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Experience in UGA Public Service and Outreach helped prepare alumna for pandemic recovery

Dealing with a crisis is nothing new for Sarah Jackson (BA ’11, MPA ’15), community partnerships manager at the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS). Now, with COVID-19, she’s finding her connections to UGA more helpful than ever…. Full story

SBDC helps Middle Georgia textile company get back on its feet after hurricane

MF&H Textiles is Taylor County’s largest single-point private employer with nearly 50 employees. Its 19-acre campus between Columbus and Macon was right in the path of Hurricane Irma on September 11, 2017. Irma’s gale force winds ripped off 20 percent… Full story

UGA to participate in multi-state flood watch during Hurricane Joaquin

Contact: Mark Risse, 706-202-9576, mrisse@uga.edu Athens, Ga. – As states along the East Coast anticipate heavy rainfall over the next few days, scientists from Florida to Maryland, including the University of Georgia, are partnering to gather data about the extent… Full story