Stan Jackson

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Articles by Stan Jackson

Apr. 8 2017

UGA students surpass $250,000 raised in fight against cancer

During Emily Maggs' four years at the University of Georgia, she has learned that she shares something with every other student: She hates cancer.

Apr. 3 2017

$1.5 million gift enhances UGA’s proactive alcohol education

The University of Georgia will enhance its alcohol education and prevention programs thanks to a $1.5 million gift from Jack and Nancy Fontaine of Houston, Texas. The donation is their latest in nearly $6 million of support to the Fontaine Center for alcohol awareness and education since the center's establishment 11 years ago.

Feb. 19 2017

UGA’s largest student-run philanthropy surpasses $1 million for second straight year

More than 3,000 University of Georgia students gathered in Sanford Stadium Sunday morning to celebrate a record-setting $1,352,705.17 raised for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Jan. 31 2017

Student Affairs grants encourage innovative faculty research partnerships

Three University of Georgia research projects have been named as the inaugural recipients of the Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the division in campus research.

Jan. 30 2017

UGA features celebration, activism and joy during Black History Month

The University of Georgia will celebrate Black History Month 2017- "Black Joy: Celebration as a form of activism, highlighting the existence, resilience and resistance of black culture"-with a wide variety of programs and activities across campus.

Nov. 14 2016

Significant donation boosts food scholarship and Student Affairs programs

Like dozens of his fellow University of Georgia students, Kyle McReynolds used to worry about finding enough money for his next meal. "You want to be engaged in class, engaged in studying, but all you can think about is how you're going to pay for the next thing," said McReynolds, a junior majoring in business management from Warner Robins. McReynolds and his classmates are now able to focus on their studies thanks to the Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Food Scholarship. The food scholarship and other programs that support students just got a big boost from University of Georgia graduate Jess Stokely, who is contributing $900,000 to the food scholarship and $1.5 million to general support for students.

Jun. 2 2016

UGA meal plan scholarship program to expand

More University of Georgia students will be able to concentrate on their education and worry less about finding meals thanks to a significant six-figure gift from the R. Halsey Wise and Lisha S. Wise Family Foundation to the Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Food Scholarship, which is an integral part of UGA's commitment to overall need-based scholarship programs.

Apr. 16 2016

UGA students raise $177,226.74 to fight cancer

More than 2,000 students participated in the 17th Annual University of Georgia Relay for Life overnight from April 15-16 at the intramural fields. The night culminated with the announcement that the student fundraising teams had raised a total of $177,226.74 toward this year's campaign.

Apr. 7 2016

Michele Howard named associate vice president for student affairs

Michele Howard, currently director of early college programs for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, has been named associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Georgia.

Apr. 6 2016

Jared Pacileo named senior coordinator for Greek Life

Jared Pacileo has been named senior coordinator for Greek Life and advisor to the Interfraternity Council at the University of Georgia. Pacileo's appointment is effective June 1.

Mar. 23 2016

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta names rehabilitation gym after UGA student philanthropy

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta dedicated its Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Gym as the "UGA Miracle Gym" in a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 20.

Feb. 21 2016

Student-run philanthropy surpasses $1 million raised for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

More than 2,100 University of Georgia students caught up on some much needed sleep Sunday after 24 hours of dancing and games culminated in the announcement of a record-setting $1,068,358.16 raised for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Feb. 19 2016

New director to enhance collaboration between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs

Erin L. Richman, currently executive director of institutional innovation at Florida State College at Jacksonville, has been named the new director of academic partnerships and initiatives at the University of Georgia's Division of Student Affairs.

Jul. 10 2015

Meg Evans named director of UGA’s LGBT Resource Center

Meg Evans, currently LGBTQ resources coordinator and housefellow at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named the new director of the LGBT Resource Center at the University of Georgia.

Apr. 18 2015

UGA students raise more than $200,000 to fight cancer

More than 2,000 students participated in the 16th Annual University of Georgia Relay for Life overnight from April 17-18 in the main gym at the Ramsey Student Center. The night culminated with the announcement that the student fundraising teams had raised a total of $203,396.31 toward this year's campaign. The top fundraising team was Alpha Chi Omega, which raised $16,130.

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