Class Notes Extras

Glass half full

Matt Turner (BS ’08), shown in a photo taken last summer in Vea, Ghana, is co-founder of Defy Thirst, a nonprofit that provides water filtration technology to developing countries with the goal of making drinking water safe, cheap and available. Over …

Note from President of UGA Alumni Association

I am so honored to be the new UGA Alumni Association president. But I must admit it’s going to be a difficult task following in the footsteps of past president Vic Sullivan (BBA ’80), my immediate predecessor. I want to publicly …

Why I give

“Since our college years at UGA, we’ve had the opportunity to be involved with some of the university’s best and brightest students through the Honors Program, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and Terry College of Business.  We’ve been amazed …

Dancing to the top

From touchdowns to the tango, Hines Ward (BSFCS ’98) proved he has winning moves. The former Bulldog and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver won the coveted mirrorball trophy on ABC’s season 12 of “Dancing with the Stars.” Ward and his partner, dancing …

Compton wins Mexican Open

Erik Compton (M ’02), the former UGA golfer and two-time heart transplant recipient, won the Nationwide Tour’s Mexican Open in June. The win made Compton the number two player on the Nationwide Tour and most likely ensured he will receive his …