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The right person, the right time - Cover Story
September 2013 Issue
July 1, Jere Morehead’s first day as president of the University of Georgia. It begins early, with a breakfast among a handful of students in the Tate Center. From there, he moves next door to the Miller Learning Center to address his newest constituents: First-year students on campus for Freshman College, a program that brings students to campus early to explore educational, cultural and social opportunities. He walks the aisles of the auditorium-style classroom as he welcomes them to the university. As he talks he flashes photos on the screen at the front of the room, photos of some of UGA’s most academically successful students in recent years. Among them, Deep Shah (AB, BS ’08), a Rhodes and Truman scholar who earned his medical degree from Harvard and now is back in Georgia doing his residency at Emory; Lucas Puente (BBA, AB ’10), who worked for then-Sen. Barack Obama as a student in the Washington Semester Program in 2008 and now …
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