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Media Advisory: Atlanta Consular Corps to visit UGA campus

Media Advisory: Atlanta Consular Corps to visit UGA campus

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia will welcome 18 members of the Atlanta Consular Corps on Wednesday, April 18, at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Art Dunning, vice president for public service and outreach, will host the visit on behalf of President Michael F. Adams and Provost Arnett Mace.

The consular offices and/or trade and investment agencies from 53 nations comprise the Atlanta Consular Corps. The offices help promote economic, cultural and scientific relations and offer services to foreign citizens living in or traveling in Georgia.

The visit aims to build relationships and promote cultural exchanges between the university and the nations represented by the Consular Corps. A presentation by Judy Shaw, associate provost for international affairs, about UGA’s international programs will be followed by a luncheon where UGA students and faculty will have an opportunity to interact with members of the Consular Corps.

Representatives from the following nations plan to attend the event: Albania, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Guatemala, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Republic of Slovenia and the United Kingdom.