Pulaski News

In rural Georgia, communities look to each other and UGA for help during a pandemic

An Archway Partnership community in rural Georgia is sharing resources and equipment with nearby counties in an area of the state with limited health care options. Taylor Regional Hospital, in Pulaski County, has loaned ventillators to neighboring communities and has… Full story

UGA Institute of Government, Archway Partnership create brand designed to draw people to Hawkinsville

Day-trippers, agritourists and businesses are being invited to “Come Home to Hawkinsville” to visit, shop and perhaps put down roots in the Pulaski County city. Hawkinsville and Pulaski County are extending the invitation through a community branding initiative developed by… Full story

Archway Partnership Welcomes New Faculty in Pulaski County

Sherrie Raleigh, a May graduate of the Master of Historic Preservation from the College of Environment and Design is the new Archway Professional in Pulaski County. Raleigh is from Macon and attended Mercer University in Macon as an undergraduate, earning… Full story

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

UGA Leadership Program Helps Boost Women into Top Roles in Rural Georgia Community

One of the first priorities of the Pulaski County Archway Partnership was to identify new and emerging leaders in the community. Today, just nine years after the Pulaski Tomorrow Leadership Program began, women are holding top leadership positions in the… Full story

UGA Wins National Award for Helping Rural Community Sustain Local Health Care

 The University of Georgia has received a national Award of Excellence from the University Economic Development Association for its work in rural Georgia to save a local hospital from closing and to improve medical service for community residents. The… Full story

UGA has three finalists for national economic development award

For the second year, three University of Georgia programs have been selected as finalists for national awards recognizing innovation in economic development. Archway Partnership, Carl Vinson Institute of Government and Innovation Gateway are among the 24 finalists for the University Economic Development Association 2018 Awards… Full story

UGA professor studies college access in two Archway Partnership communities

The Archway Partnership opened doors for UGA Assistant Professor Darris Means when he began to study the tools and skills high school students used to prepare for college. He had reached out to 20 Georgia school superintendents hoping for access… Full story

2017-2018 Faculty Fellows

Abigail Borron J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development Abigail Borron, an assistant professor of agricultural communications in the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, developed quantitative measures to assess the social and economic impact of leadership programming at the J.W. Fanning Institute… Full story

Through the Archway Partnership, UGA addresses critical healthcare needs in rural communities

This is part of a series of stories about UGA and economic development in rural Georgia. Christy Abney is a teacher, so when one of her daughters wakes up sick, she needs to get to a doctor as early as… Full story