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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

UGA units working to keep beach clean on Georgia-Florida weekend

The University of Georgia Marine Extension Service and Georgia Sea Grant are reaching out to Athens and the UGA community through social media sites to prevent littering on St. Simons Island beach on Nov. 1, the Friday before the annual… Full story

South Korean delegation visits Metter

A group of more than 15 representatives from the Governors Association of Korea visited Metter on Monday as part of a statewide tour led by Rusty Brooks, associate director of the international center of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government… Full story

UGA’s Bishop and Liguori recognized in Georgia Trend‘s 2013 Forty under Forty

Athens, Ga. – Matthew Bishop, director of the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, and Lisa Liguori, assistant director of the UGA Marine Extension Service (MAREX) and Georgia Sea Grant College Program, have been named to Georgia Trend‘s “Forty under Forty”… Full story

E. Betsy McGriff hired as Candler Archway Professional

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia announced that E. Betsy McGriff will be the new Archway Professional in Candler County effective Aug. 13. In her position, McGriff will serve as liaison between Candler County and the university, according to… Full story

Katy Green hired as Whitfield County Archway Education Professional

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia (UGA) recently announced Katherine “Katy” Green as the new Archway Education Professional in Whitfield County, effective June 1. In her position, Green will focus on birth-to-five programs and activities in Dalton-Whitfield County. This… Full story

Developing leaders, finding solutions

Nearly 600 county government officials sharpened their leadership and administrative skills at continuing education classes presented by Carl Vinson Institute of Government faculty during the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) 2013 Annual Conference last weekend. Training sessions held at… Full story

Connecting community and campus through service

The University of Georgia Archway Partnership has announced Candler County as the newest community to partner with UGA and the University System of Georgia to enhance local community economic development. “Metter-Candler County has progressive visionary leadership, a key ingredient to… Full story

Developing local leaders is a goal of Archway

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is partnering with Archway in Grady County to develop a leadership tool that can be used locally. A group of local volunteers held its first meeting with facilitators from Fanning to begin exploring… Full story