January 22, 2018
ServeUGA and community volunteers join forces on Martin Luther King Day
On Jan. 15, people across the nation celebrated the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the MLK Day of Service, the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service. Organized by a committee within Athens-Clarke County, the local effort brought more than 800 volunteers out on a chilly Monday morning to serve the community.
President Jere W. Morehead will deliver the 2018 State of the University address to the campus community Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel.
The University of Georgia will observe its anniversary as the birthplace of public higher education in America Jan. 22-26, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 16th annual Founders Day Lecture Jan. 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel.
It's been over 50 years since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech "I Have a Dream," in which he foretold a nation united in the belief that all are created equal.