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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


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.

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

Boy at Botanical Garden

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.


Anne Moser

Anne Moser
Senior Director of Development

Johnathan Barrett

Johnathon Barrett
Director of Development

Shirley Allen

Shirley Allen
Associate Director of Development

kathryn mchugh

Kathryn (Reeves) McHugh
Development Coordinator

Kirsten Cochran

Kirsten Cochran
Grants Development Specialist

Kimberly Futrell

Kimberly Futrell
Donor Relations Coordinator, State Botanical Garden of Georgia

clarissa hobbs

Clarissa Hobbs
Development Associate

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