Christopher James

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Articles by Christopher James

Oct. 19 2017

UGA academy helps environmental committees prepare for legislative session

The University of Georgia is helping state legislators learn more about complex environmental issues facing their communities.

Oct. 17 2017

UGA-assisted media company submits first feature film to Sundance Film Festival

Catherine Downey is succinct when she talks about the help she's received from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center over the last dozen years

Aug. 28 2017

Georgia’s Small Business Person of the Year credits SBDC for his successful start

A Georgia company supported by the UGA Small Business Development Center is likely the key cog in getting test results back to your doctor quickly and accurately.

Aug. 4 2017

Freshmen get a jump on experiential learning before their first semester

University of Georgia first-year student Paula Rios couldn't hide a smile when she stumbled upon familiar children's books at Books for Keeps.

Aug. 1 2017

Downtown Renaissance Partnership helps boost economic vitality in northwest Georgia

Downtown business districts in some northwest Georgia cities are getting a face-lift, thanks to the University of Georgia and funding from the Lyndhurst Foundation in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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.

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