Hart News

College of Engineering Students Showcase Archway Partnership Projects

UGA College of Engineering students completed capstone design projects in five Archway Partnership counties, putting their academic education into action and providing a valuable service to rural Georgia communities. The students worked alongside industry and community partners in Grady, Hart,… Full story

Archway Partnership and Terry College of Business partner to serve communities, provide opportunities to students

Michael Veal adjusts his hard hat. It’s not every Saturday the Terry College of Business student ventures into a kaolin mine, one of the giant valleys throughout Washington County. More than a field trip, this is an opportunity for Veal, along with nine… Full story

UGA brings schools and employers together to bolster workforce development

This is part of a series of stories about UGA and economic development in rural Georgia. Tim Olson is months away from high school graduation and already has job prospects in his local community. That’s a win for the 17-year-old… Full story

Hart County career academy’s program informed by Institute of Government strategic plan

The Hart College and Career Academy, whose training mission is informed by an Institute of Government strategic plan, welcomed students Aug. 2 in a gleaming new facility in Hartwell. The academy partners the Hart County School District with Athens Technical… Full story

Doctoral Student Presents His Work with the Hart County School System

Over the past four years, Lenie George, a College of Education doctoral student, has worked on a range of projects for the Hart County school system, including Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) projects, STEM curriculum issues, professional development trainings for… Full story

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. Committee members included representatives of the City, Hartwell Downtown Development… Full story

Hart County middle school students visit campus, thanks to two UGA Public Service and Outreach units

About 20 middle school students from Hart County traveled to the University of Georgia recently to partner with a service-learning class and create documentaries about college life. The trip was planned by two units of Public Service and Outreach, the… Full story

Hart County elementary school installs garden to use for scientific research

Alicia Haire, a masters student in the UGA Horticulture Department, and doctoral student Erika Rees from UGA’s Department of Kinesiology worked with the STEM facilitator at Hartwell Elementary to install a school garden that will provide the chance for students to gain hands-on experience learning… Full story

PSO Fellow works with communities around Georgia on STEM-based technology programs

Theodore Kopcha, an associate professor in the department of career and information sciences in UGA’s College of Education, has dedicated the majority of his career to finding better ways to integrate technology in K-12 and higher education. For the past… Full story

Hart County Youth Leadership visits UGA campus

The Hart County Youth Leadership Program kicked off its 2015 class with a half-day opening retreat on January 27 at UGA’s J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development. Sixteen 10th and 11th graders participated in experiential activities including teambuilding at Fanning’s outdoor leadership… Full story