Class Notes Extras

Clear eyes, full hearts

Kyle Chandler (M ’88) won the award for best actor in a drama series during the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards in September. Chandler, who grew up in Loganville and attended George Walton Academy before enrolling in UGA in 1984, played the …

Forestry professor honored with scholarship

The family of deceased Warnell Associate Professor Reid Parker (BSF ’50) has established a scholarship in his memory. The J. Reid Parker Memorial Merit Scholarship, a one-year scholarship of $2,000 awarded to a sophomore or junior, will honor the memory of …

100 candles

Lessie Smithgall’s birthday party this year was no small affair. Family, friends and admirers came from near and far to Gainesville in April to celebrate with Smithgall (ABJ ’33) as she turned 100. “People lined up in a receiving line to …

Far over 40 and fabulous

Nina and Herman Fishman (BBA ’47) didn’t celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary alone. Atlanta Best Self magazine joined in their merriment and deemed them the “Publisher’s Pick” in its 2011 “Over 40 and Fabulous” competition. The Fishman’s self-nomination stood out partly …

Aquarium Drunkard

Justin Gage (AB ’99) is founder/editor of Aquarium Drunkard, an independent audio blog featuring daily music news, interviews, reviews and mp3 samples. The name is loosely based on lyrics from Wilco’s “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart.” Since 2005 AD …

Celebrating a Free Spirit

By all accounts Brittney Fox Watts (ABJ ’07) was a free spirit, fond of traveling, flea markets, photography and vintage bikes. Her unexpected death left her husband, Brian Watts (BBA ’05, MBA ’07), and a large group of family and friends …

Why I give

“I give because UGA has never stopped giving back to me. As a student, UGA gave me the skills I’d need to succeed. As an alumnus, the university has continued to support me with continued learning and networking opportunities.” — Andrew …

Note from President of UGA Alumni Association

It is great to be a Georgia Bulldog! Each day brings news of the accomplishments of our students in the classroom and on the field, as well as the successes of our alumni out in the world. Some prime examples will …