Entries by Clarke Schwabe

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. […]

USPOULTRY and USPOULTRY Foundation Funding to UGA Exceeds $6.5 Million

A partnership of over 25 years has resulted in numerous significant research achievements, countless accomplished graduates, and, as of late 2019, a total of $6.5 million given to the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Harold E. Ford Foundation (USPOULTRY Foundation). […]

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 […]

$1M gift to UGA law school to support Family Justice Clinic and elite scholarship

The memory of a domestic violence victim will have a lasting impact on the University of Georgia School of Law as an anonymous donor has pledged $1 million to support the school’s Family Justice Clinic and create a Distinguished Law Fellowship, both bearing the victim’s name – Jane W. Wilson. Wilson, a resident of rural Northern Georgia in her early 30s, was […]