From recipient to donor: alumnus aids meal plan scholarship’s continued impact

Johnelle Simpson II returns to UGA as an alumni to ensure the continued success of the scholarship program that he received as a student.
UGA students celebrate at the Dawg Day of Giving event at the Tate Student Center on March 26. PHOTO: Justin Evans

UGA donors’ 11,711 gifts break single-day record

Dawg Day of Giving gifts cumulatively contributed over $13.8 million to schools, colleges, departments and programs all over campus.
Dr. Michael Smith poses for a portrait

Paying it forward: Michael Smith

Michael Smith, M.D. (BSA ’79) graduated from UGA with scholarship support and now is giving back by establishing his own scholarship fund.
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Our Georgia Commitment: Joe and Penny Hodgson

Joe (BLA ’75) and Penny (BSEd ’74, MEd ’76) Hodgson grow apples. Lots of them.  Their Middle Tennessee orchard yields 25,000 to 35,000 apples annually, and most are donated to food ministries such as the Nashville Food Project. But…
BJ and Heather Schaknowski pose for a photo.
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$1 million gift pledges scholarships for Terry College student veterans

Alumni BJ and Heather Schaknowski pledge a $1 million gift to provide scholarship support for student veterans enrolled in the Terry College of Business.
Women pose at the launch event of Georgia Women Give

Georgia Women Give initiative engages women through community and philanthropy

Georgia Women Give is fostering a community of women interested in engaging more deeply with UGA and supporting the university.
Speaker David Ralston's headshot

New fund memorializes late Georgia Speaker of the House

The fund will support scholarships, summer fellowships or Georgia leaders-in-residence at the School of Law in memory of David Ralston.
Garden club members pose for a photo

Garden club raises funds for landscape architecture students

The Peachtree Garden Club has helped raise funds for landscape architecture students in the College of Environment and Design.
Delia Owens signs a book following an event held at the University of Georgia in August 2019.

Delia Owens creates ecology fellowship at University of Georgia

UGA alumna, author of “Where the Crawdads Sing,” commits $50,000 to create the Odum School of Ecology's first doctoral scholarship.
First-year law student Meg Graham studies for a midterm in the ground floor study space at the UGA Law School. (Photo by Andrew Davis Tucker/UGA)

UGA Foundation matching funds help create law scholarships

Two alumni donors created scholarships benefiting law students with the help of matching funds provided by the UGA Foundation.