Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:44pm
UGA giving features psychology major Savonte Wilson ’21, who is attending his dream school thanks to the Beth and Barry Storey Family Scholarship: “I always wanted to come to UGA—it was my dream school,” said Savonte. “I made the grades for it and everything: I had a 4.0 throughout high school. I was determined to come here.” Savonte, a Moultrie, Georgia, native, was accepted to the University of Georgia on St. Patrick’s Day 2017, but it was…
Tags: Carl Vinson Institute of Government International Center, Department of Marine Sciences, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, resources, essay, justice
Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:23am
Poet, novelist, visual artist, philosopher, essayist, and pianist Will Alexander visitis UGA and will present a public reading of his creative work on Thursday, January 18 at 7 p.m. at Ciné: Alexander was born in Los Angeles and received a B.A. from the University of California–Los Angeles. Alexander published his first poetry collection, Vertical Rainbow Climber (Jazz Press), in 1987. He went on to publish numerous books of poetry, including…
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Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:05am
Georgia Magazine features a UGA couple this month who personify the long-lasting effects of our learning environment - both on career success and on the desire to make sure more UGA students share thier opportunities: The couple and their three children live in Savannah, where Julie (AB ’96, JD ’00) leads a thriving law firm and Drew (BS ’97, AB ’97) is a radiologist with SouthCoast Health. As Julie tells it, their life together really started…
Tags: Center for Leadership and Service, Environmental Health Sciences, essay, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies, resistance
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:52am
Scholarship and research support from private giving to the Franklin College avails our students and faculty of broad opportunities across every aspect of society. This short video, featuring a student and one of our donors, elaborates on the impact of giving:      
Tags: essay, Office of Government Relations, Human Nature, Georgia Workshop on Culture Power and History, semester, justice, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:25am
Privately funded scholarships have a direct and personal impact on UGA students and provide opportunities for them to achieve their dreams. Often the impact is life changing and can best be understood in the words of the students themselves. Below are the words of one of our students, junior psychology major Toni McKoy, whose life has been changed through the generosity of a scholarship donor. This has been a critical past year for me, I've had…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, essay, Office of Government Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Dance