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Kudos, September 2023

Alan Flurry

Thriving students, faculty and staff of the Franklin College pushes UGA to ever-greater heights, A few of the awards and shoutoutds we celebrated during September:

University of Georgia professor J. Marshall Shepherd was npresented with the prestigious 2023 Environmental Achievement Award by the Environmental Law Institute

2023 University Professor Jean Martin-Williams, associate dean in the Franklin College, and 2023 Regents Professor Michael Terns, were recognized on the field of the Sept. 9 UGA vs. Ball State football game

Four Foundation Fellows are graduates of Clarke County schools

UGA ranked No. 9 among public universities in the U.S. by Niche

UGA VISTA associates focus on food security

UGA student Wyn Thomas, a Foundation Fellow and theater major, looks at the world as a source of inspiration

For the eighth consecutive year, the University of Georgia ranks in the top 20 among the nation’s best public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Georgia Magazine featured Franklin alumnus Dr. Pat Scannon BSCH ’69, co-founder of Project Recover, he conducts missions around the globe to locate the remains and personal effects of MIAs and return them to the United States in order to bring closure to their families

Julie Ray, professor and head of the department of theatre and film studies, and Sarah Shannon, Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the department of sociology and director of the criminal justice studies program, are among ten UGA faculty members named Women’s Leadership Fellows

Myesha Mateen, a fourth-year student studying biology with a minor in sociology, was recognized with the Undergraduate Founders Award at the 2023 BFSO awards luncheon

Image: Dr. Pat Scannon during a mission in Palau. (Submitted photo)

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