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Amazing Students

Graduating this spring with a degree in political science, Erich Hein is the past president of Demosthenian Literary Society, UGA’s oldest student organization. Eric plans to attend law school in the future.

Caulder Harvill-Childs plans to run for political office one day, and he says his campaign colors will be red and black!  The Marietta native, who is a long-distance runner and is involved in Special Olympics, offers words of praise for…

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…

Hannah Rule cannot imagine working in any other field than child welfare. The Glynn County native will soon graduate with a master’s in social work and says her bachelor’s from UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences made returning to…

Ashley David has already had experiences and opportunities to fill a lifetime.  Already an accomplished poet, this Ph.D. student is participating in a UGA-affiliated artist residency program in Vermont.

One day, she plans to be an attorney and newscaster.  For now, Caroline Daniel of Elberton is relishing in her UGA experiences that have taken her from campus to Washington, D.C. to Spain and beyond.

Tiffany Hu’s various UGA experiences in such programs as Honors, CURO, Ramsey Scholars, Dean Tate Honor Society and Blue Key Society have prepared her for her future aspirations—to be a compassionate physician and public health professional.

A passion for serving others defines Elena Gomez of Kennesaw.  Double-majoring in international affairs and Spanish, Elena claims her participation in the Washington Semester Program as one of her most influential UGA experiences.

The recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, Amar Mirz has been an author on four research publications, volunteered in Haiti, spent countless hours in a microbiology lab and has visions of a career in health care. His passion beyond academia?…

JoyEllen Freeman has made sure that her education at UGA is the experience of a lifetime. As a student, she’s traveled abroad, participated in numerous studies on civil rights, developed research through the CURO program and mentored youngsters in the…

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…

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…