1. Pulaski County students experience campus life at UGA

    More than 40 minority students from middle Georgia spent a day at UGA talking with admission advisers, eating in a dining hall, meeting athletes and playing basketball.
  2. Marshall Shepherd to host Weather Channel’s new “WxGeeks” show

    The head of UGA's Atmospheric Sciences Program and immediate past president of American Meteorological Society is going to be the expert host of a show called "WxGeeks" which stands for Weather Geeks.
  3. UGA alumna Smitha Ganeshan one of six nationwide to receive Urann Fellowship

    Smitha Ganeshan, a May University of Georgia graduate, was one of six students nationwide to receive a $15,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi honor society.
  4. Education professor elected Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology

    James Zhang, a professor of sport management in the University of Georgia College of Education, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology.
  5. Horace Ward received honorary doctor of law degree

    The University of Georgia honored retired federal judge Horace Ward—the university’s first African-American applicant—with an honorary doctor of law degree during the spring graduate Commencement ceremony on May 9 in Stegeman Coliseum.


Fifteen students honored as Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars

Fifteen University of Georgia freshmen were honored as Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars for the 2013-14 academic year at a dinner held on April 14 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. Pamela Whitten, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, welcomed scholars and their parents to the event. Scott …

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UGA Peach State LSAMP Summer Bridge Program

The Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (Peach State LSAMP) program will be hosting their annual "Building Bridges" Summer Institute at UGA from July 6-25, 2014! Peach State LSAMP aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority students completing baccalaureate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). …

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