Christopher James

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Articles by Christopher James

Mar. 14 2017

Small Business Week in Georgia celebrates UGA’s economic vitality efforts

After four decades of teaching, Marta Collier is making a business out of her passion for children's books by black authors, with help from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.

Mar. 13 2017

Middle school gardens grow, with some help from UGA

When Wick Prichard arrived at Clarke Middle School in 2014, his goal as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the University of Georgia was to turn the sustainability lessons he'd been teaching at summer camps into a daily curriculum.

Feb. 28 2017

UGA offers daylong conference on cybersecurity for small businesses

Experts from the FBI, the state of Georgia, Fort Benning U.S. Army base and the private sector will come together for a daylong cybersecurity conference presented by the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center April 6.

Jan. 27 2017

UGA leadership conference includes community award, keynote session on digital marketing

The University of Georgia will host its second Community Leadership Conference Feb. 2-3, this year including an award for community innovation and a session on digital marketing.

Oct. 27 2016

UGA engineering students help Spalding County determine infrastructure needs

University of Georgia senior Mariana Ozier looked like a professional engineer, scribbling notes as she walked a site pegged for redevelopment in Griffin.

Oct. 25 2016

SBDC schools vet med students in emergency preparedness

Dr. Joanna Davis wishes she had the chance to talk to firefighters, police officers and first responders when she was a University of Georgia student two decades ago.

Sep. 12 2016

Faculty and students assess community health needs, get hands-on experience

An assessment of community health needs, led by University of Georgia faculty and facilitated by the UGA Archway Partnership, has contributed to a new urgent care center for one middle Georgia county and resulted in a scholarly article in the Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association.

Aug. 26 2016

University of Georgia program helps small companies learn how to export goods

Thanks to the University of Georgia, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the U.S.

Aug. 18 2016

UGA launches “Blue and You” program to bring police and youth together to address issues

In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, the University of Georgia has launched a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before they escalate into violence.

Aug. 10 2016

Need that umbrella? Check the WeatherStem stations at UGA

New technology installed at two University of Georgia locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.

Jun. 2 2016

Dawn Cartee named director of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education

Dawn Hall Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro, has been named director of the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, effective July 1.

May. 9 2016

Now 10 years old, UGA service-learning continues to grow

Service-learning was happening at the University of Georgia a decade ago.

Apr. 7 2016

UGA-sponsored science fair sends winners to international competition

Thirty-seven participants in the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair will move on to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, including Pinnacle Award winner Animesh Koratana of Northview High School.

Mar. 30 2016

Statewide science fair coordinated by UGA coming to Athens this weekend

Nearly 800 Georgia middle and high school students are headed to Athens this weekend for the 68th Georgia Science and Engineering Fair, coordinated by the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

Feb. 24 2016

UGA helps small businesses break into Georgia’s burgeoning film industry

When the 88th Annual Academy Awards ceremony is held on Sunday, the state of Georgia will be well-represented. The film industry had a $6 billion impact on the state in the last fiscal year. Thanks to the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, local companies are getting a piece of that business.

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