UGA-Griffin hosts Alumni Ambassador Reception

June 14, 2013

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Griffin, Ga. - The University of Georgia Griffin campus will host an inaugural Alumni Ambassador Reception June 27 from 6:30-8 p.m., in the Student Learning Center in Griffin.

UGA alumni are encouraged to invite prospective students to the extended campus event. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the academic programs available on campus and receive first-hand knowledge about student life from their alumnus host. Refreshments will be served. There is limited seating available, therefore participants are required to RSVP.

"Alumni will enjoy learning more about what the Griffin campus has to offer during this event. We encourage all alumni attending to bring someone along with them whom they feel might be interested in earning a UGA degree," said Jymmyca Wyatt, admissions counselor for the Griffin Campus. "They will be able to meet current UGA-Griffin staff and engage with current students, which is always wonderful."

UGA-Griffin offers undergraduate degree completion programs in general business, consumer economics, microbiology, special education and agriculture to students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework. In addition, the campus offers graduate degree programs in math education, agricultural leadership and workforce education. Two new undergraduate degree programs-interdisciplinary studies with psychology concentration and interdisciplinary studies with sociology concentration- have been added for fall semester through the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, as well as a new student affairs leadership graduate degree program through the College of Education.

For more information about the Alumni Ambassador reception, the UGA-Griffin campus, or to RSVP for the event, see www.uga.edu/griffin or contact Wyatt at 770-421-4400, jlwyatt@uga.edu. Tours for the public are also offered weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

About UGA-Griffin
Located approximately 40 miles south of Atlanta, the University of Georgia Griffin campus offers undergraduate majors from five of UGA's schools and colleges, including the Terry College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The varied programs and services on the Griffin campus represent the university's overall mission of teaching, research and service. Consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the country in U.S. News & World Report's list of the top public campuses in America, UGA is considered one of the best values among 100 public colleges and universities in Kiplinger's magazine. For more information about the UGA-Griffin campus, see http://uga.edu/griffin.

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