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Media Advisory: More than 900 graduate students expected at orientation and information fair

Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia Graduate School officials expect more than 900 incoming students to attend the Graduate School Orientation and Information Fair Wednesday, Aug. 11, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Athens Classic Center.

Maureen Grasso, dean of the Graduate School, and Heidi Davison, mayor of Athens-Clarke County, will welcome students to UGA and Athens. Students will learn essential information for success in graduate school and meet representatives from UGA and community services.

Following the orientation, Athens Transit will provide short bus tours of downtown and campus. The Graduate Student Association and Graduate and Professional Scholars will hold welcome receptions on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

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