Entries by Claudia Miller

Students show their gratitude during the seventh annual Thank a Donor Day

A record-breaking number of students gathered at Thank a Donor Day on April 12 to show their appreciation for UGA donors. Coordinated by the Office of Donor Relations and Stewardship, this campus-wide tradition has celebrated the impact of private donations on the UGA campus community for the past seven years. This year, more than 950 […]

Mellon grant will expand Global Georgia Initiative

This article was originally published by UGA Today on April 11, 2018. Writer: Dave Marr  (AB ’09, ABJ ’09) A $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable the University of Georgia Willson Center for Humanities and Arts to expand its Global Georgia Initiative, a public humanities program in place since 2013. “As a leading public research university, UGA is appreciative to the […]

Gift will establish Correll Scholars Program

Writer: Elizabeth Elmore (ABJ ’08, BBA ’08) New scholarship program to include mentorship, experiential learning and more  Ada Lee and Alston D. “Pete” Correll Jr. have committed $5 million to endow a need-based scholarship program at the University of Georgia. The couple are the honorary chairs of the university’s Commit to Georgia Campaign. The Correll family’s […]

UGA Foundation hires chief investment officer

Author: Katie DeGenova (ABJ ’06) The University of Georgia Foundation has hired Jason Bull as its first chief investment officer, effective April 9, 2018. Bull was formerly managing director for Emory University’s endowment. The liquid assets managed by the UGA Foundation have surpassed $1 billion, as more donors contribute each year in support of the University of Georgia. […]

Alumnus donates art collection to UGA School of Law

This article was originally published on UGA Today on March 5, 2018. Writer: Heidi Murphy William Elliott Stiles Jr.—an accomplished artist, Atlanta attorney and University of Georgia School of Law alumnus—is donating 10 pieces of his work to his alma mater. The hand-painted originals will portray various legal themes and contain references to the School of Law. “I […]

UGA names building for Sanford and Barbara Orkin

This article was originally published by UGA Today on February 15, 2018. Writer: David Dodson, Terry College of Business (ABJ ’89) Third and final phase of the Business Learning Community will open in 2019 The next building to become part of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business will be named for Sanford and Barbara Orkin of Atlanta. The University […]

Hodgson School unveils renovated recording control room

This article was originally published by UGA Today on January 29, 2018. Writer: Jessica Luton ROOM DEDICATED TO R. DOUGLAS MOORE, LONGTIME MUSIC PROFESSOR A recent renovation of the recording control room at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music features improved recording quality and more opportunities for performers and engineers. The renovation features state-of-the-art upgrades and new technologies to help […]

UGA Alumni Association Launches The 1961 Club

The date was January 9, 1961. Amidst a crowd of National Guardsmen, the figures of Hamilton E. Homes and Charlayne Hunter appeared on the University of Georgia’s North Campus. They were two students registering for their spring classes and simultaneously making history. Holmes and Hunter became the first African-American students to register at UGA, but […]