Alumni Profiles

Making news

Amy Glennon would hang out of the windows at the old Red & Black student newspaper offices in downtown Athens whenever she heard sirens, hoping they would lead her to another story for the newspaper. Glennon’s experiences as a student journalist …

Cancer fighters

Angie Patterson didn’t just celebrate being a breast cancer survivor. She brought her experiences as a patient and as a corporate manager to Georgia CORE (Center for Oncology Research and Education), which turns 10 this year. “It completely shaped everything that …

Making Moonshine

Moonshine is bottled in a flask and stored in a wooden box stuffed in a burlap sack, but it’s not actually bootlegged whiskey. It’s a cologne created by UGA graduates Charlie Holderness (BSFCS ’05), Matt Moore (BBA ’05) and Colin Newberry …

All in the family

Dinner at the dean’s house was an event that Richard W. Courts IV enjoyed while attending UGA. Former Terry College of Business Dean Al Niemi would invite Courts (BBA ’95) and a few other students to his home a couple of …

The play’s the thing

“Comedy has been in my tool box, but it wasn’t until I turned 40 and had kids that I turned to writing comedy,” playwright Catherine Trieschmann (MFA ’01) muses. “For me, comedy is the way characters perceive themselves versus how they …