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U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter gets close look at how UGA Oyster Hatchery boosts shellfish industry
Congressman Buddy Carter toured the oyster hatchery at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and met with a shellfish grower who is working with UGA to grow single oysters in an effort to diversify the coastal economy...more
Georgia celebrates small businesses
After four decades of teaching Marta Collier is making a business out of her passion for children's books by black authors, with help from the UGA Small Business Development Center...more
Engineering students work with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to help oyster farmers 
Two teams of engineering students are working with UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to design equipment that could help future oyster farmers work more efficiently and increase population...more
Fanning and Vinson institutes partner for Clarke County School District governance team training
The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government have partnered to provide leadership and governance training to more than 250 parents, teachers and community members...more
UGA Office of Service-Learning awarded grant for senior hunger efforts from AARP Foundation
The UGA Office of Service-Learning has been awarded a $50,000 grant funded by the AARP Foundation to develop program evaluations associated with Campus Kitchen at UGA's "beyond the meal" programming that can be replicated across the country...more
Financial help available for Summer Academy at UGA students
The Summer Academy at UGA program and UGA Foundation have created a fund to provide support for the Summer Academy at UGA program by offsetting the costs for children to attend the program...more.
State Road and Tollway Authority to get management training 
More than three dozen supervisors are enrolled in the State Road and Tollway Authority Management Academy, a new professional development certificate program that the Carl Vinson Institute of Government launched Feb. 22...more
Service-learning course now meeting at Center for Native Plant Studies
Every spring semester, Jim Affolter, director of research at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, teaches a three-credit, service-learning course, "Conserving Native Plants." Students are now able to meet in the classroom at the Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies...more.
Summit draws community leaders to Athens to discuss Archway
The Archway Partnership held its third annual summit at the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in February bringing representatives from nine current and former Archway communities together in Athens to share success stories, explore areas of collaboration and hear from university experts...more.
Finance and marketing assistance put tour operator on the path to rapid growth
VIP Tours President Christina Ernst is a seasoned travel agent who grew up in White County, Ga. So when the Chamber of Commerce leadership, county commissioners and local winery owners were looking at how to attract visitors to the region, they invited her to join their meeting...more

What's Happening 

UGA offers daylong conference on cybersecurity
Experts from several agencies will come together for a daylong cybersecurity conference presented by the UGA Small Business Development Center...more
PSO Student Scholars accepting applications
Apply now to be part of the 2017-18 cohort of Student Scholars. Deadline for submission is March 31...more

Upcoming events:.

March 23, 2017
Development Authority Training
Carl Vinson Institute of Government

Americus, GA 

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