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UGA Career Center wins national Technology Excellence Award

The University of Georgia Career Center was recognized by the National Association of Colleges and Employers for its technological achievement for excellence in best practices using technology and/or social media outlets.

NACE represents more than 9,100 four-year and two-year college career services and 3,000 human resource professionals at a national level. NACE honored Whitney Prescott, associate director of external engagement and communications, for the Career Center’s Instagram account based on program needs, relevance and creativity, among others. The Career Center has grown its followers on Instagram
@UGACareerCenter from 297 to more than 11,000 in just three years—the most of any college career center in the country.

The UGA Career Center’s goal is to create a two-way communication channel capable of increasing engagement among students, alumni and employers.