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Amazing Students

Rebecca Parker

Rebecca Parker came to UGA for two reasons: the kinesiology department and the CURO program. While here, she has combined her experiences in the two into a very successful undergraduate career. She and a fellow student even created a compression…

Andrew Pinson

The opportunity to receive an exceptional education brought Andrew Pinson to the University of Georgia, first as an undergraduate and now as law student. His work has been published in the Georgia Law Review, where he serves as executive articles…

Sarah Collins

In between shaving her head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for children’s cancer research and creating pottery, Sarah Collins is helping to redesign and promote the UGA Coastal Gardens and Historic Bamboo Farm.  She has won several environmental stewardship awards…

Mimi Ensley

Mimi Ensley says she’s never had a dull moment at UGA. The Honors student is pursing a double major in English and magazines, and is an editor at The Red and Black. She’s had the opportunity to conduct academic research…

Justin Oguni

To say that Justin Oguni is interested in reptiles and amphibians (aka herps) would definitely be an understatement.  When he is not busy studying veterinary medicine, he spends much of his time looking for and photographing them. A couple of…

C. McDaniel

C. Blake McDaniel is interested in the intersection of law and business, and he’s taking advantage of the educational opportunities in both fields at UGA. He is seeking a juris doctor degree from the School of Law and a master…

Nathan Byrd

As a campus minister with the Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Nathan Byrd is in constant contact with undergraduate students, either through counseling or working with them on ministry projects. Some of his students even talked him into riding his bike 300…

Phillip Mote

“There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.” - Rusty Berkus

Phillip Mote contends that his time at UGA has been about discovering…

Jenna Ziesenhene

With sights set on on a career in diplomacy and national/international security, Honors student Jenna Ziesenhene realizes the value of experience. The UGA Washington Semester Program allowed her to serve as an intern in the White House in spring 2010,…