2022 National Award for Community Engagement


2 CCHS students bring home awards from Ga. science fair

ATHENS, Ga. — More than 700 students from across the state recently competed for more than $25,000 in prizes and awards during the 66th Annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair (GSEF), administered and hosted by UGA’s Georgia Center for Continuing… Full story

UGA experts available to speak on the 2014 County Health Rankings

Athens, Ga. – While Georgia’s healthiest counties continue to flourish, poorer rural counties continue to struggle with higher obesity rates, less access to healthcare and diminished quality of life, according to a recent national study on county health. University of… Full story

Finalists announced for county manager

A new county manager for Henry County government should be named within a few weeks, as the Board of Commissioners announced Monday that three finalists had been chosen for the position. Last fall Fred Auletta moved from county manager to… Full story

Featured: Michelle Elliott, Archway Professional

Michelle Elliott, Archway Professional for Pulaski County, sees service as a way to contribute to Georgia in a meaningful way. In her current position, she facilitates connecting economically struggling communities with UGA’s extensive resources to aid in economic development. According… Full story

Glenn Beard leaves his mark on Colquitt County agriculture

MOULTRIE — In a career of more than 30 years as a University of Georgia Extension agent, Glenn Beard’s work has nurtured the local vegetable industry and helped farmers as far away as China. Farmer Louie Perry, who attended a… Full story

Morrow completes the TriCity triumverate with vote to join project

MORROW — The proposed TriCity Opportunity Zone that is intended to spur economic growth through tax credits across three cities in northern Clayton County is a go. Sort of. The Morrow City Council voted unanimously to participate in the project… Full story

Featured: Archway sponsors SparkFun National Tour in Hart County

Early in the morning on Oct. 23, the SparkFun Electronics National Tour visited Hart County High School to work with 40 students and teachers during a full-day workshop focused on computer programming. The tour, sponsored by the Archway Partnership, was… Full story

Snap the tide, see Tybee’s future

As part of an ongoing effort to prepare for rising sea levels, Tybee Island officials are asking the public to help document upcoming “king tides.” Such tides, which will occur on the mornings of Nov. 4 and 5 and Dec…. Full story

Fans, visitors encouraged to ”Stash Your Trash” during pre-GA/FL celebration

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service and Georgia Sea Grant, public service and outreach units, are reaching out to Athens and the UGA community through social media sites to prevent littering on St. Simons Island Beach… Full story

TAG Athens Chapter Hosts Inaugural Event; UGA Colleges Founding Partners

The inaugural event for the new Technology Association of Georgia Athens chapter will be held at noon, Nov. 6, at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Learning Development at UGA. Several University of Georgia colleges, including the College of Engineering, Franklin… Full story