Greg Wilson and Kira Crowe from CVIOG Workforce Development group go to Appling County for first PROPEL steering committee meeting and tour of town. (Photo by Shannah Montgomery)
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Boosting rural Georgia

A generous $500,000 gift from the University of Georgia Foundation board of trustees will benefit rural students and communities.
Driftmier Engineering Center

Gift endows new professorship in electric mobility

Georgia Power creates UGA College of Engineering faculty position focused on electric vehicles and associated technologies.

Foundation’s $2.6M pledge supports UGA poultry science

The R. Harold and Patsy Harrison Foundation's gift established a distinguished professorship in poultry science.
Chokshi Family

Chokshi family establishes professorship to further research endeavors, prepare UGA students

It started with a simple, unexpected postcard. Raj Chokshi (MA '94) had long dreamed of attending the University of Georgia but was unsure he’d qualify for admission. After beginning his college career at Georgia Southwestern State University…

UGA Institute of Higher Education named for Louise McBee

After an estate gift of over $3.5 million, UGA announced the naming of the Louise McBee Institute of Higher Education.

UGA researchers developing new models for malaria drug development and testing

Their work will make it easier to develop effective malaria treatments to help the millions affected by the disease each year.

$1 million gift from EY supports diversity recruitment, retention

The gift to Terry College will expand efforts to enhance student diversity through recruitment, professional development, mentorships.

Morehead directs $25,000 to the Giving Voice to the Voiceless endowment

Funding expands program that supports student-led projects focused on unattended societal problems and marginalized communities.

Isakson gift caps $4.5 million fundraising effort for Parkinson’s research chair

Fundraising for the faculty leadership position included a gift from the former U.S. Senator the position is named to honor.

New meal plan scholarship named for “Miss Sandra”

Campus legend Sandra Patterson will have a meal plan scholarship named in her honor after a $25K+ crowdfunding campaign.