Campus News

UGA to dedicate Reed Plaza on Sept. 3

Athens, Ga. – Reed Plaza, the newly renovated concourse on the north side of Sanford Stadium, will be dedicated on Friday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. on the Sanford Drive side of the plaza. Reed Plaza is a pedestrian area connecting Sanford Drive and East Campus Road at the foot of Reed Hall and Memorial Hall.

Speakers for the dedication include UGA President Michael F. Adams; Greg McGarity, director of athletics; Mark Richt, head football coach; and Drew Butler, junior punter. The ceremony will be followed by a reception. The pep band, cheerleaders and mascots Hairy Dawg and Russ will be on hand to provide entertainment before and after the program.

In addition to providing an additional 30,000 square feet of athletic patron space with greatly expanded restrooms and concession areas, Reed Plaza also will be used on non-game days for student affairs activities and outdoor lectures.

Parking for the event will be available in the Tate Student Center Deck.