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Professor helps rural communities with health

Professor helps rural communities with health

Courtesy of UGA Public Service and Outreach By Christopher James, April 25, 2016 Henry Young wants to make the UGA College of Pharmacy a fixture in communities across Georgia. The Kroger Associate Professor in Community Pharmacy got involved with the Archway Partnership, a unit of Public Service and Outreach, soon after he arrived at UGA in 2013. Already, the College of Engineering was sending students and faculty into the eight rural...

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Real Life Simulations help teens understand consequences of actions

Real Life Simulations help teens understand consequences of actions

Courtesy of UGA Public Service and Outreach The Teen Maze offers dramatic scenarios and role play activities to help teens think about tough choices and consequences of their actions.   The University of Georgia is helping communities reach teenagers in an innovative way. The university’s Archway Partnership, a unit of Public Service and Outreach, coordinated the Hawkinsville Teen Maze last week, a series of scenarios that showed...

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UGA graduate assistant teaches and learns from Archway Partnership communities

Thursday, March 31, 2016 Writer: Sara Hand, 706-542-1098, sspinks@uga.edu Lenie George, a doctoral student in the College of Education and Archway Partnership graduate assistant, believes that service results in visible improvements in his field. Motivated by the real changes he sees taking place as a result of his work and the lessons he is learning, Lenie plans to keep service at the forefront of his professional goals. A great...

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Archway Partnership Summit brings together community leaders and students

Archway Partnership Summit brings together community leaders and students

February 10, 2016 Courtesy of UGA Public Service and Outreach     Former UGA students returned to campus on Feb. 9 to talk about their experience with the Archway Partnership and how it helped them along their career paths.   “I probably can not speak enough to how beneficial my experience at Archway has been,” said Katie Wargo, who now works at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. “While I was...

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Life Leaguers at UGA

By Denise Horton   The basketball courts at the Ramsey Student Recreation Center turned into a championship arena in July when 50 teenagers from the Pulaski LIFE League came to the University of Georgia to play the final games of their season.   But the trip—the second annual visit to UGA by the Pulaski LIFE Leaguers—was about more than a game. It was the capstone event for these elementary, middle and high school students,...

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Archway Partnership collaborates with UGA College of Engineering

Archway Partnership collaborates with UGA College of Engineering

During the 2014-15 academic year, Archway connected 26 undergraduate students and five faculty members from the UGA College of Engineering with civic leaders, community members and government agencies from four Archway communities to work on a variety of projects. The communities involved were Candler County, Grady County, Pulaski County and Washington County. The students presented their final projects at the annual Engineering...

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