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Why I Give: Donna Alvermann

Donna Alvermann

Name: Donna E. Alvermann

Position: The Omer Clyde and Elizabeth Parr Aderhold Professor in Education and Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education

At UGA: 35 years and 9 months

Beneficiary of her gift to the university: The College of Education, in particular the doctoral program in the language and literacy education department

Why she contributes: “In appreciation of an academic home that supports its students and faculty in their chosen endeavors, it is a privilege to contribute in a manner that assures continued forward motion. Onward, UGA.”

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