Fall Commencement

Posted 4 years 8 months ago
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Congratulations to all of our fall 2013 graduates in the Franklin College and UGA:

Approximately 2,176 University of Georgia students will be eligible to receive degrees at the 2013 fall semester Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 13 in Stegeman Coliseum.

An estimated 1,667 students will be eligible to participate in the ceremony for undergraduates at 9:30 a.m. Amy Glennon, a UGA alumna and first female publisher of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, will be the speaker.


Rebekah Ellen Pearson of Columbus will be the student speaker during the undergraduate...

Graduation Day

Posted 5 years 3 months ago
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The long and winding road leads to here. Congratulations to all students, parents, friends and standers-by. For a much more eloquent rendering, I turn the blog over to Franklin College senior associate dean Hugh Ruppersburg, from his prepared remarks at the Lamar Dodd School of Art commencement and awards ceremony earlier this week:

I am pleased to be here to offer congratulations and best wishes to those of you who are marking your graduation today from the University of Georgia with a degree from the Lamar Dodd School of Art.  You’ve worked hard, you have much to be proud...

President Adams at HHSOM commencement

Posted 5 years 3 months ago
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It's that time of year, and the UGA commencement exercises on Friday May 10 are an exciting culmination of profound investments in and expansions of human potential. We salute all UGA graduates and the feeling of accomplishment that extends to family and friends, and of course to faculty and staff throughout the university.

At the unit level, Franklin College departments, institutes and programs host more intimate celebrations for graduating students, a list of which can be found here. One to which we would like to give special emphasis is the convocation and awards ceremony in the...

Fall Commencement

Posted 5 years 8 months ago

The university will confer more than 2,200 degrees during fall Commencement ceremonies at Stegeman Coliseum on Dec. 14, Including almost 1,800 undergraduate degrees:

Arthur M. Blank, owner and CEO of the Atlanta Falcons and co-founder of The Home Depot, will be the speaker.


Tunji Adebayo of Lagos, Nigeria, will be the student speaker during the undergraduate exercises. Adebayo will receive a bachelor's degree in dietetics from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

During the undergraduate ceremony, Kelly Ann King of Covington will be recognized as a...

Commencement 2012

Posted 6 years 3 months ago

It may be hard to believe but Commencement 2012 at the University is just around the corner. UGA has a terrific new commencement site up and running, where graduates and their families should be able to find all the information they need on everything, except what they'll do next. That's up to them.

But really, it's a wonderful time in the lives of our graduates and the campus will be replete over the coming weeks with departmental and school convocations and awards ceremonies, where individual units recognize and celebrate the achievements of their graduating students. One...