October 2015 Public Service and Outreach Newsletter
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UGA President visits SBDC-assisted business in Albany
University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead traveled to Albany, Ga., recently where he toured Innovative Senior Solutions, a home healthcare provider for seniors and individuals with disabilities...more
 Carl Vinson Institute of Government presents inaugural branding and marketing course to economic development professionals 
Branding and Marketing Strategies, the third course in the institute's economic development professionals' course series, debuted on Sept. 15 at the Savannah Civic Center...more
Twenty students named 2015-16 Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars 
Twenty undergraduate students have been named Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. The students will take part in a year-long program that will provide them with a deeper understanding of POS's mission...more.
State Botanical Garden of Georgia holds dedication ceremony for Theater in the Woods
University of Georgia administrators, members of the Athens community and donor Bob Ayers were at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia recently for the dedication of Theater in the Woods, the first component of a $5 million children's garden planned for the property...more
Candler Co. Archway Partnership helps design school garden
Archway Partnership graduate assistants from the College of Environment and Design worked with teachers, Candler Co. Extension faculty, local garden clubs and parents to create a multi-phased garden design at the Metter Pre-K-8 school...more
Public Service and Outreach Vivian H. Fisher Leadership Academy announces 2015-16 participants 
Seventeen faculty-staff leaders have been selected to participate in the University of Georgia's 2015-16 Public Service and Outreach Vivian H. Fisher Leadership Academy. Facilitated by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, the Academy is a nine-month program designed to build leadership capacity...more
College of Education holds 2015 State of Education conference at the Georgia Center
The 7th State of Education in Georgia conference was held at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education, bringing together nearly 150 educators, researchers, policymakers, elected officials, civic and business leaders and concerned citizens to learn more about the top education issues facing our state...more
Experience UGA awarded AthFest Educates grant
Experience UGA received a grant from the AthFest Educates non-profit organization to support transportation costs associated with the third grade trip to UGA, which is hosted by the Department of Theater and Film Studies...more
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant welcome 2015-16 marine education interns
Four recent college graduates have been awarded one-year marine education internships with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. Funded by Georgia Sea Grant, the interns will serve as educators for students, teachers and to the general public...more.

What's Happening 

SBDC entrepreneur highlight
Sound business planning produces runaway sales in global markets...more.

Faculty spotlight: Rosanna Rivero
PSO Faculty Fellow works to better prepare coastal Georgia for natural disasters...more.


Upcoming events:

Oct. 20, 2015
Collaborative Governance Webinar
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Athens, GA 

Oct. 22, 2015
Digital Marketing Bootcamp
Small Business Development Center
Athens, GA 

Oct. 24, 2015
Development Authority Training
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Athens, GA

Oct. 24, 2015
Skidaway Marine Science Day
UGA Marine Extension
Skidaway Island, GA

*For a full list of SBDC courses, click here.
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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