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UGA gets federal grant to help communities advance economic development

A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow UGA Public Service and Outreach units to equip rural Georgia communities with the tools, resources and knowledge to chart a strategy for economic recovery and long-term resiliency. UGA Public Service… Full story

In 2015, Pulaski County’s hospital faced bankruptcy. Then UGA stepped in.

Without assistance from the University of Georgia, Taylor Regional Hospital in Hawkinsville might have closed six years ago. Instead, earlier this month, community leaders broke ground on a project to include emergency room expansion, a new lobby and state of… Full story

UGA launches workshop, seed grant program to increase faculty research in rural Georgia

A new program at the University of Georgia will connect academic faculty who want to do research in parts of rural Georgia with existing UGA Public Service and Outreach and Extension networks throughout the state. Twenty academic faculty members, representing… Full story