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UGA student designs plans for an Archway Partnership community welcome center

An abandoned storefront on the Moultrie downtown square will be repurposed into a welcome center where newcomers and visitors can find information about Colquitt County. The former Citi-Trends store also will house offices and possibly a co-working space for small… Full story

Colquitt County Archway Professional Sarah Adams on the #NewFacultyTour

Each year, the University of Georgia’s Office of Public Service and Outreach coordinates a statewide tour for new faculty to see the impact of the university across all parts of the state. Starting in Athens on Monday, they wind their… 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

UGA students drive improvements to Thomson Twin Cinema

UGA students recommend sales technology, infrastructure updates and a community survey as part of a revitalization of the Thomson Twin Cinema, a critical piece of the planned restoration of downtown Thomson, a UGA Archway Partnership community. Owners of the theater… Full story

UGA students work through Grady County Archway Partnership on capstone project

It may be a coincidence that Grady College and Grady County share the same namesake in Henry W. Grady, but they also share something else: a group of dedicated students making an impact with their skills and talent. Students from… 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

RSVP Program Begins in Thomson

Last Friday, the RSVP (Renaissance Strategic Visioning & Planning) Program Steering Committee met for the first time in Thomson. RSVP is coordinated by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia and is designed to assist cities… Full story

UGA Archway Student Presents Signage Concepts to Community Work Group

UGA College of Environment and Design graduate student Ben Proulx was in Thomson on Wednesday to present his study on enhancing gateway and wayfinding signage. The issue is one of several on the agenda for the Community Image and Communications… 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