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UGA helped Team Clermont stay afloat after COVID-19 shut down live music venues and banned large gatherings

Nelson Wells has been promoting musical releases and musicians in Athens and beyond since 1997. When the pandemic hit, it threatened to shut his business down as well. “People stopped spending money and activities in general just froze,” said Wells,… Full story

UGA Archway helps launch high school welding program to build local workforce

Students at Thomson High School now have an on-site training program designed to help them prepare for available jobs when they graduate and meet a growing workforce need in the community. Twenty-seven students already have enrolled in the new welding… Full story

Georgia’s exports up significantly thanks to UGA

The University of Georgia’s Small Business Development Center opened doors to the world for Carl Hazenberg and his company, Everlast Synthetic Products. Full story

Second-year Lyndhurst grant to support Downtown Renaissance Partnership

For the second consecutive year, the Lyndhurst Foundation has approved a grant to support a series of downtown revitalization projects coordinated by the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government. The foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to strengthening metro Chattanooga’s economy, is… Full story

Public Service and Outreach Day of Service set for Nov. 20

Every day Public Service and Outreach faculty and staff work hard throughout the state, helping to create jobs, develop leaders and address critical issues in Georgia’s communities. The impacts are real. In the past year, the Small Business Development Center… Full story