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UGA offers COVID-19 resources throughout Georgia

From helping local governments navigate their changing financials to providing online assistance to small businesses in applying for federal loans to providing meals for food insecure Georgians, University of Georgia’s Public Service and Outreach is working throughout the state to… Full story

Governor closes 2016 Biennial Institute with praise for Georgia’s economic growth

  Georgia remains a national leader in job creation and economic development because of infrastructure improvements the General Assembly supported, Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers at the 30th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators Tuesday. Deal addressed legislators on the third… Full story

USAID finalizes major technology support contract with Carl Vinson Institute of Government

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s Information Technology Outreach Services division finalized a major contract with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to continue hosting an international humanitarian aid data repository. Under the $1.3 million contract, the institute will… Full story

Atlanta citizen advisers to enhance governance skills through new program

The UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government will administer a 10-month Community Leadership Institute for citizens serving on Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs) under a contract with the City of Atlanta. NPUs are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to… Full story

New UGA economic development certificate program draws a crowd

  Georgia’s economic development professionals no longer have to travel out of state to become certified in economic development. Thanks to the University of Georgia, that training is available right here. “This is exactly what we’ve been needing,” said Illya… Full story