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UGA student-designed park comes to life for Hart County Archway Partnership

When Hartwell residents turned out in May to install plants at the site of a new downtown park, UGA alumna Elizabeth Crimmins was right there alongside them in the dirt. Crimmins, a student from Chattanooga who earned her Master of… Full story

UGA names Thomson-McDuffie County the state’s first Connected Resilient Community

Thomson-McDuffie County, Ga., is the inaugural recipient of UGA’s Connected Resilient Community (CRC) designation, which recognizes Georgia communities that partner with university experts to increase economic development potential. McDuffie County has been a UGA Archway Partnership community since 2017 and, in… Full story

Tour helps UGA employees better understand the university’s land-grant mission

From murals on the sides of downtown buildings to the college and career academy to a designer wedding dress shop, the influence and impact of the University of Georgia is evident in Hart County. In February, a group of UGA… Full story

Rural preservation students help Archway community develop agritourism

Creating an agritourism trail and promoting the novelty of farming to outsiders are among suggestions University of Georgia students offered Hart County after touring farms, meeting with local residents and learning about the county’s assets, including its poultry industry. Working through… Full story

Hart County career academy’s program informed by Institute of Government strategic plan

The Hart College and Career Academy, whose training mission is informed by an Institute of Government strategic plan, welcomed students Aug. 2 in a gleaming new facility in Hartwell. The academy partners the Hart County School District with Athens Technical… Full story

Hart County: Hartwell approves logo designed by Archway Partnership intern

Archway Partnership graphic design intern Jake Green worked with a committee led by Hartwell Mayor Brandon Johnson to develop a new logo for the City of Hartwell and the community. Committee members included representatives of the City, Hartwell Downtown Development… Full story

Hart County middle school students visit campus, thanks to two UGA Public Service and Outreach units

  About 20 middle school students from Hart County traveled to the University of Georgia recently to partner with a service-learning class and create documentaries about college life. The trip was planned by two units of Public Service and Outreach,… Full story