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New faculty at UGA see the state from the mountains to the coast
Starting with a lesson on the growing agritourism industry at Jaemor Farms near Gainesville, Ga., to hearing about the state's first oyster hatchery at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant in Savannah, Ga., 36 new faculty from 13 schools and colleges saw the economic engines that drive the state during the 2016 New Faculty Tour...more.
UGA launches "Blue and You," bringing police and local youths together to address potentially divisive issues 
In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, the University of Georgia is launching a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before the escalate into violence. The program was initiated through the UGA School of Public and International Affairs and developed by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development...more
Need that umbrella? Check the WeatherStem stations at UGA
UGA students and the general public will benefit from new technology installed at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia and UGA's main campus that provides real time weather data and early warnings for severe weather. The stations, donated by WeatherStem CEO Edward Mansouri, were installed in early August...more
UGA program helps small companies learn how to export goods
Thanks  to the University of Georgia, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the United States. The company, which manufactures steel tubing and chrome plated bars for mining and construction equipment, began shipping its wares to Chile in 2009 after managers took a course called ExportUGA through the UGA Small Business Development Center...more.
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager Program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certifed Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia. CPM is a 26-day program that engages participants in 300 hours of study focusing on areas such as self-awareness, collaboration and process improvement...more
Campus Kitchen at UGA's "Dining at Denney" goes to the farmers market **waiting on new photo
In July, the Campus Kitchen at UGA hosted its first summer meal at the Jessie B. Denney Tower, a unit of the Athens Housing Authority, specifically for low-income adults over the age of 60. The evening's program provided information to connect residents to Athens' farmers markets...more.
Stakeholders meet to discuss black gill
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant and UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography hosted a meeting for stakeholders to present the latest research and other information on black gill in Georgia and South Carolina shrimp. Black gill is a condition caused by a microscopic parasite that many shrimpers believe is responsible for their reduced harvest in recent years...more
Hart County: Hartwell approves logo designed by Archway Partnership intern
Archway Partnership graphic design intern Jake Green worked with a committee led by Hartwell Mayor Brandon Johnson to develop a new logo for the City of Hartwell and the community...more
UGA leaves lasting impression on LIFE League students
The Archway Partnership and the University's Office of Institutional Diversity worked with a wide variety of university partners to open the doors of UGA to nearly 50 students from rural communities in central Georiga through the LIFE League program...more
Summer Academy at UGA wraps up
The Summer Academy at UGA is a series of educational specialty camps coordinated by the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and taught by UGA faculty, staff, students and other professionals. Over the course of June and July, 710 students ages 11-17 attended 40 different camps on a wide range of topics...more
Financial projections expand and support a Savannah tradition
By all accounts, the Gretchen Greene School of Dance is a Savannah tradition. Founded in 1969 by a Savannah native who danced as a Radio City Music Hall Rockette, the school now teaches the children and grandchildren of many an aspiring young ballerina and tap dancer who first graced its studios. When the needs for expansion arose, founders turned to the UGA Small Business Development Center for help...more

What's Happening 

Public service employees set new record for giving
The Public Service and Outreach faculty, staff and retirees set a new record for giving to the UGA in fiscal year 2016...more


Upcoming events:

August 23, 2016
Sunflower Concert: Five Eight
State Botanical Garden of Georgia 

Athens, GA 

September 13, 2016
Management Development Program
Carl Vinson Institute of Government

Fayetteville, GA

September 16, 2016
Development Authority Training
Moultrie, 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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