A tradition, a trust

Grady College seeks Alumni Award nominations

The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is seeking nominations for its annual Alumni Awards. The deadline to nominate an outstanding alumnus for a 2015 Grady College Distinguished Alumni Award is Jan. 31 at 5 p.m.

Four awards are presented each year to successful alumni who have made significant contributions to their professions since leaving Grady College. The 2015 Alumni Award winners will be honored at the Grady College Centennial Gala on April 18 in Athens.

In 2014, alumni awards were presented to Alan Griggs (ABJ '72), Amy Glennon (ABJ '90), Greg Bluestein (ABJ '04) and Kathy Richardson (MA '83, PhD '92). Alumni Award nominations can be submitted online on the Grady College website no later than 5 p.m. on Jan. 31.

It's simple: The Grady family is forever

In the weeks leading up to the Grady College Centennial Weekend, April 16-19, we’ll feature a guest blog post authored by a preselected alumnus/alumna.  For ways in which students, faculty, alumni, donors and friends can share Grady College memories and photos in honor of the centennial year, please visit grady100.uga.edu.

The Grady College is, and always will be, part of your extended family. If you sit and think about it, I would venture to guess you will come to the same conclusion.

Many people start their collegiate studies at the University of Georgia with passions, dreams and aspirations, coupled with uncertainty and doubt about the path they want to follow when it comes to choosing a major. I, for one, had no idea what I wanted to study my freshman year: business, psychology or maybe liberal arts?

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