Author to discuss new book about the UGA campus

Dendy, Larry-h.env book 2013

November 1, 2013

Print
Share    
Writer:
Amanda Sharp

Amanda Sharp

Publicity Coordinator

Recent and archived articles by Amanda Sharp

University of Georgia Press
University of Georgia Press
Work: 706-542-4145
Email:


Photography

  • magnify Dendy, Larry-h.env book 2013

    Larry Dendy, who held various positions in the UGA Division of Public Affairs for 37 years, wrote Through the Arch: An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus.

  • magnify Larry Dendy Through the Arch book cover-v

    "Through the Arch: An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus" was written by long-time UGA writer Larry Dendy. 

  • magnify Dendy, Lary author portrait-v

    Larry Dendy

    Photo credit: Helen Kabat

  • magnify Spotlight on the Arts Logo 2013

    The 2013 Spotlight on the Arts festival will be held Nov. 7-15.

Scroll Left 1 Scroll Right

Related Sites

Athens, Ga. - Larry B. Dendy will discuss his recently published guide to the University of Georgia campus, "Through the Arch: An Illustrated Guide to the University of Georgia Campus," Nov. 8 at 4 p.m. in Lecture Hall 125 of the UGA College of Environment and Design's Jackson Street Building. Books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow.

The first comprehensive portrait of UGA to be published in more than a decade, "Through the Arch" is an up-to-date guide of campus buildings. Full of color photographs, the book profiles 140 buildings, landmarks and spaces on UGA's campus. The book is published by the University of Georgia Press.

Dendy worked for 37 years in the UGA Office of Public Affairs as a writer, editor, News Service director, associate director, speechwriter and special projects manager. This tenure provided him with extensive knowledge about UGA history, lore, traditions, personalities, facilities, resources, and values-information that enabled him to write this book. He served as the city editor at the Tifton Gazette, as a reporter at the Winston-Salem Journal, and from 1965 to 1967, as a Peace Corps volunteer in India. He received his bachelor of arts in journalism from UGA in 1965.

Dendy's talk is sponsored by the College of Environment and Design, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and UGA Press.

The book talk and signing is part of the UGA Spotlight on the Arts festival. The Spotlight on the Arts festival is presented by the UGA Arts Council, of which UGA Press is a participating unit. More than 60 events are scheduled during the nine-day festival in November. For more information, see http://arts.uga.edu/.

UGA Press
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, the UGA Press was founded in 1938 and is the largest book publisher in the state. It has been a member of the Association of American University Presses since 1940. With a full-time staff of 24 publishing professionals, the UGA Press currently publishes 80-85 new books a year and has more than 1,800 titles in print. It has well-established lists in Atlantic World and American history, American literature, African-American studies, Southern studies and environmental studies, as well as a growing presence in the fields of geography, urban studies, international affairs and security studies. For more information, see www.ugapress.org/.

 

 

 

Filed under: Culture / Living, Arts and Entertainment, Communications, University News, Facilities

News Service

Director
Cynthia Hoke

706 / 542-8083
Public Relations Coordinator
Stephanie Schupska

706 / 542-6927
Public Relations Coordinator
Sara Freeland

706 / 542-8077
Science Writer
April Sorrow

706 / 542-7991

Broadcast, Video and Photography

Director
Steve Bell

706 / 542-8089
Broadcast Coordinator
Pete Konenkamp

706 / 542-8080
Photography
Rick O‘Quinn

706 / 542-8085