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UGA alumna can expect an exciting first year as State Botanical Garden director
Jennifer M. Cruse-Sanders, vice president for science and conservation at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, has been named director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, effective Feb. 15, 2017...more
Help for small business has big impact
The most recent data from the UGA SBDC annual economic impact study indicates that SBDC clients experienced annual sales growth of 5.5. percent. Over the past five years, SBDC clients started 1,626 new businesses, created 12,472 new jobs, raised debt and equity capital of $673 million and generated $10.3 billion in sales...more
Coastal group honors UGA marine outreach
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant programs and people were recognized at the first awards presentation by One Hundred Miles, a nonprofit organization working to protect and preserve the Georgia coast...more
Vinson Institute to oversee promotions at Department of Corrections 
The Georgia Department of Corrections has accepted the Carl Vinson Institute of Government's proposal to administer the testing program for officials seeking promotion to seven ranks, from warden to assistant special agent in charge...more
Apprenticeship boosts workforce development efforts in Archway community
Grady County is creating an apprenticeship program with Koyo Bearings, a ball bearing and roller bearing manufacturing plant in Cairo, Ga., to better prepare local graduates for jobs with the company...more
Calhoun and Taliaferro counties get healthy
The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is collaborating with the UGA Colleges of Public Health and Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to help Calhoun and Taliaferro counties strengthen and increase community-wide efforts for healthier eating and physical activity...more.
Campus Kitchen UGA has new partner: Publix
The Campus Kitchen at UGA has begun regular food recovery pickups from the Publix on Atlanta Highway in Athens, thanks to an introduction by the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia...more.
UGA and high school students take top prizes in annual art contest
Two UGA students and one Locust Grove High School student were chosen as the top three winners in the annual student art contest held by the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. First place winner is Mikaila Guerra of Kathleen, Ga....more
Lending and marketing assistance from SBDC help put Augusta meat market on the map
When Wayne Lanier was ready to open his own business, he turned to the Augusta office of the UGA Small Business Development Center. In 2013, he opened Lanier Meat Market and has seen substantial growth ever since...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:

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.

February 2, 2017
Community Leadership Conference
J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

Athens, GA 

For a full list of Fanning events, 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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