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Three Georgia Center employees in the PSO spotlight for excellent service

Three employees of the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel were presented Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Awards in May. Receiving the awards were Andy Stowe, a systems administrator; Jacob Johnson, assistant catering manager; and John Lawrence, a… Full story

Georgia Center’s youth director recognized with Public Service and Outreach award

Alyssa Weyant, director of youth programs at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, was recognized with a Public Service and Outreach Spotlight Award in September. PSO Vice President Jennifer Frum surprised Weyant during a Zoom meeting. “For the… Full story

Laura Brewer is the latest PSO employee in the spotlight

The Georgia Center’s Laura Brewer is the most recent recipient of the Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Award, recognized for her work in youth academic programs hosted by the center. Brewer, director of the Office of Academic Special Programs… Full story

Georgia Center graphic designer in the Spotlight in May

Natalie Stephens, a graphic designer for the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, is the latest Public Service and Outreach staff member to receive the PSO employee Spotlight Award. PSO Vice President Jennifer Frum surprised Stephens with the award… Full story

Institute of Government employee receives PSO award for virtual programming during the pandemic

Carl Vinson Institute of Government Program Coordinator Michael Moryc is the 10th recipient of the Public Service and Outreach Spotlight Award for his work helping institute faculty transition to online programming when the COVID-19 pandemic began last year. “It’s no… Full story

PSO award goes to Fanning Institute researcher for determination, dedication and loyalty

A strategic planning meeting at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development appeared routine until UGA Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Vice President Jennifer Frum appeared on the Zoom screen and called out the latest PSO Employee Spotlight Award winner,… Full story

Georgia Center food and banquet manager is in the PSO Employee Spotlight

Katie Phillips is the latest Public Service and Outreach employee surprised with an Employee Spotlight award during a Zoom meeting. Phillips, food and beverage banquet manager at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, was nominated for the award… Full story

“Trailblazer in online learning” recognized with PSO Employee Spotlight Award

A routine Zoom meeting was anything but when Dave Lakly, a public service associate at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, was surprised with a Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Award. PSO Vice President Jennifer Frum announced the award… Full story

Marine educator awarded PSO Spotlight Award for developing virtual programming during the pandemic

Kayla Clark, a public program coordinator and educator at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, is the most recent Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight awardee. “We are so proud of your work and its impact. Both really embody… Full story

Vinson Institute faculty member awarded PSO Employee Spotlight

A routine Zoom meeting turned into a surprise celebration for John Hulsey, a faculty member in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, who was selected for the most recent Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight award. PSO Vice President Jennifer… Full story

Christina Allen-Wise wins PSO Employee Spotlight Award for work with Fanning Institute

Christina Allen-Wise, a program operations coordinator with the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, was surprised with the Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Award on February 5 during the Community Leadership Conference luncheon. Allen-Wise, who helps coordinate the CLC… Full story

SBDC employee receives PSO Employee Spotlight Award

Carolina Ramon, director of the Office of Minority Business Development for the UGA Small Business Development Center, was presented with the second Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Award on Dec. 6. Ramon was surprised with the award by PSO… Full story

First PSO Employee Spotlight Award goes to Vinson Institute event planner

Melanie Kearns, a senior event coordinator, in governmental training, education and development, at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government is the first recipient of the UGA Public Service and Outreach Employee Spotlight Award. PSO Vice President Jennifer Frum and Vinson… Full story