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Jeffrey P. Emanuel

Jeffrey Emanuel

Senior Jeff Emanuel has been widely recognized for his community work, and today he has even higher aspirations. Before he came to UGA, he spent five years with the U.S. military in Iraq, Korea, and other countries, working as a member of different special operations units and teaching English to disadvantaged Korean youths in his free time. Now, he is pursuing a double major in classical culture (with a concentration in classical archaeology) and Latin. He volunteers for the UGA…

Hyunjae Yu

Hyunjae Yu

Besides being a winner of numerous international awards as a copywriter in South Korea, Hyunjae Yu has been called an “excellent teacher” by his advisor, Advertising and Public Relations Professor Karen King. Hyunjae—or Jay—has developed advertising for clients like Samsung, Korea Telecom, Pizza Hut, Hyundai Motor Company, E-Machines, Michiko-London and many others while working for agencies like Bates Worldwide and Cheil Communications. Now he uses his professional expertise to teach a class in advertising message strategy at UGA’s Grady College…

Handa, Vicente

Vicente Handa

Vicente Handa, a second-year doctoral student in science education, is one of a select few Filipino Fulbright Scholars sent by the Philippine government to study in the United States. Before he came to America, he worked as an assistant professor of science and science education in the College of Education at West Visayas State University in Iloilo City, Philippines. He has won numerous awards and recognition for his teaching and research at UGA and has traveled all over the country…

Hope Carrell

Hope Carrell

For Hope Carrell, baton twirling was not just a passing phase of girlhood. She has been competing in baton twirling since age three, and today she is the feature twirler in UGA’s Redcoat Marching Band. In July 2005, she competed at the National Baton Twirling Championships held at Notre Dame University.  She captured her nineteenth national title, winning the national Two Baton Championship.  This qualified her to represent the U.S.A. at the World Championships, which is held every three years…

Will Collier

Will Collier

Will Collier is a Presidential Scholar and has made the dean’s list, but what he’s really pleased with are the opportunities his internships have given him.  In 2005 he spent a month in South Africa studying sustainable development and building practices in rural and poor townships.  That same year, what began as a short internship at the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve at the southern tip of Chile developed into a lengthy independent research project involving systems analysis of beaver impacts…

BJ Ard

BJ Ard

BJ Ard has a passion for social justice. He currently serves as the co-chair of the Women’s Studies Student Organization, and he has also been influential in beginning a new organization, Triota, which will be UGA’s first women’s studies honor society. For the past two years, he coordinated the Athens Clarke County Take Back the Night Rally. He is a member of the Honors Program and is simultaneously pursuing a bachelor’s degree in women’s studies and a master’s degree in…