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Clayton County leadership program honored at annual community leadership conference

Leadership Clayton received UGA’s 2022 Innovations in Community Leadership Award for reinvigorating adult leadership development in Clayton County. The award, presented by the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute of Leadership Development, was formally announced during the seventh annual Community Leadership Conference,… Full story

UGA virtual community leadership development conference to explore emerging trends

The University of Georgia 2022 Community Leadership Conference will focus on developing leaders with the skills to respond to changes affecting the state. The virtual conference will take place on March 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hosted by… Full story

UGA honors late judge, announces new programs at annual leadership conference

The UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development presented its 2021 Innovations in Community Leadership Award posthumously to Superior Court Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., in honor of his commitment to developing leaders and strengthening his hometown of Newton County… Full story

Walton County high school honored at Fanning Institute leadership conference

Walnut Grove High School in Loganville, Georgia, was honored by UGA with the 2020 Innovations in Community Leadership Award for its success in implementing a leadership curriculum that has led to higher graduation rates and greater student engagement. The award… Full story

Fanning Institute to host fifth annual leadership conference at UGA this week

A native of southeast Georgia, Lynda Brannen Williamson spent her life working to improve the Statesboro community as a civic leader, a legacy that continued after her passing with the creation of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation in 2014, and… Full story

Southeast Georgia organization honored at UGA leadership conference

The Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation, based in Statesboro, Georgia, received the Innovations in Community Leadership Award from UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development during its annual leadership conference in February. The foundation was recognized for its focus on developing… Full story

Fanning Institute focuses on rural leadership during annual conference

Creating a pipeline of local leaders is difficult when young adults choose to leave home for opportunities elsewhere. This has been a challenge in Oglethorpe County for many years. With help from the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development,… Full story