Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:01am
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.…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Small Satellite Research Laboratory of UGA
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:21am
Congratulations graduates! The day has arrived for 2,800 students - 700 undergraduates and 1,100 graduate students - who have met requirements to walk in the university's fall Commencement ceremonies. Congratulations to parents, families and friends, and welcome to campus. Enjoy the moment and the culmination of years of hard work. Our best wishes in your future endeavors - we expect greatness from each and every one.
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Athens
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 11:31am
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.
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Skidaway Inst of Oceanography - Department of Marine Sciences, Department of Computer Science
Fri, 04/14/2017 - 10:51am
On the homestretch to commencement, Development and Alumni Relations features on students, faculty and alumni donors highlight some soon-to-graduate students and their extraordinary UGA experiences. Joy Peltier has certainly made the most of her time at UGA: As a recipient of the university’s foremost undergraduate scholarship, the Foundation Fellowship, all of Joy’s ambitions have been realized. Now, as she pursues a joint bachelor’s and master…
Tags: UGA Innovation Gateway, arts, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Dance, Department of Chemistry, justice, Environmental Health Sciences
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 2:03pm
The Arts. Take the opportunity, at any place and time, to tell your family and friends and co-workers and strangers you meet on the street, especially the politicians who govern this state and nation, and the administrators who run this university, about the importance of the arts and of your degree in Theatre and Film.  Don’t let anyone tell you that your degree didn’t teach you work skills.  You’ve got work skills.  You’ve also got an…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Mary Shelley, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Theatre and Film Studies
Wed, 05/11/2016 - 10:48am
It's the culmination of the real Dawg Nation - On Friday, UGA will welcome its newest class of alumni as approximately 4,343 undergraduates and 1,209 graduate students—for a total of 5,552—have met the requirements to walk in the university's spring Commencement ceremonies: During the undergraduate ceremony, 36 students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative grade point average in all work attempted at UGA…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences, timeline
Thu, 12/17/2015 - 10:42am
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…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Environmental Health Sciences
Tue, 12/15/2015 - 10:25am
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…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Computer Science
Fri, 12/04/2015 - 10:52am
Double major in the Hodgson School of Music (B. Mus. in music education and B. Mus. in composition), Corinne Klemenc shares her experience as one of the 15 in 2015: The best experience that I had at UGA was what I call my Super Senior Recital. This last spring, I decided to leave the School of Music with a bang by combining all of my learned skills into one recital instead of just having my 30-minute required senior composition or clarinet…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ecology Annex
Tue, 12/01/2015 - 10:04am
Terrific new feature from UGA on our students graduating in December. First up is geology major Elizabeth Benyshek: Our fieldwork focused on basaltic volcanism, landscape evolution and planetary surface processes as related to both Earth and Mars. While the fieldwork aided me in gaining geological experience, I also learned more than a few life lessons from the scientist who invited the UGA students, Bob Craddock.  How did that experience change…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Chemistry, Department of Cellular Biology, lab
Fri, 05/08/2015 - 10:11am
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…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Environmental Health Sciences
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:58am
Honestly, we have so many fantastic stories from around Franklin every single day, it's easy to get used to. But this is just cool: graduates of the Lamar Dodd School of Art will receive a commemorative graduation coin at commencement this afternoon, made at the Dodd, by faculty and students at the Dodd, for graduates of the Dodd: Graduates of the Lamar Dodd School of Art will receive a commemorative medallion at the May 6 commencement ceremony…
Tags: Department of Computer Science, Department of Chemistry, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, energy, University Theatre
Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:28pm
The university's Fall Semester 2014 graduate Commencement featured self-proclaimed "proud and fortunate son of the South" Gregory H. Robinson, the UGA Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry. A truly inspiring address that resonates with the realities of our past and our best hopes for the future. Dr. Robinson personifies the best of us in every way. Great words to take into the New Year. Graduate Speaker from UGA BVP on Vimeo.
Tags: Brandon Weiss, Department of Chemistry, Congress, Earth, Coliseum Training Facility, tickets
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 1:59pm
The summer semester is winding down on campus and that can only mean one thing--summer commencement is quickly approaching.  This summer, commencement is being held on Friday, August 1 at 9:30 a.m. at Stegeman Coliseum.  The 2014 summer commencement is a combined Graduate and Undergraduate event. Doors open at 8 a.m.  For those unable to attend,the ceremony will be broadcast live on Channel 15 of the University Cable System and Channel 181 of…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Boyd Golf Center
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 10:24am
It's a great week on campus. The 2014 Spring Undergraduate Commencement exercise will be held on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. inside Sanford Stadium. Athens is beginning to flow with excited and proud parents, family members as well as the graduates themselves. An exciting time for all involved, and the reason at the center of all activity at the university. Commencement itself then is a spectacle equal to grandeur of the occasion. And in that…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Dance, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ecology Annex
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:44am
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-…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, UGA School of Law, Theatre and Film Studies
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:22am
At commencement ceremonies on May 10, UGA recognized 13 students with the distinction of First Honor Graduate. Ranked in the top 1 percent of the 4,000-plus member class, these students have earned an outstanding achievement of maintaining perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average throughout their undergraduate studies. Seven of the 13 are Franklin College students (now alums). Full list of names with images and hometown at the link.…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Ceremony, Omics, Brianna Garcia, Department of Chemistry
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 9:28am
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…
Tags: Department of Computer Science, Department of Chemistry, Theatre and Film Studies
Mon, 05/06/2013 - 9:29am
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…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Office of Vice President for Public Service and Outreach, Meeting, Department of Computer Science, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 9:00am
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…
Tags: Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Mon, 07/30/2012 - 1:28pm
The University of Georgia will hold summer commencement exercises this Saturday, Aug.4 at 9:30 a.m. in Stegman Coliseum, as nearly 1,500 students receive their degrees: The exercises will be a combined ceremony for undergraduate and graduate students who complete degree requirements at the end of summer semester. Approximately 742 candidates for bachelor's degrees and 734 candidates for doctoral, master's and specialist in education degrees are…
Tags: Holiday, Department of Chemistry, Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
Fri, 05/11/2012 - 3:34pm
Spring 2012 graduates, their friends and familes have all been blessed with beautiful weather the past few days as anticipation grows for tonight's graduation ceremony at the stadium. The campus is teeming with visitors being given imprompu tours of favored haunts by excited grads-to-be - the orderly line at the arch for photos is a testament to patience and a gentle nature that many will hopefully be able to remember in later, more, trying…
Tags: Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Department of Chemistry, Book Sale