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Amazing Students

Danielle Sobol will graduate with Highest Honors during UGA’s spring Commencement ceremony in May. The Ball Ground native attributes her scholastic success to the opportunities UGA has provided her, including a teaching assistantship in the chemistry department, international education and…

A passion for advocacy, travel and learning about other cultures has given Laurie McGowan a sense of purpose for her life following graduation from UGA in May.  And the Columbus native credits all the different experiences she had at UGA…

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…

Matthew Lustig is as diverse as the university he attends.  From his studies in biology, to his commitment in UGA’s Army ROTC program and the Georgia Army National Guard, to his service with a homeless service agency and health clinic,…

Shayna Pollock’s highlight while at UGA has been her experiences with the Roosevelt Institute, a student run think tank on campus.  Currently serving as executive director of the institute, Shayna has learned the value of research and policy, which led…

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…