Keys to the Dawg House

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Keys to the Dawg House

High school sophomore Darby Calhoun, her brother Will, a seventh-grader, and mom Laura (AB ’88) talk to UGA Alumni Association President Vic Sullivan (BBA ’80) at “Keys to the Dawg House” held at Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany in early November. Darby is interested in the Music Business Certificate Program in the Terry College. Photo by Paul Efland

Carey Clinton (AB ’03), assistant director of admissions, tells the crowd of southwest Georgia middle and high school students what it takes to be accepted as a student at UGA. Photo by Paul Efland

More than 400 middle and high school kids from southwest Georgia turned out in November to learn what they need to do now to become Bulldogs in just a few short years. Sponsored by the Alumni Association in partnership with the admissions office, the “Keys to the Dawg House” event, held at Deerfield-Windsor School in Albany, gave kids a chance to talk to people with real UGA experience—alumni.

The young students had a chance to hear about scholarships, amenities—like the expanded Tate Student Center—and study abroad opportunities. Six “Keys to the Dawg House” events have been held so far. More are being scheduled for 2010. Check the Alumni Association Web site regularly for upcoming events at www. alumni.uga.edu/alumni.