Franklin College

Staff Appreciation and Awards

Posted 2 years 5 months ago

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 5 months ago

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...

2015 Creative Teaching Awards

Posted 2 years 6 months ago

Creative teaching is not just something professors do, but it's about who they are, where they come from, the vision they have for students, plus a host of other attributes to intuitive scholarship in the classroom. This year, UGA recognizes four great ones, including two from the Franklin College:

Richard Menke and Montgomery Wolf, in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and Brock Woodson and Siddharth Savadatti, in the College of Engineering, were recognized with the 2015 Creative Teaching Awards during the Faculty Recognition Banquet at the Georgia Center for...

Welcome to the newly re-designed Chronicles!

Posted 2 years 9 months ago
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In a major step forward in confirming once and for all that the arts and sciences do matter - and how! - the Franklin Chronicles - Arts and Sciences Matters - presents its newest iteration.

In fact, an entire suite of newly designed Franklin College sites were launched on Friday, January 16. Just look at all those new pages, now with better organization, easier-to-find information for all of our audiences. All to serve you better.

Enormous thanks are due our web services team, especially Stephanie Sharp, senior IT manager for the College. Anyone who has ever been even...

Happy Holidays from the Franklin College

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

Warm wishes for the holidays from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and all the best in the New Year to come. 2014 has been a great year on campus and we will rest and replenish over the holiday break with friends and family, looking forward to the opportunities of 2015.

As for the snowy arch, well, one can hope.