Spring Commencement 2018

Posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
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Today is The Day - all of the studying, books, classes, exams, friends, professors, meetings, study guides, notecards, letters home, study abroad experiences, internships, parttime jobs, scholarships, sporting events, weekends, pranks, performances, all-nighters, early coffees, late dinners, awards, honors, roommates, majors, DECISIONS, networking, buses, connections, papers, grades, interviews, accomplishments. It has all built up to this. Today. Commencement. Graduation. One thing ends, many others begin.

Congratulations to our graduates, and to their friends and families on this...

Welcome back students!

Posted 7 months 2 weeks ago
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The hills streets, buildings and buses are alive with the sound of classes beginning today. Student learning and success are always the priority at UGA, and the measurements of that precedence have never been stronger:

In a campus-wide effort led by Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the university has made fostering student success — both during their time on campus and after graduation — a key priority. Last year UGA became the nation’s largest public university to ensure that each of its students engages in hands-on learning such as internships, research, study abroad and...

Dawgs Suit Up

Posted 1 year 1 week ago
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With an eye toward next steps after graduation, as well as those that begin well beforehand, our colleagues at the UGA Career Center are helping students get ready for interviews and internships with 'Dawgs Suit Up'

‘Dawgs Suit Up’ – an event where UGA students will be able to purchase professional business attire at deeply discounted rates up to 70% off from the JCPenney Athens store on Sunday, September 10th from 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Needs-based scholarships of $200 are available by application! Click here to apply. Deadline to apply: August 23rd.    For under $200, students...

Spring Commencement 2017

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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The Big Day is here! Our graduate students began receiving their diplomas this morning and the undergraduate class of 2017 has an appointment at Sanford Stadium this evening. Let flow all pomp and circumstance! All the fun is being streamed by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Follow the festivities on social media with #UGA17. Congratulations to our graduates, their families, friends and loved ones.

Experiential Learning Endowment Fund helping students

Posted 1 year 3 months ago
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As we near Commencement, reflecting on how students gain experience prior to graduation and how that prepares them for life after the university can be instructive. Especially in light of the Experiential Learning Endowment that is helping students participate in internships and important service-learning projects around the world:

The UGA Experiential Learning Endowment Fund was established in the 2016-2017 academic year. To date, 79 students in 36 majors have received scholarships that allow them to participate in internships around the globe, conduct research and engage in...