The UGA Alumni Association has enjoyed bringing UGA coaches and administrators to alumni and friends in Columbus, Dallas-Fort Worth, Macon, Jacksonville, and Tifton during the past month.
For those of you who were able to attend – thank you! Photos from each event will be posted to the UGA Days Web page and the UGA Alumni Association Facebook page.
The UGA Alumni Association and the UGA Athletic Association will continue to host UGA Days in the following cities:
Host Chuck Dowdle, Head Football Coach Mark Richt, Head Basketball Coach Mark Fox, UGA administrators and other special guests will share their insights into UGA’s upcoming seasons, and the latest news from the University. Be sure to register and secure your space at these spirited events today! Go Dawgs!
Bulldog 100 Nominations
Don’t forget that May 31, 2013, is the deadline to nominate businesses for the Bulldog 100. This program determines and recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA graduates. Click here to nominate a business today – it only takes a minute or two!
Companies are ranked by their compounded annual growth rate of revenues for the last three years. All qualified businesses, regardless of location, are welcome to participate. To learn more about eligibility, please click here. If you are unsure whether a business is eligible, please proceed to nominate. The Alumni Association and Warren Averitt + GH&I will confirm each business’s eligibility.
The Alumni Association is celebrating soon-to-be graduates with the inaugural Commencement Celebration on Wednesday, May 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Tate Student Center Plaza.
The celebration will feature complimentary food and refreshments, music, special guest appearances, entertainment and performances by student groups. The first 250 seniors at the event will take home a gift from the Alumni Association, and the first 200 will receive the official UGA Alumni T-shirt. Representatives from the University will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about staying connected to UGA following graduation. The UGA Bookstore will offer a 20 percent discount on clothing and gifts to the upcoming graduates during the party.
Also at the event, the Class of 2013 Senior Signature plaque will be unveiled and seniors can take pictures next to their name on the plaque.
Follow #UGAGradParty and #UGAClassof2013 on Twitter to keep up with all of the fun happenings!
Welcome at the Arch
On Friday, May 10, the day of Commencement, a photographer will be available from 1 to 3 p.m. for new graduates taking photographs at the Arch and the Chapel Bell. The photos will be available for free download from the UGA Alumni Association website, www.alumni.uga.edu.
The Alumni Association will be on hand from approximately 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to welcome graduates and their families to North Campus and provide them with snacks and water while taking pictures. Click here for more information.
Chapters across the country are hosting events on a daily basis for local UGA alumni and friends. Click here to find the chapter near you and learn more about upcoming events in your area.
UGA Alumni Show
The Alumni Association is proud to present the UGA Alumni Show on WUGA-TV! The show is a collection of interviews with UGA alumni, faculty, students, and administration. During the interviews, guests share personal stories and news about the University. To view the latest episodes of the show, please click here.
UGA Alumni Association on Pinterest
Are you looking for a little red and black inspiration? Connect with the UGA Alumni Association on Pinterest to view images and gather ideas curated by your Alumni Association staffers. Highlights include red and black attire for men, women and children, home décor, well-known alumni, graduation and tailgating ideas, and suggestions for showing your Bulldog spirit during a variety of holidays. So, what are you waiting for? Visit www.pinterest.com/ugaalumniassoc and start re-pinning!
Have you created a product that you would like to share with your fellow graduates? The UGA Alumni Association is requesting alumni-created products to feature on its "Made by the Bulldog Nation" board. Please email email@example.com with your full name, grad year(s) and a link to the website that sells your products.