Abbe Van Gorder “trusted that UGA would provide opportunities that no other college would be able to offer,” and she’s made the most of it by pursuing a double major, taking on a role as a student ambassador, volunteering in the local school district and earning scholarships.
Joseph Tripp, a master’s student in nonprofit organizations, is going beyond excellence in the classroom and leaving a lasting mark on the community through his volunteer activities.
As a senior social work major, Madison Borst has worked with people who have experienced rough times, and she wants to help, empower and stand by them as they work their way through life.
Ashley Stroud, a Master of Social Work student, has focused like a laser on her academic goals and has compiled an impressive list of awards and accomplishments along the way.
Alexandra Fitzsimmons, who is working on master’s degrees in public health and social work, wants to combine her work in those fields to become an element of positive change in people’s lives.
Mindy Bartleson, a senior majoring in social work, wanted to do advocacy work for diabetes education and social work ever since she was in high school and has found UGA to be the perfect place to carry out her mission.…
Social work major Shannon Griffiths came to UGA because she “wanted a school where I would learn outside of the classroom as much as I did inside of one,” and she has taken good advantage of all those opportunities.