Enhance the lives of future generations of Georgians and leave an enduring legacy through the Public Service and Outreach mission of the University of Georgia. Public Service and Outreach brings the knowledge and resources of the University of Georgia to all 159 counties of the state, helping to build communities, educate citizens, develop leaders, create jobs, and solve community challenges.
Removing Barriers and Opening Doors to College
EMBARK J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
Inaugural conference for the Embark Georgia Program, housed in the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
Increase college access and success for youth who have experienced foster care or homelessness by developing a network of support on campuses across the state.
Enhancing Learning through Service
PSO Student Scholars Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
PSO Scholars preparing meals at Turkeypalooza 2015
Involve students with the purpose, breadth, and depth of Public Service and Outreach through supervised service experiences in communities and help students link their career goals with service now and in the future.
Vivian Fisher Leadership Academy Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
The PSO Leadership Academy gives faculty and staff with strong leadership potential an opportunity to cultivate leadership skills while developing a deeper understanding of the scope and reach of public service and outreach at UGA.
Develop Community Leaders J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
Students interviewed subjects involved in the West Broad Market for community stories to be added to a cookbook, “West Broad: The Flavor of Athens”
Establish philanthropic support to build leadership and develop Georgia’s communities that do not have the capacity to pay for leadership training and development.
Solving Grand Challenges for Our State and World
Educate the Next Generation on Coastal Georgia UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant
World Oceans Day at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium
Enhance interactive exhibits and education dedicated to maritime forests, reptiles and amphibians native to coastal Georgia at the UGA Aquarium on Skidaway Island.
Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Provide the ideal place for children to play and learn in an environment that inspires their sense of adventure, wonder and love for nature at the Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden.
Native Plant Sponsorships State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Trillium georgianum is rare, and genetically and physically unique from other dwarf trillium. It only occurs in one place in the wild: Georgia.
Preserve native plant diversity and conserve imperiled species through research, habitat management, conservation horticulture, pollinator conservation and training the next generation of plant scientists.
Accessibility and Entry Plaza Project State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Establish a beautiful and accessible garden entrance that will allow all visitors to easily visit the garden and take part in our programs.