August 8, 2016 | General News
UGA’s incoming class sets records for academic qualifications, diversity
In addition to being the first class at the University of Georgia to benefit fully from the university's experiential learning initiative, the more than 5,400 students who will begin classes next week are the institution's most academically gifted to date.
July 25, 2016 | General News
Elevating graduate and professional education
The University of Georgia is rolling out an initiative to increase the enrollment of graduate students by offering new funding opportunities, innovative interdisciplinary programs and a wider array of professional development opportunities.
November 10, 2015 | General News
UGA to launch inclusive, post-secondary education program in 2017
Students with intellectual or developmental disabilities will soon be able to enjoy the full University of Georgia experience with the launch of a new inclusive post-secondary education program, Destination Dawgs, beginning in spring 2017.
February 16, 2015 | Research News
UGA’s Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute receives $1.9 million grant
The University of Georgia's Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute recently received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, positioning it as a National Resource Center for Latin American Studies. Over the next four years, LACSI will leverage the grant to offer student fellowships and facilitate further education, outreach and research initiatives in Georgia and across the U.S.
February 2, 2015 | General News
Search committee named to seek head of admissions and enrollment management at UGA
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of associate vice president for admissions and enrollment management.
September 17, 2014 | General News
UGA and Georgia Perimeter College collaborate to help students complete degrees
The University of Georgia and Georgia Perimeter College are partnering to help students complete degrees. A ceremony recognizing the official partnership was held Sept. 17 in the Stuckey Auditorium on the University of Georgia Griffin campus.
August 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia to host regional college fair
The University of Georgia will host the annual Georgia Probe College Fair on Sept. 9 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Classic Center. Representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from across the Southeast will be on hand to connect with high school juniors and seniors from the surrounding area.
July 21, 2014 | General News
Pulaski County students experience campus life at UGA
More than 40 minority students from middle Georgia spent a day at the University of Georgia on July 16 touring the campus, talking with admissions advisers, eating in a dining hall, meeting athletes and playing basketball.
February 17, 2014 | General News
Academic exchange program allows students to earn UGA credit at campuses nationwide
The University of Georgia's National Student Exchange program is accepting applications for students to participate during the 2014-2015 academic year. A domestic parallel to study abroad programs, the exchange allows students to earn credit at other participating institutions nationwide while paying UGA tuition and fees. The application deadline is Feb. 28.
February 5, 2014 | General News
St. Mary’s to host GRU/UGA Medical Partnership residents beginning 2015
The Internal Medicine Residency Program, a joint effort of the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership and St. Mary's Health Care System, received accreditation on Jan. 28 in the final step toward becoming Athens' first medical residency program.
November 22, 2013 | General News
‘Early-action’ applicants to UGA receive admissions decisions
Some 7,500 high school seniors will have additional cause for celebration this holiday season, as they learn today that they have been offered early admission to the University of Georgia for fall semester 2014.
November 11, 2013 | General News
UGA receives $1.25 million to help schools treat children with aggressive behavior
A five-year $1.25 million federal grant will help the University of Georgia College of Education launch a new graduate program to train behavior specialists how to assess and treat children with developmental disabilities who show severe aggressive behavior.
October 31, 2013 | General News
UGA launches program to close enrollment gap for African-American males
The University of Georgia Office of Institutional Diversity has launched the African American Male Initiative, a program targeted at enrolling, retaining and graduating African-American males.
October 28, 2013 | General News
UGA and Clarke County School District launch Experience UGA partnership
The University of Georgia and the Clarke County School District have launched Experience UGA, a new partnership that aims to bring every Clarke County student to UGA's campus for an annual field trip and opportunity to experience learning on a college campus, explore college options and interact with UGA students.
October 7, 2013 | General News
Georgia College Advising Corps receives $1 million grant for expansion
In fall 2012, the Georgia College Advising Corps sent four recent graduates to high schools in disadvantaged Georgia communities to advise students on preparing for college. A year later, 12 more advisers have joined them courtesy of a $1 million grant from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation.