Entries by Clarke Schwabe

UGA Greek councils create two $100K Georgia Commitment Scholarships

The University of Georgia Panhellenic Council and UGA Interfraternity Council each gave $100,000, matched by the UGA Foundation, to establish two endowed, need-based scholarships through the Georgia Commitment Scholarship Program. “We are so excited by and proud of these councils and their member organizations,” said Victor K. Wilson, vice president of student affairs. “Our students […]

The Delta Air Lines Foundation commits $5 million to UGA Innovation District, Engineering

The University of Georgia will take a major step forward in its Innovation District initiative and enhance the College of Engineering, thanks to a $5 million gift from The Delta Air Lines Foundation. The Innovation District initiative brings together people, programs and places to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential learning at the University of Georgia. […]

Coca-Cola Foundation commits $1 million to first-generation UGA students

The Coca-Cola Foundation has pledged another $1 million toward scholarships for University of Georgia students who are the first in their families to attend college. It is the foundation’s fourth such commitment, adding to its positive impact on the trajectory of students’ lives and the futures of their families and communities. In 2007, The Coca-Cola […]

Georgia Commitment Scholarships reach major milestone of 500

Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of donors, the University of Georgia has established more than 500 endowed, need-based scholarships, creating new, permanent pathways to higher education for Georgia residents from low-income backgrounds. “This achievement is a testament to the desire of so many individuals, families and organizations to make a positive difference in the […]

Museum space at UGA Libraries named for Ted Turner

The exhibition hall in the University of Georgia’s Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries will be named in honor of CNN founder, environmentalist and longtime Atlantan Ted Turner, subject to UGA Cabinet approval, thanks in part to a $550,000 donation made by WarnerMedia (formerly Time Warner), an entertainment and media conglomerate that merged with Turner Broadcasting […]

$1.5 million gift to Odum School of Ecology honors legacy of ecology student John Spencer

John Spencer, a master’s student in ecology at the University of Georgia, was passionate about freshwater ecology, conservation and ecological restoration. A graduate fellowship established through a $1.5 million commitment from John’s mother and stepfather, Kathelen and Dan Amos, is ensuring that his legacy will reach far into the future. “Kathelen and Dan Amos are […]