Alumni

UGA 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

Posted 1 week 3 days ago
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The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018:

This program began in 2011 and celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the eighth annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Georgia Aquarium.

Congratulations to this year's class. For 2018, 17 Honorees selected of the 40 (42.5%) are alumni of the Franklin College, including seven with multiple UGA degrees. Franklin College honorees, representing a distinguished...

Hodgson alumnus chosen as LA Philharmonic Resident Fellow

Posted 2 months 8 hours ago
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Congratulations to Wesley Sumpter (BMus '17), one of four musicians chosen to be a part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Resident Fellows program:

The cohort of four Resident Fellows will focus on their artistic development through orchestral, chamber music, new music, and education concerts performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and in community settings. They will also have the opportunity to participate in tours with the LA Phil. Mentorship from LA Phil Musicians and assistance with audition preparation are added benefits to prepare Resident Fellows for future...

February Kudos

Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago
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Accomplishments of note by students, faculty, staff and alumni over the past month include:

31 Franklin College alumni were recognized this year in the 2018 class of the Bulldog 100 fastest growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni

The student-led UGA Small Satellite Research Laboratory is one of two projects chosen by the United States Air Force to build and launch satellites into space

Inside the “Blue Planet II” dive into the deep sea, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences Samantha Joye explores the ocean floor and shares her expertise...

Hunter-Holmes Lecture Feb. 15

Posted 5 months 1 day ago
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UGA and the Franklin College welcome award-winning journalist and alumna Charlyne Hunter-Gault back to campus to deliver the 2018 Hunter-Holmes Lecture on Thursday Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel:

in 1961, [Hunter-Gault] became the first African-American woman to enroll at the University of Georgia, as well as one of the first two African-American students to integrate the school. After graduating, Hunter-Gault became an esteemed, award-winning journalist and correspondent, working for media outlets such as the New York Times, PBS and NPR.

It is indeed an honor to have one...

Kudos, January 2018

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago
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Congratulations on the many recent honors and accomplishments of faculty, students and alumni of the Franklin College and our colleagues around the university:

The University of Georgia observed its anniversary as the birthplace of public higher education in America during the week of Jan. 22-26, and the UGA Alumni Association celebrated the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 16th annual Founders Day Lecture Jan. 22 presented by J. Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences.

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