November 18, 2016 | General News
UGA announces $1.2 billion fundraising campaign
The University of Georgia announced an ambitious goal of $1.2 billion for the Commit to Georgia Campaign as well as a lead gift from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation on Nov. 17 at a kickoff event at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
July 11, 2016 | General News
Gifts to UGA surge to historic level
For a third consecutive year, the University of Georgia has set a record in fundraising, bringing in $183.8 million in new gifts and commitments during fiscal year 2016.
June 22, 2016 | General News
UGA to get 19 new electric buses
The University of Georgia has been awarded $10 million from the state of Georgia to purchase 19 electric buses.
November 5, 2015 | General News
UGA mourns passing of influential philanthropist Jane Willson
Jane Seddon Willson, one of the University of Georgia's most generous benefactors, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Albany. She was 92.
October 8, 2015 | General News
Former provost gives $500,000 to UGA College of Public Health
The University of Georgia College of Public Health has received a $500,000 gift to create the Karen and Jim Holbrook Distinguished Professorship and an endowed fellowship to support graduate students in the global health field.
September 18, 2015 | General News
UGA dedicates Correll Hall, Phase I of Business Learning Community
Today, before a crowd of hundreds, the University of Georgia Terry College of Business dedicated Correll Hall, Phase I of its future home, the Business Learning Community, and ceremoniously broke ground on Amos Hall, the centerpiece of the project's second phase.
January 30, 2015 | General News
Gregg Allman endows scholarship to UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music
A sold-out house at the Georgia Theatre greeted University of Georgia senior Katie Black in early January as she walked onstage with Gregg Allman. Her job was simple—introduce the legendary rock and blues musician prior to his first performance in Athens and thank him for establishing a scholarship that will help fund the remainder of her time at UGA.
December 23, 2014 | General News
UGA law school receives $3.4 million from the estate of the late Gov. Sanders
The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $3.4 million gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders. Approximately $2.4 million will be used to create the Carl E. Sanders Law Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to law students. The remainder of the gift will be added to the Carl E. Sanders Chair in Political Leadership Fund, which was established in 2002 to support a faculty position for someone to "educate students about the roles of law and lawyers in shaping public policy and about the role of lawyers in positions of leadership."
April 3, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA to show gratitude to donors with third annual Thank a Donor Day
The University of Georgia Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship in partnership with the UGA Student Alumni Council is hosting the third annual Thank a Donor Day on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Tate Student Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the UGA community. All UGA schools, departments and units are encouraged to participate.
August 21, 2013 | General News
UGA fundraising tops $100 million for eighth consecutive year
The University of Georgia raised more than $117 million in gifts and new commitments for the 2013 fiscal year, which ended on June 30. It marked the eighth consecutive year that private giving to the university has topped $100 million and a 14 percent increase over the 2012 fiscal year. The total includes gifts and pledges from 54,797 contributors. Of the total, $17 million was designated for scholarships.
May 10, 2013 | General News
Public affairs leader Carolyn Caudell Tieger establishes chair in public affairs communications
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the creation of the Carolyn Caudell Tieger Chair in Public Affairs Communications.
May 6, 2013 | General News
Terry College of Business launches public phase of its Building Terry campaign
The University of Georgia Terry College of Business has launched the public phase of its Building Terry campaign, which is the most ambitious campaign for an individual college or unit in UGA history. The Building Terry campaign will raise $90 million in private funds for faculty and academic program support and for funding toward new facilities to completely replace the college's home in Athens.
April 17, 2013 | General News
UGA to acquire 15 acres of historic Wormsloe property in Savannah
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted April 17 to accept a gift of 15.45 acres of the Wormsloe property in Savannah to the University of Georgia.
April 15, 2013 | General News
Turner Entertainment President creates Koonin Scholars Fund at UGA’s Grady College
Turner Entertainment President Steve Koonin and his wife Eydie have made a $250,000 personal gift and pledge to establish the Koonin Scholars Fund at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. The fund will provide scholarships for Grady students preparing for careers in the creative industries and media.
March 26, 2013 | General News
Dick Yarbrough establishes Chair in Crisis Communications Leadership
The University of Georgia Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced the creation of the C. Richard Yarbrough chair in Crisis Communications Leadership. The official announcement comes during Grady's "Dick Yarbrough Day," at an event that kicks off the college's first Crisis Communications Week.