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UGA outreach programs help Georgia communities grow and prosper
UGA outreach programs had a $753 million impact on the state of Georgia last year, with communities benefiting from leadership training, downtown revitalization, workforce development and assistance to small businesses, among others...more
Colquitt businessman and public servant receives inaugural leadership award
Roy Reeves, a Moultrie businessman who was instrumental in the launch of the first UGA Archway Partnership, was presented with the inaugural award for Innovation in Community Leadership by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, during the institute's annual Community Leadership Conference...more
Lyndhurst grant supports downtown revitalization in northwest Georgia
For the second consecutive year, the Lyndhurst Foundation has approved a grant to support a series of downtown revitalization projects coordinated by the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government...more
Georgia Center for Continuing Education announces new weekend program for youth
A youth weekend program, Weekend Robotics Experience, offered this spring will build on the Summer Academy robotics for youth. The two-day, mini camps will be offered on three weekends in March and April...more
Animated video educates the public about the need for green infrastructure
An animated video on sustainability produced by UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and undergraduate students at the Savannah College of Art and Design may soon be in a film festival, workshop and classroom near you...more
Candler County elementary school hosts work day at new playground
Candler County citizens and local students grabbed their shovels and worked all day on Jan. 6 to plant 37 trees at the newly built Metter Elementary School playground. The finished product, the result of two years of planning between community leaders and the UGA Archway Partnership, is a vibrant outdoor classroom and pollinator garden...more.
UGA students continue improvements at Pinewoods branch of Athens Library
Service-Learning took UGA College of Environment and Design student Alexa Haines out of the studio last fall. Instead, her classroom was on a ladder with a screwdriver in hand, or down on the ground, shoveling soil into a wheelbarrow...more.
SBDC to lead pharmacy ownership workshops for national organization
The National Community Pharmacists Association has reached out to SBDC Medical Practice Management Program Director Jeff Sanford to teach the association's ownership workshops. The programs are offered in Nashville, Newark and Orlando...more.
Student works with Botanical Garden to repopulate habitat for monarch butterflies 
An area of Panola Mountain State Park is the largest site to be repopulated with native wildflowers to attract Monarch butterflies, thanks to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and graduate student Lauren Muller...more
SBDC helps Savannah BBQ joint expand 
Bryan Furman was a laser operator at the JCB manufacturing plant in Pooler when he decided to start a small BBQ business on the side. It was a rough state, but thanks to a lot of help from the community and the local SBDC, his dream came true. Today, B's Cracklin' BBQ is one of the most popular restaurants in the area...more

What's Happening 

Design a bulldog, win $2,000
UGA students are encouraged to submit design proposals for a fiberglass bulldog that will be installed in front of the Center for Continuing Education & Hotel...more

Upcoming events:.

February 21, 2017
Small Business Development Center

Augusta, GA 

For a full list of SBDC courses, click here.

Multiple dates in 2017
Georgia Certified Economic Developer Program
Carl Vinson Institute for Government

Multiple locations in Georgia

For a full list of CVIOG 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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