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September 2015

2015 Game Watching Parties

If you bleed red and black, UGA Football Game Watching Parties are the perfect way to bring a bit of Athens into your life. UGA Alumni Association chapters will host game watching parties at more than 50 official locations throughout the 2015 football season.

All UGA alumni, friends, students, parents and fans are invited to join in the fun! Click here to find the game watching party nearest to you!

UGA Virtual Networking Hour

UGA recently launched a series of free, virtual networking events for alumni and students. Participants are randomly paired together during a series of quick 10-minute chats on desktop or mobile device. The first one, Meet a Bulldog, was a great success. The next virtual networking event, Advice from the Big Dawgs, will pair alumni with students. This event will take place on September 30 from noon to 1:00 p.m. Alumni will be able to interact with and provide valuable advice and networking tips to current UGA students. 

Register today

2015 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon

On Thursday, September 10, the UGA Alumni Association will gather in Atlanta to celebrate the 40 Under 40 Class of 2015 at the annual awards luncheon. These outstanding young alumni were selected for their personal, professional and/or philanthropc endeavors and successes. This year's keynote speaker will be alumnus Tonya Harris Cornileus (MED '04, PHD '10), the vice president for learning and organizational development at ESPN. See the complete list of this year's honorees

Seeking photos of young alumni

Are you a proud UGA graduate under the age of 40? Do you know a successful young alumnus?

The university is seeking photo submissions forProfiles, the e-magazine for young alumni of UGA. View the most recent issue of Profiles and then search your computers and phones for spirited photos of you showing the fruit of a Georgia education! UGA wants to feature alumni from around the world, doing great things professionally and personally. Ideas for photos include:

  • Work experiences/travel
  • Community service projects
  • Vacation
  • Weddings and additions to the family
  • UGA alumni events and gatherings


Stay informed about local alumni events

If you are receiving information about events in a city in which you do not live, update your contact information with UGA. Unsure whether there is an alumni chapter in your area? Click to find out.  

Connect with the UGA Career Center

Finding a Meaningful Career Workshop
Tuesday, September 22
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Atlanta Alumni Center 

Webinar: Assessing Your Interests to Research Careers
Wednesday, September 23
Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST

UGA Virtual Networking Hour: Advice from the Big Dawgs
Wednesday, September 30
Noon to 1:00 p.m. EST

News and Events from Campus

Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication 
40 Under 40 Celebration
Thursday, September 10, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
Southern Art & Bourbon Bar
The Grady Young Alumni Council invites you to celebrate this year's nominees and those who have come before them. 

College of Family and Consumer Sciences
All FACS students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are encouraged to help launch a new FACS tradition: Homecoming Tailgate 2015! The event will take place behind Dawson Hall under our new UGA FACS Tartan Tent two hours prior to the game against Missouri on October 17, 2015.

College of Public Health
CPH 10th Anniversary Program and Reception
Monday, October 5, 5:00 p.m. 
Miller Parade Ground, UGA Health Sciences Campus 
Please follows the college on Facebook for more information or contact

College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
CAES will host a series of farewell receptions to honor Dean J. Scott Angle. 
UGA Tifton Campus: September 10
UGA Griffin Campus: September 15
Athens: September 16
Learn more and register for the event nearest you today

CAES Alumni Weekend
Friday, September 25, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. 
Four Towers Activity Center
RSVP by emailing

Alumni Awards Banquet
Friday, September 25
The Classic Center
RSVP Deadline: September 18

21st Annual South Campus Tailgate
Saturday, September 26
UGA Legion Field
hours prior to kickoff of UGA vs. Southern University
RSVP Deadline: September 18 

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
UGA vs. South Carolina Tailgate
Saturday, September 19
Join alumni, friends, and students in the Mary Kahrs Warnell Garden for food, fellowship and a hassle-free tailgate experience! The tailgate will be a family friendly event complete with a buffet lunch, drinks, snacks and games. 

Warnell will also host several events surrounding the Homecoming game on Saturday, October 17. Learn more today

UGA Alumni Association on Snapchat

Earlier this summer, 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 40 Under 40 Luncheon? Follow along at UGAAlumniAssoc! 

Utilize tools and resources in the Alumni Portal

Did you know that the UGA Alumni Association offers exclusive tools and resources through an alumni portal? From this portal, you can:

  • Update your contact information with UGA
  • Submit class notes
  • Search for fellow alumni in an online directory
  • Monitor your giving history
  • Direct gifts to preferred departments/programs on campus

The alumni directory function is exclusively available to UGA graduates. Alumni can locate classmates and share their own contact information with other users. To access these tools, follow the directions below:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on “Login/Create Account”
  3. Select “New User Registration”

August Featured Blog Post

Alumnus Spotlight: Brinkley Warren (ABJ '05, MA '12)
Posted on August 19

Brinkley Warren (ABJ '05, MA '12) is a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs and giant robots. Warren, a Double Dawg and Fulbright Scholar, received a scholarship from UGA to attend Singularity University in Silicon Valley in 2011. Today, Warren is one of three co-founders of MegaBots, Inc. a high-tech robotics company creating a new global sports league of giant, human-piloted robots. 

Based out of Oakland, California, MegaBots, Inc. hopes to launch a global sports entertainment franchise of giant battling robots in stadiums and arenas. The ultimate goal is to create a new sport with millions of fans in stadiums around the world cheering on their favorite pilots and robots in epic robot battles. Continue reading about MegaBots, Inc. and its plans to take on Japan in an epic robot duel. 

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