November 13, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Rep. David Scott to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17
U.S. Rep. David Scott will be the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 17 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
November 6, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s African Studies Institute to present annual conference on Africa, its diaspora
The African Studies Institute at the University of Georgia will present the Second Annual International Conference on Africa and its Diaspora, or AICAID 2013, Nov. 13-15 in the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
November 5, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Parham Policy Day to focus on civil rights history and minority health issues
Noted civil rights activists Lonnie C. King Jr. and Roslyn Pope, and minority health policy expert Travis Patton will speak at the University of Georgia School of Social Work's Parham Policy Day, which will be held Nov. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Tate Student Center on the UGA campus.
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 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA Grady College to host panel on football and the civil rights movement
A panel discussion on football and the civil rights movement will be held Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus. The panel will feature Samuel G. Freedman, New York Times writer and Columbia University professor; John Eason of the UGA football staff; and former UGA football player Aron White.
October 11, 2013 | General News
Nominations sought for the Fulfilling the Dream Award
Nominations are being sought for the President's Fulfilling the Dream Award, which recognizes individuals in the University of Georgia and Athens-Clarke County community who have worked to make Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of equality and justice a reality. Nominations are due by Tuesday, Nov. 5.
September 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to present Hispanic Heritage Month activities
Members of the University of Georgia and Athens community will present an array of events through the end of October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, an area studies unit of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the month-long celebration held nationally from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 honors the contributions of Hispanic-Americans in the U.S. while highlighting the diverse heritage and cultures of Latin America.
September 4, 2013 | General News
Minority buying power up in 2013, according to UGA Multicultural Economy study
Minority groups in the U.S. will command unprecedented economic clout this year and well into the future, according to the annual Multicultural Economy report from the Selig Center for Economic Growth in the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.
September 3, 2013 | Events on Campus
Conference on Women and Girls in Georgia to focus on the arts
The University of Georgia Institute for Women's Studies in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will present the fifth conference on Women and Girls in Georgia Oct. 19 in the Zell B. Miller Learning Center.
August 15, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Sylvia Schell receives international education award
Sylvia Schell, an assistant director in the University of Georgia Office of International Education, has been awarded the inaugural 2013 Excellence in Diversifying International Education Award by the Diversity Abroad Network, a national organization promoting diversity in international education.
July 30, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA professor, chief magistrate judge to speak at BFSO’s Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon
Patricia Barron, chief magistrate judge for Athens-Clarke County and a University of Georgia faculty member, will deliver the keynote address at UGA's Black Faculty and Staff Organization's 11th Annual Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon Sept. 16.
May 6, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA College of Education grad student receives Minority Fellowship from APA
University of Georgia College of Education graduate student Candice Crowell has received a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Psychological Association.
April 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA to present art exhibition on ‘Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment’
The Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia will present its first exhibition on "Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment," a national juried exhibition of contemporary art, from April 22 to May 17 in its offices at 290 S. Hull St.
April 12, 2013 | Events on Campus
NBC’s Al Roker to give rescheduled Holmes-Hunter Lecture April 25
The University of Georgia's 2013 Holmes-Hunter Lecture has been rescheduled for April 25 at 2:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel. Originally slated for Feb. 8, the talk featuring NBC's "Today" show weatherman Al Roker was postposed due to severe weather conditions in the Northeast, which prevented Roker's travel to Georgia.