Community News

Four Foundation Fellows are graduates of Clarke County schools

Growing up in Athens, many high school students feel like they know everything about the University of Georgia. They have taken annual field trips to sites across campus, attended summer camps, and have seen red and black throughout their lives. But… Full story

Innovation Bootcamps help Athens entrepreneurs grow and thrive

Athens is a town known for arts, creativity and a vibrant collection of independent businesses. It is also home to the birthplace of public higher education in America: the University of Georgia.  Located at the intersection of downtown Athens and UGA’s… Full story

Local leaders selected for UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class

UGA 40 Under 40 celebrates young alumni leading the pack in their industries and communities. These talented young alumni embody the mission of the University of Georgia. They serve their communities, they innovate in their fields and they build a… Full story

Summer academies introduce high school students to media careers, college life

Living in the dorm, eating in the dining hall and collaborating with other students to complete class projects are some of the activities that attendees of Grady College Summer Media Academy experienced this summer.   Four different one-week camps were offered: broadcast… Full story

Local Leaders Selected for UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class

Miller, Simmons, and Thoms named to the prestigious 2021 Class of 40 Under 40 By: Reaganne Coile Each year, the UGA Alumni Association recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements through the… Full story

Innovation District Draws Tech Startup to Athens

Metropolis uses advanced technology to streamline health care recruiting A Dallas, Texas-area health care startup is expanding to Athens, Georgia, to establish its product development headquarters in the University of Georgia’s growing Innovation District. Metropolis, an AMP Health Inc. company, incubated… Full story

Student’s Journey to Medicine Begins with Georgia Possible

UGA program helps Clarke County students develop leadership skills, career interests by Hayley Major Since she was 2 years old, Tiffani Richardson has had her sights set on becoming a medical professional. Whether an obstetrician, a registered nurse or what her… Full story

UGA Office of Sustainability Celebrates Earth Day 2021

A MORE SECURE FUTURE FOR ALL Earth Day is an important opportunity to celebrate and strengthen UGA’s commitment to research, teaching, and service focused on healthier people, stronger communities, and a more secure future. We all depend on a healthy… Full story

Kathy Hoard Honored for Over 4 Decades of Community Service With Order of Omega Award

  Hoard was honored at a ceremony on April 14, 2021 for her advocacy of the Greek community at UGA By: Reaganne Coile Anyone who has met Kathy Hoard knows she adores her community and can brighten any room. Many… Full story

AU/UGA Medical Students to Help Deliver Vaccines

by Lindsey Derrick Medical Partnership mobile clinic to turn efforts to vaccinating those in need Medical students at the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership will begin helping administer the COVID-19 vaccine this week through an arrangement with the Clarke County Board… Full story