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Celebrate the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry with David Greene

Thursday, November 13
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Shula's 347 Grill in Buckhead

Join fellow UGA alumni in the Metro Atlanta area for an exciting “Calling All Dawgs” event like no other. Attendees will hear from one of UGA’s legendary quarterbacks, David Greene (BBA ’04), two days before the Dawgs take on the Auburn Tigers. 

Click here to register. 

Save the Date: December 2 is Giving Tuesday

Now in its third year, Giving Tuesday is the most widely-recognized day for charitable giving. On this national day of philanthropy, UGA invites alumni and friends to support this special one-day fundraising campaign to benefit all areas of campus. When making charitable gifts this Giving Tuesday, remember UGA.

Football Tickets for Young Alumni

The UGA Athletic Association's Young Alumni Program offers recent graduates an opportunity to request renewable season tickets at a special rate.

If you graduated from UGA with an undergraduate or graduate degree within the past five years (May 1, 2010 to May 31, 2015), you qualify to request season tickets through the Young Alumni Program.

The deadline to submit information for the 2015 football season is FEBRUARY 15. Click here to submit your information today.

Alumni Night at the Bookstore presented by Georgia’s Own Credit Union: Nov. 21

UGA Bookstore
Friday, November 21 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. 

Join the UGA Alumni Association on Friday, November 21 for a truly spirited shopping experience at the UGA Bookstore. Alumni will receive a 20 percent discount on merchandise and have the chance to take a photo with America's favorite mascot, Uga IX. 

This fun evening will also feature a visit from Hairy Dawg, free food and beverages, and music from DJ KingFish! Several notable UGA authors, including Vince Dooley, will be in attendance to take photos and sign their books. 

Click here to register. 

“Give That Dawg a Bone” Campaign

The UGA Alumni Association is once again proud to sponsor the annual “Give That Dawg a Bone” card-writing campaign, in partnership with the UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This campaign invites alumni to write notes to newly accepted students, sharing fond college memories and encouraging them to choose UGA as their home for the next four years. The Office of Admissions provides volunteers with cards, a list of names/addresses of students, and stamped envelopes, as well as a sample message. 

The card-writing campaign runs between January and April. If you would like to participate, please email the following information to Susan Byus, regional recruiter, at

Graduating Year(s)
Mailing Address
Number of cards you’d like to write (in multiples of 10)

What’s New on Campus

College of Engineering
Join UGA's College of Engineering and Auburn's College of Engineering for a joint tailgate on Saturday, November 15. The tailgate will feature live music, food, and tailgating games. Come out and celebrate the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry. Click here to learn more. 

UGA Graduate School
The UGA Graduate School honored 10 alumni with its 2014 Alumni of Distinction Award for achieving exceptional success in their professional careers and in service to their communities. The awards were presented Oct. 16. Click here to learn more. 

College of Education
Five UGA College of Education graduates were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership with 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards at the college’s second annual Donor Appreciation and Alumni Awards Dinner held earlier this month. The honorees were Whitney Myers (EDD '91), Ian Altman (AB '04, MED '06), Kimber Shelton (PHD '09), Tonya Harris Cornileus (MED '04, PHD '10) and Mark Slonaker (BSED '80). Click here to learn more. 

College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences 
All UGA alumni and friends are invited to join the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences for the 2015 CAES Global Adventure to the Gardens & Farms of the French Riviera. This journey will happen May 28-June 5, 2015. Tour stops will include Marseille and Nice. If you are interested in this adventure, please email CAES Alumni Director Juli Fields at or watch for more details at

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 
Warnell recently bestowed the distinguished alumnus and distinguished young alumnus awards on two graduates who have made significant contributions to the forestry industry while supporting their alma mater. Click here to learn more about Claude Yearwood (BSF '69) and Michael Westbrook (BSFR '05, MS '10), this year's honorees. 

Homecoming 2015
UGA recently announced that Homecoming 2015 has been scheduled for the October 17, 2015, game against Missouri. 

Career Center Events and Webinars

UGA Career Center
UGA Alumni Workshop: The Job Search Basics
UGA Gwinnett Campus, Room 107
Tuesday, November 18

6:00-7:00 p.m. 

