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UGA Alumni Association accepting nominations for the 2012 40 Under 40

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2012 40 Under 40 recognition program. The 40 Under 40 recognizes and celebrates UGA alumni under the age of 40 who are business, community, educational and/or philanthropic leaders.

Nominations can be submitted through April 13. Candidates must be UGA graduates, under the age of 40 by Sept. 1, 2012 and be willing to submit a photo that will be published in various UGA publications and media. Nominations must be submitted by someone other than the nominee, and preferably by fellow alumni, employers or community leaders who are not members of the nominee’s immediate family.

Nominations may be submitted by completing the official form found at Emailed or mailed nominations will not be considered.

The 2012 40 Under 40 honorees will be notified in July. An awards luncheon celebrating the honorees and nominees will be held Sept. 20 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta.

For more information and to access the nomination form, see, or contact Julie Cheney, assistant director of alumni relations, at or 706/542-2251.