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  Greetings from Campus
July 2015

UGA on the West Coast

The university is headed west for a series of receptions with President Jere W. Morehead (JD '80) and you're invited! 

UGA in Los Angeles
Tuesday, July 14
7:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

UGA in the Bay
Thursday, July 16 
7:00 p.m. 
The Fairmont San Francisco 

All alumni, friends of the university and parents are invited to attend. Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be provided. The deadline to pre-register is Tuesday, July 7, but walk-up registration will be available. 

Congratulations to the 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

The UGA Alumni Association proudly unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2015 last week. These outstanding young alumni represent the best of UGA and have been selected for their professional, personal and philanthropic accomplishments. The Class of 2015 will be celebrated at the 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on September 10 in Atlanta. See the entire 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

Were you spotted at an alumni event?

Spring and summer are busy seasons for the UGA Alumni Association and we hope you had the opportunity to attend one of our events. Check out photos below! 

2015 Freshman Send-Off Parties

This summer, the UGA Alumni Association will bring students, family, alumni and friends together to celebrate the passion and pride of UGA. Get ready to send the Class of 2019 to Athens with a heartfelt “Go Dawgs!” Click here to find the Freshman Send-Off in your city

UGA Parents and Families Association

Even when students seem to only communicate with emojis and Snapchat, family members can stay informed and connected to the university community and their students by joining the UGA Parents and Families Association. 

The UGA Parents and Families Association is one way to stay involved and serves undergraduate parents and families by organizing parents weekend, monthly email newsletters and web updates to keep parents informed. The mission of the association is to provide support and information to parents and families of UGA students. Learn more about joining the Parents and Families Association today!

UGA helps leaders grow with new partnership

UGA Student Affairs and the Center for Teaching and Learning have partnered with Accelerated Leadership Group (ALG) to launch the UGA Academy for Leadership Excellence. This initiative will offer opportunities for emerging student leaders and alumni to develop and hone world-class leadership skills. ALG is offering several upcoming programs designed for alumni looking to become high-performing leaders in their community and profession. Learn more today

July 2015 Chapter Events

Colorado Chapter Braves vs. Rockies Game: July 10 
Austin Chapter Day of Service and Freshman Send-Off: July 18 
Charleston Chapter Salty Dawg Kick-Off: July 22
Upstate South Carolina Young Alumni Night at Fluor Field: July 30 
Austin Chapter Brunch at Red's Porch: August 2

July Metro Atlanta Chapter Events

East Side Trail BeltLine Clean-up
Saturday, July 18 
9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Park Tavern
Join the Metro Atlanta Chapter as it volunteers to keep Atlanta beautiful with Pebble Tossers

Save the date for an alumni gathering on July 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Your Pie (123 Perimeter Center West, Suite 200). More information coming soon! 

News and Events from Campus

College of Engineering
A Night with the Atlanta Braves
Saturday, July 18
$25 per person, includes game ticket, dinner and drinks 

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
Grady in L.A. Alumni Mixer
July 12, 2015
Yamashiro Hollywood

Management Seminar for Visual Editors
July 25-26, 2015
Athens, Georgia

Grady in San Francisco Alumni Mixer
August 7, 2015
Location: TBD

Odum School of Ecology 
Odum School ESA Mixer
August 11, 2015
Baltimore Convention Center
Alumni, faculty and students attending ESA are invited to the annual Odum School Mixer. RSVP to 

Terry College of Business
Charlotte Alumni and Student Gathering
July 16, 215
VBGB Beer Garden

New York Alumni and Student Gathering
July 25, 2015
Location: TBD

The UGA Career Center is here for alumni!

Find a Meaningful Career Workshop
Choose from one of two convenient dates
July 7, August 7
9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 
Director of Alumni Career Services Bethany Mills will provide career exploration activities. Space is limited to 12 alumni per session; reserve your spot today!

Career Transitions: Planning Your Next Career Move
Tuesday, July 14
9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Registration is limited to 15 alumni. Email to learn more. 

Career Webinars
Career Transitions: Planning Your Next Career Move
Tuesday, July 21
Noon to 1:00 p.m. 

Addressing Employment Gaps: Reframing Your Experiences
Wednesday, July 29
Noon to 1:00 p.m. 

UGA Alumni Association on Snapchat

Last month, the UGA Alumni Association launched its official Snapchat account. Are you interested in sneak peeks of campus and behind-the-scenes glimpses of some of the largest alumni events of the year, including the upcoming UGA Day in Atlanta? Follow along at UGAAlumniAssoc! 

Amazing Student: Travis Redmond '15

The one UGA experience I will always remember will be...
I’ve had so many great experiences at UGA, I can’t imagine forgetting a single one. From Snellebrating with friends, the amazing football seasons (LSU and Auburn games especially!) and getting my first A on an OChem exam, I will cherish every moment at UGA.

Learn more about amazing UGA student Travis Redmond.

Event Details
2015 Washington, D.C. Freshman Send-Off
Upstate South Carolina Young Alumni Night at Fluor Field
2015 Gainesville, Georgia Freshman Send-Off
2015 Statesboro Freshman Send-Off
2015 Augusta Freshman Send-Off
Austin Dawgs Brunch Social
2015 Raleigh Freshman Send-Off
2015 Houston Freshman Send-Off
2015 Metro Atlanta Freshman Send-Off
NYC Operation Backpack Bulldogs After Business Hours
2015 Richmond Freshman Send-Off
Houston Chapter NASA Tour
Hilton Head Island Chapter Bulldogs After Business Hours
Washington, D.C. SEC Kick-Off
Upstate South Carolina SEC Kickoff Party
Raleigh Chapter Volunteer Day
Charlotte SEC Alumni Bash - A Special Service Opportunity
New York City Chapter Mets vs Braves
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