August 2015 Public Service and Outreach Newsletter
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SBDC report shows impact of small businesses on Georgia
Entrepreneurial ventures provide hundreds of thousands of jobs in Georgia for both business owners and employees. Learn more about small businesses and their impact on the state in this 2015 SBDC publication...more
USDA under secretary gets a good look at UGA's programs to address food insecurity 
About 1.8 million Georgians depend on government assistance to feed their families. Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture under secretary for food, nutrition and consumer services visited Athens to see how UGA is working within the community...more.
Fanning Institute provides programs for youth that can help pave way to success
Rafael Caycho looked up to his older siser. When she attended a weeklong summer camp at UGA for high school students, he saw her return confident in her leadership abilities...more
The Pulaski Archway Partnership visits campus with its youth leadership program
The basketball courts at the Ramsey Student Recreation Center turned into a championship arena in July when 50 teenagers from the Pulaski LIFE League came to UGA to play the final games of their season...more.
UGA graduate students awarded Knauss Fellowships 
Laura Early, Jennafer Malek and Yuntao Wang have been awarded the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, sponsored by the National Sea Grant College Program...more
Institute of Government facilitates exchange program between Athens and Seoul
Building on UGA's longstanding foreign outreach mission, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government brought together leaders of two university communities this summer to inaugurate a new economic and educational exchange program...more.
UGA Marine Extension, Georgia Sea Grant featured in GPB Eco Sense TV series
Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education interns and other UGA Aquarium faculty and staff are featured in a recent episode of Georgia Public Broadcasting's Eco Sense TV series focused on the next generation of environmentalists...more

What's Happening 

UGA Summer Academy is a popular option for older children
From aviation to creative writing, the UGA Summer Academy is clearly meeting a need in the community...more.

Georgia teachers attend training at State Botanical Garden
Sixteen Georgia teachers attended a five-day professional development workshop at the Stte Botanical Garden June 8-12...more.

Taking UGA Beyond the Arch for a Better Georgia
Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
Treanor House | 1234 S. Lumpkin St. | University of Georgia | Athens, GA 30602
Phone: (706) 542-6167 | Fax: (706) 542-6124
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