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UGA program provides leadership, entrepreneurship training for CCSD students

Clarke Central High School student Kayleigh Sims wants to be a veterinarian and open her own practice. A University of Georgia program is helping her learn the leadership, entrepreneurship and problem-solving skills she will need to be a success. Sims,… 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

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

Partnerships help Georgia businesses find trained employees and students find good jobs

What happens when there are more jobs than qualified people to fill them? That is a critical issue for many Georgia communities and one that the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government is working to address. Recent one-day… Full story

Gift to UGA will boost prairie project at State Botanical Garden

  Native prairie restorations will continue to transform a utility right-of-way at the State Botanical Garden, with support from Georgia Power. The $50,000 gift from Georgia Power will go toward the garden’s prairie project, which is creating about 10 acres… Full story

Georgia Power gift will bolster programs in underserved communities

A gift from Georgia Power will help the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development launch youth and adult leadership programs in underserved Georgia communities. Lenn Chandler, Northeast Region Vice President for Georgia Power, presented the funding to Fanning Institute Director… Full story