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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

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant help coastal communities lower flood insurance rates

When Hurricane Matthew hit the Georgia coast last year, it left 18 inches of standing water in the garage of Deb Baber’s Tybee Island home. And it reaffirmed the decision she made two years ago to elevate her house, protecting… Full story

Fanning Institute helps girls prepare for college, find scholarships

A college education once seemed out of reach for Geniquiya Meredith. She heard about the crippling costs to attend even a state-supported school. There was no one at home to help her navigate the complicated federal application for student loans…. Full story

Meet the 2016-17 Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars

Nineteen undergraduate students have been named Public Service and Outreach Scholars for the 2016-17 academic year. The students are part of a year-long program that provides them with a deeper understanding of PSO’s mission through meetings and outreach, helps them link these… Full story