Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:53am
For 7,324 UGA students, including 5,958 undergraduates, today is the day. Even the absence of our spring Commencement exercises cannot and should not dampen our joy over the hard-won achievements of this extraordinary group. The unique situation of a quiet campus on Commencement only emphasizes our reverence for completing this monumental journey. Congratulations to all the graduates, their families and loved ones! Stay safe and healthy as we…
Thu, 12/12/2019 - 2:42pm
The University of Georgia will welcome its newest alumni Dec. 13 as 1,799 undergraduates and 1,263 graduate students—a total of 3,062—have met requirements to walk in the university’s fall Commencement ceremonies. The undergraduate Commencement ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum, and tickets are required. The graduate ceremony does not require tickets and will follow at 2:30 p.m. Regent Kessel D. Stelling Jr., chairman and…
Fri, 05/10/2019 - 11:02am
The sky seems indecisive the morning of May 10, 2019. The families, the graduating students, the faculty and staff of the Franklin College and the University of Georgia are not. It is a great day. It is graduation day - all the work, all the hope, tears and toil, sweat, friends, relief, awards, disappointment, anxiety, triumph. All of it has been for this. Our graduates (and their supportive network of family and friends) have done it! They look…
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:27am
With the undergraduates this morning and graduate students in the afternoon, Stegman coliseum is the setting today for nearly 2,800 new degrees presented to graduates during fall commencement ceremonies: Eleven students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates during the undergraduate exercises for maintaining a 4.0 cumulative GPA in all work attempted at UGA as well as all college-level transfer work prior to or following enrollment at the…
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:21am
The year-old dual degree program that pairs bachelor's and master's degree programs helps students incorporate an expansive vision for career success: For Ammishaddai Grand-Jean, the Double Dawgs program provides an opportunity to deepen his understanding of economic policy so that after graduation he can make a positive impact on communities. Ellen Everitt sees the linked bachelor’s/master’s degree program as a pathway to effective leadership…
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
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 11:33am
The hills streets, buildings and buses are alive with the sound of classes beginning today. Student learning and success are always the priority at UGA, and the measurements of that precedence have never been stronger: In a campus-wide effort led by Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, the university has made fostering student success — both during their time on campus and after graduation — a key priority. Last year UGA became the nation’s…
Tags: Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Department of Dance, cellular processes, Department of Computer Science, Office of the Vice President for Research, Fellowship, soil, sexual violence
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:10am
Research has shown that experiences such as service-learning, internships, undergraduate research and study abroad enhance academic performance and better prepare students for employment or graduate and professional school. To ensure that all students benefit from experiences such as these, in 2016 the University of Georgia became the largest public university in America to require students to engage in hands-on learning prior to graduation.…
Tags: passion, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, history, Department of Computer Science, resistance, graduation
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:59am
Flashes and Bangs Service-learning course designed to reach and teach budding young scientists is just one of the Discover UGA features this month on the theme of Helping Communities: The course is designed to combine and develop different skills of the students. “When we started the shows, as part of the grant, Nick Barker, who is an outreach professional, was the lead presenter who explained the science and concepts, while my research…
Tags: graduation, Office of Development and Alumni Relations, Earth, Department of Psychology, Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute
Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:51am
Congratulations to Bettina Kaplan, associate professor of Spanish, and Peter Smagorinsky of the College of Education who were named recipients of the 2014 Service-Learning Excellence Awards: The awards, established in 2011 by the Office of Service-Learning, recognize distinction in teaching and research related to academic service-learning. ... Since 2002, Kaplan has taught the course "Spanish Practicum for Service-Learning," which she designed…
Tags: History, graduation, Science Olympiad at UGA, Department of Psychology, #UGA18