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Amazing Students

Blake Mitchell is an amazing student leader.  From his involvement with student government, the UGA Visitors Center, various academic programs, and CineClub, Blake has accomplished much. He was chosen as a Leonard Leadership Scholar and is a member of the…

Kameon Prather is a name you will likely hear in the future. The North Gwinnett High School graduate has already had experience at MTV Studios in New York City and is the co-founder of a promising music production and engineering…

When she graduates this fall, Elizabeth Allan will have traveled to six different continents thanks to various UGA study abroad programs. But that’s not her only accomplishment. She will also have three degrees—in Arabic, economics and international affairs and international…

From working with MATHCOUNTS Outreach and the Garnett Ridge Boys & Girls Club in Athens to traveling to Oxford University to spending a weekend in south Georgia as a Deer Run Fellow, Patrick Fitzmaurice found more than he ever dreamed…

A “news junkie,” Sam Reinhardt will graduate with a double major in newspapers and finance, with certificates in business and German politics. The Tift County native has studied abroad and participated in the Washington Semester and model United Nations program…

Even though graduation isn’t until May, Robert Culp already has secured employment with Credit Suisse - Investment Banking Division in New York starting in July.  Until then, he plans to enhance the passion for travel he developed when he became…

Kamilah Gray has high hopes of being a chief marketing officer of a major film studio or television network one day.  In the meantime, this soon to be graduate, majoring in marketing and minoring in Chinese, is proud to be…

The theater stage is the primary collegiate focus for Edward McCreary, but he has found that the combination of academics and atmosphere makes UGA a special place for students.

From studying in an empty classroom in the math building to mentoring middle school students to standing on the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, Honors student Derek Ponticelli has taken full advantage of the “incredible” opportunities he’s encountered as a UGA…

Former Bulldog defensive back Andrew Johnson went on to pursue his medical degree at the Georgia Regents University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, but that wasn’t enough. He’s taking a break from that to pursue an MBA at UGA before starting…

Kevin Brinson, a senior in management and international business, has received numerous honors and accolades, but his passion is to give back to others and help uplift communities.

John Clarke, a senior in business administration, found plenty of opportunities during his time at UGA to hone his international business and leadership skills that put him on the path to success.

Joseph Arnold, a senior earning degrees in marketing and public relations, has had his hand in several campus activities and has gained the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in his professional life.

Shannon Vreeland has left her mark in the world of UGA athletics (including an Olympic gold medal), but she also has starred in the classroom and was named the SEC Female Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Sara Chamberlain, a senior majoring in marketing and theatre, says the “choice was clear” to attend UGA, and from the classroom to the stage, she’s made the most of her opportunities.