Whether you’ve been job searching for one week or four months, this session will help you focus your job search and your energy in getting the job you love! You will learn steps to find the jobs that are promoted and those in the hidden market. To register for this event, please email Bethany Bagley Mills at

UGA Alumni Webinar:The Do's and Don'ts of Networking
Wednesday, November 19
Noon to 1:00 p.m. 
Register Here

In the age of "The Referral Economy," it is important to know the do's and don'ts of networking. In this session, you will learn how to identify your current network and use proper etiquette to connect with individuals. 

Catch UGA Alumni Association President Tim Keadle on Dawg Sports Radio this week!

Sports fans, catch UGA Alumni Association President Tim Keadle (BBA '78) Friday morning on Dawg Sports Radio. Tim will be talking about the upcoming Auburn game and Giving Tuesday. You can follow Dawg Sports Radio on Twitter and click here to download the radio station's app. 

Upcoming Chapter Events

Chicago Gaia Volunteer Day - November 15 
San Francisco Bulldog Lunch Club - November 17 
Savannah Bulldogs After Business Hours - November 18 
Upstate South Carolina: A Taste of Athens in Greenville - November 18 
San Francisco Bulldogs After Business Hours - November 18 
Athens Area Holiday Party - December 9 
Charlotte Holiday Party - December 11
Tampa Bay SEC Day with the Buccaneers - December 28

2015 Founders Day Lecture

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 
1:30 p.m. in the UGA Chapel 

Part of UGA's Signature Lecture Series

On January 27, 2015, the UGA Alumni Association and the UGA Emeriti Scholars will present the 2015 Founders Day Lecture. Professor Paul Kurtz, associate dean for academic and student affairs and J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law Emeritus, will present the lecture. The title of Dr. Kurtz's lecture is "A New York Yankee in Abraham Baldwin's Court: (Almost) Fifty Years Behind 'Enemy' Lines." This annual lecture, which takes place during UGA's Founders Week, is open to the public. Come out and enjoy this historic occassion, which celebrates the anniversary of UGA becoming the first state-chartered institution in 1785. Click here to learn more about the Signature Lecture series. 

2014 Football Game Watching Parties

The Dawgs need your support as they head into the homestretch of the 2014 football season. Gather with fellow alumni, friends and fans from your local chapter of the UGA Alumni Association to cheer for the Bulldogs.

Throughout the season, alumni chapters have been hosting game watching parties at more than 60 official locations. Click here for detailed information about official game watching parties in your area. 

Sponsor the Bulldog 100 Celebration

Each year, the Bulldog 100 experiences substantial growth in attendance, media exposure, and public awareness. It is now recognized as one of UGA's premier events. Consider being an integral part of the 2015 Bulldog 100 Celebration on Saturday, February 7 by serving as a sponsor for this event.

This opportunity will showcase your company to the hundreds of business leaders who will gather for this special evening at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Sponsors benefit through complimentary tickets to the celebration, marketing and media recognition, advertising opportunities in the post-event magazine and more. Click here to view a full list of sponsorship opportunities.

Congratulations, Red Dress Boutique

A Bulldog recently went swimming with the sharks! Josh Harbour (AB '03, JD '13) and his wife, Diana Harbour, own The Red Dress Boutique, a brick-and-mortar store in Athens. In October, Josh and Diane were featured on ABC's show "Shark Tank," where they received support from investor Mark Cuban, who bought 15 percent of the company for $600,000. Congratulations, Josh and Diana! 

2015 Alumni Seminar: May 1-3, 2015

Mark your calendar to join UGA alumni and friends for the 2015 Return to the Arch Alumni Seminar in Athens. This year's seminar will be held May 1-3, 2015. Click here to learn more. 

UGA’s Amazing Students:                    Jim Thompson

Jim Thompson '15, a senior majoring in psychology and public relations, has taken full advantage of the many opportunities he has encountered at UGA, from studying abroad in Greece and China to being elected vice president of the Student Government Association. Click here to learn more about this amazing student. 

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Houston Holiday Party
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