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Elders shares vision for future during Mary Frances Early Lecture

Apr 17, 2017 Elders spoke on "Bridging the Gap in Higher Education"at the 17th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture April 5 at the Georgia Museum of Art. According to Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, the first African-American appointed U.S. surgeon general and professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, that is the key to a better society.

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault announces Giving Voice to the Voiceless fund

Apr 4, 2017 Award-winning journalist, author and distinguished University of Georgia alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault has established a new endowment, Giving Voice to the Voiceless. The endowment, created by Hunter-Gault and her husband, Ronald Gault, will provide grants to university students to promote social justice and global understanding by giving voice to the voiceless, the charting light of the life and work of Hunter-Gault.

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RED Lecture: Why Don’t We Have More Women in Senior Leadership Roles

Mar 10, 2017 Jennifer Martineau serves as Senior Vice President for Research, Evaluation, and Society Advancement for the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). In this role, she is responsible for the leadership and execution of CCL’s world-renowned research, analytics, evaluation, and society advancement practices. With over 25 years of experience in the leadership field, Jennifer has served leaders, organizations, and communities globally, including healthcare, government, military, educational, community leadership, pharmaceutical, and energy. Through organizational change, impact evaluation, high impact design, delivery of programs, and research, she brings a deep expertise in leadership research and how to apply it in practical, powerful ways for leaders and organizations. The co-author of the CCL’s upcoming book, Kick Some Glass, Jennifer earned her B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University and her M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Pennsylvania State University.

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Vice President Wilson receives 2017 Insight Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

Feb 16, 2017 Victor K. Wilson, vice president for Student Affairs, received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators who go above and beyond their everyday leadership duties and “give back” to their campuses and communities. Vice President Wilson will be featured, along with 38 other recipients, in the April 2017 Leadership Support and Giving Back issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

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Diverse Dawgs: Minority Enrollment Rises at UGA

Aug 19, 2016 The University of Georgia has made slow but steady strides to increase minority enrollment since Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter integrated the school in 1961, and UGA just welcomed its most diverse freshman class ever. However, diversity at UGA lags far behind the diversity of the state as a whole.

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GAAME Testimonial from Mansur

Mar 1, 2016 Second-year student, Mansur, reflects on his participation in the Georgia African American Male Experience, a program that invites African American high school seniors to campus, and introduces them to the university.

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Simon Kilmurry and Monica Pearson appointed to Peabody Awards Board of Jurors

Feb 2, 2016 The Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia has appointed Simon Kilmurry, executive director of the International Documentary Association; and Monica Pearson, and television news journalist, to its Board of Jurors. Additionally, Fred Young has been appointed chair of the Board of Jurors and Eddie Garrett the new vice chair. Both are already jurors and Young has previously served as vice chair. The announcement was made by Peabody Awards Director Jeffrey Jones.

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