Alumni

Hodgson School alumnus onstage in Copland's The Tender Land

Posted 1 year 8 months ago
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One of our favorite, young Hodgson School of Music alumni, tenor Joseph Brent continues his quest as a performer and artist in the Michigan Opera's production of Copland's The Tender Land:

The Tender Land is the quintessential American opera composed by Aaron Copland, the Dean of American composers. His music is readily recognizable and speaks of the American landscape. The opera is about a traditional, humble, rural 1930s family suspicious of outsiders and their morals. When two worldly drifters arrive seeking work on the Moss family farm, their daughter Laurie, about to graduate...

38 Franklin alumni among Bulldog 100

Posted 1 year 9 months ago
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This past weekend, the UGA Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni at the seventh annual Bulldog 100, with Franklin College graduates figuring heavily in the tally including the first and second place companies:

The 2016 fastest-growing business was SMD LLC, founded by Shane Douthitt and Scott Mondore. Their North Carolina-based talent management and analytics company enables businesses to monetize people management. SMD's patented cloud-based talent software identifies cause-and-effect relationships between talent...

Noted and Quoted, January 2016

Posted 1 year 10 months ago
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The New Year is off to a great start with opinion by and reporting on the expertise of Franklin College faculty members and alumni. A sample:

The Paris climate agreement. Marshall Shepherd, director of UGA’s atmospheric sciences program, and a regular contributor to Forbes.com, reflects “on this global step towards good stewardship of the planet.” Shepherd also discussed the agreement Sunday during an appearance on CBS’ Face the Nation.

'Let's Let That Are Not Yet: Inferno,' a new book of poetry by professor of creative writing and English Ed Pavlić, was reviewed by...

All that UGA has to offer

Posted 1 year 11 months ago
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From a Red & Black article on how graduating in December provides a leg up in beginning careers:

“I am at somewhat of an advantage because when I start in my position in December, I will be one of two people entering the firm that early," she said. "I will stand out in the work force because there is not a wave of candidates coming in with me in May.”

Webb reminded students who are on track to graduate early that they do not have to end their college careers once they reach 120 credit hours.

“If you finish classes early, take a trip abroad and explore other...

Fall Commencement Dec. 18

Posted 1 year 11 months ago
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On Friday morning and afternoon, more than two thousand undergraduate and graduate students will walk in the fall UGA Commencement ceremonies:

The undergraduate Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum, and tickets are required. The graduate ceremony will follow at 2:30 p.m.

Donna W. Hyland, president and chief executive officer of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, will deliver the fall undergraduate Commencement address.

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Madeline Hill of Decatur will be the student speaker during the undergraduate exercises. She is receiving a...

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