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Christopher James

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Articles by Christopher James

Oct. 16 2017

Signs of success

Catherine Downey is succinct when she talks about the help she's received from the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center over the last dozen years.

Sep. 5 2017

SBDC helps Small Business Person of Year expand reach

A Georgia company supported by the UGA Small Business Development Center is likely the key cog in getting test results back to your doctor quickly and accurately.

Sep. 5 2017

Sherpa Executive Coaching Certification Program draws students from across globe

An executive coaching certification program at UGA's Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is attracting students from around the world and now includes military veterans who can use the GI Bill funding to pay tuition.

Aug. 21 2017

Institute of Genealogy moves to UGA after nearly six decades in Birmingham

The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research debuted in July at its new home, the UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, after nearly 60 years at Samford University.

Aug. 14 2017

Freshmen get a jump on experiential learning before their first semester

The volunteer work at Books for Keeps was part of a service-learning course for participants in the UGA Freshman College Summer Experience.

Jul. 31 2017

Downtown Renaissance Partnership helps boost economic vitality in northwest Georgia

Downtown business districts in some northwest Georgia cities are getting a face-lift, thanks to the University of Georgia and funding from the Lyndhurst Foundation in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Apr. 24 2017

Professor receives national recognition for service-learning

Drive by the UGArden on South Milledge Avenue any day of the week and you're likely to see David Berle, a wide brimmed hat shading his face, working the fields alongside students.

Apr. 3 2017

Middle school gardens grow,  with some help from UGA

When Wick Prichard arrived at Clarke Middle School in 2014, his goal as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the University of Georgia was to turn the sustainability lessons he'd been teaching at summer camps into a daily curriculum.

Nov. 7 2016

Engineering students help determine infrastructure needs

UGA senior Mariana Ozier looked like a professional engineer, scribbling notes as she walked a site pegged for redevelopment in Griffin.

Nov. 7 2016

SBDC helps teach veterinary students about emergency preparedness

Dr. Joanna Davis wishes she had the chance to talk to firefighters, police officers and first responders when she was a UGA student two decades ago.

Oct. 3 2016

Faculty, students assess community health needs, get hands-on experience

An assessment of community health needs, led by UGA faculty and facilitated by the UGA Archway Partnership, has contributed to a new urgent care center for one middle Georgia county and resulted in a scholarly article in the Journal of the Georgia Public Health Association.

Sep. 6 2016

SBDC program helps small companies learn how to export goods

Thanks to UGA, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the U.S.

Aug. 22 2016

‘Blue and You’ helps police, youth address potential conflicts

In a time of heightened sensitivity between police and the public, UGA has launched a program to facilitate conversations between youth and law enforcement officers to address conflicts before they escalate into violence.

Aug. 22 2016

Two WeatherStem stations installed at university sites

New technology installed at two UGA locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.

Jul. 11 2016

New training program gives Georgia communities edge in attracting business

Kyle Fletcher is the one sitting in the classroom, but the new Georgia Certified Economic Developer Program offered by UGA is benefiting her entire community.

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