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Why I Give - Class Notes Extras
December 2012 Issue
“When I first started at the School of Social Work, a professor asked, ‘Why are you here?’ and some people said for religious reasons, some people said because it feels good and they’re motivated to do it. The professor said, ‘It’s because we are all damaged and there’s this subconscious idea that if somehow we get to where we can fix other people we can fix ourselves. That has stuck with me. To me, I’ve been fixing myself out here for the last 20 years while helping my kids and tenants start their own businesses. What is better than that?” — King Shaw (BBA ’74, MSW ’91), on why he is an Annual Fund donor, giving $1,000 each to the Dean Charles Stewart Scholarship Fund and the School of Social Work Discretionary Fund. When King Shaw completed his undergraduate degree at UGA in 1974 he was poised to take over the family business, the King Plow farm implement manufacturing company, founded …
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