicity, income or zip code. Teams from five Georgia communities participating in the University of Georgia’s Public Health Leadership Academy are imagining just  …read more »

Archway Partnership utilizes Institute of Government resources for communities

The University of Georgia Archway Partnership has worked closely in recent months with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to provide assistance in five Archway communities across Georgia. Training was held in Metter for local Downtown Development Authority Boards from Candler and Washington counties. Additional  …read more »

Clarke County 5th graders participate in youth leadership trip to Skidaway Island

Barrow C. Elementary School fifth graders ended the year with a trip to the Marine Extension Education Center on Skidaway Island. David Meyers and Brendan Leahy, faculty members at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership, accompanied the students. In addition to learning about marine biology,  …read more »

Regional leadership forum focuses on collaboration and generational differences

Augusta-area leaders gathered at the Columbia County Exhibition Center in Grovetown on May 4 for their annual regional leadership forum. This year’s focus was on collaboration, generational differences and how both relate to leadership. The one-day event was facilitated by Jenny Jordan and Emily Boness,  …read more »

2015 Small Business and its Impact on Georgia

Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Learn more about small businesses and their impact on Georgia through this SBDC publication 2015 Small Business and It’s Impact on Georgia.