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Governor closes 2106 Biennial Institute with praise for Georgia's economic growth
Georgia remains a national leader in job creation and economic development because of infrastructure improvements the General Assembly supported, Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers at the 30th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, coordinated by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government...more
More employees log more hours in second Public Service and Outreach Day of Service 
More than 225 University of Georgia employees fanned out across Athens-Clarke County, contributing more than 550 total hours of service to nonprofit organizations during the Public Service and Outreach second annual Day of Service...more
Three-year contract extends Institute of Government assistance to USAID 
The UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government's Information Technology Outreach Services division will work with USAID to continue hosting an international humanitarian aid data repository...more
Georgia seafood is safe, thanks to the University of Georgia
No matter where you get seafood in Georgia, you can be sure that it's been handled safely from the dock to the table. That's because UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant provides government-mandated training to everyone in the seafood industry in Georgia, to keep consumers from getting sick...more
Students working with Archway Partnership design concept for Tennille streetscape in Washington Co.
UGA students produced a design concept for the streetscape project that the City of Tennille will use to revitalize its downtown. Students from the College of Environment and Design have been working on the project since June...more.
South Georgia regional leadership program plans for transportation improvements
Locate South Georgia LEADS, a regional effort to develop the leadership pipeline in southwest Georgia, has begun to formulate ideas and plans to improve regional transportation. This regional effort grew out of outreach through GeorgiaLEADS, a partnership between the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce...more
Campus Kitchen at UGA partners with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia 
The Campus Kitchen at UGA applied to become an official partner agency of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, which will enable the student-led group to shop at the Food Bank for food to use in their meal distribution efforts...more.
Improved understanding of financials helps Atlanta aviation company soar
When Dan and Sean Casey began looking for a location for their aviation parts company, they could have opened it anywhere. Instead, they chose to land in metro Atlanta. Once the business began to grow, they turned to the UGA Small Business Development Center for help...more

What's Happening 

PSO announces Facilitation Academy 
Twenty-four UGA faculty and staff have been selected to participate in inaugural class...more

Upcoming events:

January 18, 2017
Native Plant Symposium
State Botanical Garden 

Athens, GA

For a full list of garden events, click here.

January 27, 2017
Small Business Development Center

Athens, 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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