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Hunker Down with Housing

Posted 2 years 2 months ago
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Yes, move-in day is only a few short weeks away, and our friends at University Housing are looking for volunteers to streamline the move-in process for students and their families.

University Housing will welcome all new and returning students to Athens on Tuesday, August 11, and Wednesday, August 12, during Hunker Down with Housing.

Volunteers from the community, students and all university staff are invited to help welcome approximately 8,000 new and returning students and parents during the first two days of move in. Volunteers are essential to the continued...

UGA in LA

Posted 2 years 2 months ago
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Our California-based alums, and we have a lot of them, are in the spotlight this week as the university holds alumni events in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Today, it's LA:

Alumni, friends and parents are invited to join President Morehead and others including faculty and staff from Franklin at a reception at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, details at the link. Should be fun. And the S.F. on Thursday. The Arch stretches across the country, and the G is everywhere you are, y'all

 

 

Athfest 2015

Posted 2 years 2 months ago
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One of the many reasons we love the symbiotic relations between town and gown, music and the university go together like UGA and Athens, GA and there is no better example than ATHfest:

AthFest is a multi-day music and arts festival in downtown Athens, GA that showcases local, regional, and national musical talent. The festival includes three outdoor stages, an artist market, a two-night Club Crawl in more than 10 venues, and a three-day KidsFest celebration. And all proceeds directly benefit AthFest Educates.

Since 2009, AthFest Educates, an Athens-based nonprofit, has...

Staff Appreciation and Awards

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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UGA and Franklin College staff are the people who make our campus work in every way imaginable and this week, staff will be the focus of events to show how much they are appreciated. First up is our Franklin College Staff Appreciation Reception this afternoon at 3 p.m. at the MLC, an annual event that includes the presentition of staff excellence awards and recognition of years of service for longtime employees.

Then on Friday, the University will hold its first Appreciation Celebration:

The event will be held May 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at intramural field 1. It will...

Commencement 2015

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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Amazing. Today is the day - the culmination of so many individual, familial and collective efforts. It's why all the buildings are here and the reason we need a word for 'campus.' The desks and chairs, the technology and the books, the assembly of learning and the skill to share it all present together in the diplomas that will be handed out this evening in that edifice normally reserved for contests of will and strength. Today and this evening, it will witness the celebration of actual strength and true triumphs of will. Graduation.

It's fun, if you're of the type, to try...

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