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UGA engineering students help Spalding Co. determine infrastructure needs
UGA engineering students are working with the Archway Partnership and Spalding Co. Community Development Director to determine the infrastructure needs and estimated cost on a possible mixed-use development and aquatics center...more
UGA-assisted small business is thriving in South Georgia
A trip to South Georgia provided a perfect opportunity for UGA President Jere W. Morehead and other top administrators to see firsthand how the Small Business Development Center is helping rural communities prosper....more
Vinson Institute collaborates with Dept. of Education on workforce development
The UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government has partnered with the Georgia Department of Education to strengthen workforce development programs in school districts throughout the state...more
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at UGA completes first major prairie planting 
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia completed its first major planting of native grasses and wildflowers as part of the Piedmont Prairie Restoration. More than 10,000 plugs grown from seed at the Garden were planted in September...more.
Clarke County first-graders visit campus through Experience UGA field trip
Experience UGA hosted 76 Timothy Road Elementary School first-grade students in September. The trip was hosted by the UGA College of Pharmacy and School of Forestry...more.
UGA to sponsor global leadership conference  
UGA's J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is a sponsor of this year's International Leadership Association's 18th Global Conference, which will be held in Atlanta Nov. 2-5. ILA is the global network for those who practice, study and teach leadership...more
PSO Student Scholars visit Skidaway to learn about the Georgia coast
The 2016-17 Public Service and Outreach Student Scholars visited the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island in September. The scholars learned about UGA's research, education and outreach efforts along Georgia's coast...more
SBDC schools vet med students in emergency preparedness 
The UGA Small Business Development Center is helping students in the College of Veterinary Medicine prepare for emergencies. The sessions teach students how to plan and work with local emergency agencies in a disaster situation...more
SBDC assists Calhoun printing company with start-up and growth
Mike Aldridge has been in the commercial printing business since graduating high school. When he began to think about running his own business with a focus on printing for the rug industry, he turned to the UGA Small Business Development Center for help...more

What's Happening 

Support Georgia oysters at November roast
Join UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant for Oyster Roast for a Reason on Nov. 5, 5-8 p.m...more
State Botanical Garden announces art competition 
Students ninth grade through college eligible for art contest at UGA...more

Upcoming events:

October 13-15, 2016
Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale
State Botanical Garden 
Athens, GA

October 22, 2016
Skidaway Marine Science Day
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant

Savannah, GA 

November 18, 2016
Development Authority Training
Vidalia, 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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