June 2010

From the President
President Michael F. Adams on UGA’s most prestigious scholarship programs
Cover Story
The essential Kim Bearden
Feature Stories
The gift
Teaching the teachers
The real world
Lending a hand
Around the Arch
Tourney brings in the green
Men’s golf team wins SEC title
Study shows black athletes are neglected acadmically
Equestrian team wins fifth national championship
Happy Anniversary, Arch Foundation
Gift will support Civil War studies
Professorship named after African American
The end of an era
Pizza gardens
Odum School of Ecology teams with Rainforest Alliance
Earth Week celebrates 40
UGA makes list of green colleges and universities
UGA third in technology commercialization
A premium on hiring
Child care to benefit all
Turning lemons into lemonaid
Advise and ascend
Best in Show
On with the show
Welcome to the Bulldog Nation
Peace out
The olive state?
Prestigious honors for Honors students
Going green…at home
Wet paint
Alumni News & Events
Alumni calendar
Letter from the UGA Alumni Assciation president
2010 Alumni Association Awards
Alumni Profiles
All the president’s kids
He’s number one
Preserving lives
Ahead of the game
Making wishes come true
Against the odds
Class Notes
Class Notes
Grad Notes
Class Notes Extras
Regents’ Award for Morehead
Not since you
The Tumornator
UGA grad is first female Israeli Arab associate prof
Why I give
What money means
Back Page
Carolina Acosta-Alzuru
Web Exclusives
Vet School holds open house
Car free day

Advise and ascend


Truitt Broome (AB ’08) helps Clarke Central High School junior Demetria Davidson register for the SAT. Photo by Dot Paul

UGA’s Institute of Higher Education, in partnership with the Watson-Brown Foundation of Thomson and the National College Advising Corps, has begun an innovative program to recruit and train recent UGA graduates to work full time as college advisers in selected high schools across Georgia.

The Georgia College Advising Corps, working alongside professional high school guidance counselors, assists underrepresented and low-income students enroll in colleges that fit their academic profiles, career goals and personal circumstances. The advisers assist students in the admissions process, in applying for financial aid and in preparing for the SAT. They arrange college visitations and help students write an application essay. Currently four UGA graduates are working as advisers at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, Westside High School in Augusta and Thomson High School in Thomson.

For more information, go to http://www.uga.edu/ihe/gcac/index.html.