April 2015 Public Service and Outreach Newsletter
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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle praises UGA for its service to the state 
A commitment to service and having a sense of purpose is the backdrop that has made Georgia a great state, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle said Monday during his keynote speech at the 24th annual UGA Public Service and Outreach Meeting and Awards ceremony...more.
PSO recognizes six faculty members, one staff member with annual awards
The Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach recognized six faculty members and one staff member for outstanding service to the state and UGA at the 24th annual Public Service and Outreach Meeting and Awards Luncheon...more.
Georgia Trend, PSO announce 2015 Four for the Future award winners
Collaboration is key for four communities in Georgia that are rebuilding and rebranding, combining their resources and thinking long-term. These communities were recognized at the PSO Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon...more.
More than 700 students compete in annual science and engineering fair
Middle and high school students from across Georgia competed for cash awards and prizes at the 67th annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair, administered by the UGA Center for Continuing Education...more.
PSO veteran named director of Archway Partnership
Robert E. Gordon Jr., a public finance lawyer and former UGA PSO faculty member, has been named director of the Archway Partnership...more.
Vinson Institute and Georgia Sea Grant partner with law school to address environmental issues on the coast
Georgia Sea Grant has partnered with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to create the new Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program where students at the UGA School of Law will work with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions...more.
Carl Vinson Institute of Government working with Cordele leaders to plan economic growth at inland port
Institute faculty member Langford Holbrook began interviewing Cordele municipal leaders in March for the initial phase of a strategic plan that will inform local efforts to prepare the city's inland port for expected growth...more.
Clarke Country second-graders visit UGA for public health field trip
Approximately 1,100 second-grade students in the Clarke County School District visited the UGA campus April 7-10 during National Public Health Week for a field trip that introduced them to basic health principles...more.

What's Happening 

Pavilion will give UGA Aquarium visitors an outdoor place to gather
Thanks to a private gift, visitors to the UGA Marine Extension Service will soon have a pavilion...more.
Public Health Leadership Academy holds opening retreat
The Public Health Leadership Academy kicked off its first session March 18-20 at the J.W. Fanning Instittue for Leadership Development...more.

Upcoming events:

April 18-19, 2015
Food Waste and Hunger Summit
Campus Kitchens Project at UGA

May 7, 2015
Development Authority Training: Basic
Macon, Carl Vinson Institute of Government

May 8, 2015
Development Authority Training: Advanced
Macon, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
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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