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Dec. 8 2014

Meat man: MSTC coordinator shares passion, knowledge with others

From the posters of meat cuts and a cow femur pencil holder to the rows of butcher knives, Ryan Crowe's office screams meat.

Nov. 17 2014

Grady lecturer organizes YWCO’s youth triathlon

As 5-year-old Haden was entering the swimming portion of the Athens YWCO's "Kids Tri the Y" youth triathlon two years ago, race director Kim Landrum noticed all the race's adult helpers—or "swim angels"—already were with other children.

Nov. 17 2014

Associate programs director aims to foster love of outdoors, rec sports

Ironically, Lance Haynie's passion for the great outdoors began indoors on a climbing wall.

Nov. 3 2014

Parking monitor focuses on making positive impressions

For many, Wendy Glenn is the first and last person they see on campus. As a senior parking monitor at the South Campus parking deck, Glenn interacts with hundreds of faculty, staff, students, parents and visitors each week.

Oct. 27 2014

Students tour UGA Printing and Duplicating to learn about printing process

Surrounded by massive machines and piles of paper, the students in Julie Spivey's graphic design class beamed with pride as they saw their hard work roll off the press during a tour of UGA Printing and Duplicating last month. The class had created individual business cards, and after a tour of the printer in the building next to the Performing Arts Center parking deck, the students were able to examine the end product.

Oct. 13 2014

12th BFSO luncheon highlights academic excellence, diversity

The speaker for the Black Faculty and Staff Organization's Founders' Award Scholarship Luncheon was familiar with the organization and its mission well before being asked to give the keynote address. Ceasar C. Mitchell, president of the Atlanta City Council, had received an award from the campus organization while he was a student at the UGA School of Law (he received his Juris Doctor in 1995).

 

 

Oct. 13 2014

College of Pharmacy admin manager willing to help all

During Joy Wilson's more than two decades at UGA, she has tried to tell people "no" as little as possible.

Oct. 6 2014

New Recreational Sports director focuses on improving customer service

As Keith Wenrich was about to leave Gym West on the first floor of the Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, he came across a lost first-year student who was looking for an elliptical machine to exercise on. Packed bags and car keys in tow, Wenrich decided to help the student by walking her up the stairs and across the building to ensure she got where she wanted to go.

 

 

Sep. 15 2014

Employees receive diversity certificate

More than 130 UGA employees were recognized for making the university a more welcoming and inclusive place during the Sept. 4 Embracing Diversity program. 

Sep. 15 2014

Veterinary medicine staff member lives life of science, music

Music has been a part of Deb Carter's life since she can remember.

Sep. 2 2014

Building up science

In a ceremony that included remarks by state and university leaders, UGA broke ground on its newest state-of-the-art learning facility, the 122,500-square-foot Science Learning Center.

Aug. 25 2014

On the fly: Radiation safety specialist takes interest in Earhart search

As Lauren Palmer was researching the fallout of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, an article about another Pacific island caught her eye.

Aug. 18 2014

Atlanta City Council president will speak at BFSO luncheon

Ceasar C. Mitchell, president of the Atlanta City Council, will deliver the keynote address at UGA's Black Faculty and Staff Organization's 12th annual Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon Sept. 30.

Aug. 11 2014

Helping hand: Administrative manager has giving spirit, desire to aid others

Whether living in Asia or Athens, Susan Parish has always felt the urge to volunteer and help others.

Apr. 28 2014

IT professional, outgoing UGA Staff Council chair enjoys helping others

While Jerry Daniel may have been working every odd job he could find in the mid-1990s, he knew his future path was in technology. So in between jobs as a plumber, a roofer, a restaurant worker, a telemarketer and a ditch digger, Daniel was working on computers. 

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