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UGA Griffin campus hosts UGA Spirit Day

Griffin, Ga. – The University of Georgia Griffin Campus invites prospective students and their families to UGA Spirit Day on March 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Attendees can have their photo taken with Hairy Dawg from noon-2 p.m.

UGA Spirit Day is an opportunity for attendees to learn more about the Griffin Campus and academic programs. There will be campus tours, a UGA trivia game, refreshments, family activities and more.

“This is a great opportunity for students to speak directly with faculty and program coordinators, as well as obtain information on specific programs and admissions requirements,” said admissions counselor J.L. Wyatt. “UGA-Griffin is known for personable instruction with world-renowned faculty, providing students with a small college atmosphere while earning a UGA degree.”

UGA-Griffin offers undergraduate degree completion programs in general business, biological science, consumer economics, environmental resource science, food industry marketing and administration, microbiology, special education and agribusiness, as well as two new interdisciplinary studies degrees in psychology and sociology, to students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework. In addition, the campus offers graduate degrees programs in math education, agricultural leadership, student affairs leadership and workforce education.

This event is open to the public. For more information, see

About UGA-Griffin
Located approximately 40 miles south of Atlanta, the University of Georgia Griffin campus offers undergraduate and graduate majors from five of UGA’s schools and colleges. The varied programs and services on the Griffin campus represent the university’s overall mission of teaching, research and service. Consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top public campuses in America, UGA is considered one of the best values among 100 public colleges and universities in Kiplinger’s magazine. The UGA Griffin campus was named 2013 Best College by the Griffin Daily News. For more information, see