Nicole McConnell has been named director of Student Transitions at the University of Georgia. McConnell will play an integral role in helping students have a positive transition through their university experience. As director, she will provide strategic leadership to support programs for unique UGA student populations like freshmen, sophomore or first-generation students. She will also work to enhance Dawg Camp, Welcome UGA, and Transfer Student Welcome, and other signature student experiences.
As students gathered around the large mahogany table, leaning in to listen to Dr. Michelle Garfield Cook, one saw the dictionary definition of captivation. Dr. Cook, Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Strategic University Initiatives, met on Wednesday, March 23rd with 14 students. The Office of the Dean of Students hosts “Gettin’ Down with the Dean” events where students and a guest speaker meet under different roofs across campus to listen and absorb thoughtful stories found right here in our Athens campus community. To say students were thoughtfully absorbing Dr. Cook’s words is mildly underselling her profound impact.
Completion rates at the University of Georgia have reached record highs, with over 75% of UGA students finishing within four years.
University of Georgia Greek Life has found a new way to support an outside organization that is serving the Athens community.
Our campus community becomes safer and stronger with every person who is vaccinated against COVID-19.
The University of Georgia Foundation Board of Trustees named Victor K. Wilson, UGA’s vice president for student affairs, as the latest recipient of its Distinguished Service Award during the board’s fall meeting on Oct. 6.