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UGA Fundraising Compared to Peer Universities

By the end of the 2017 fiscal year, the University of Georgia had raised a record-breaking $227.8 million as a part of its “Commit to Georgia” fundraising campaign. This nearly doubles the $117.2 million raised in the fiscal year 2013, the year before President Jere Morehead took office. UGA launched the public phase of “Commit…

Long-Awaited Firefly Trail Takes First Steps in Athens

After nearly seven years of planning, the much anticipated Firefly Trail is finally being built. The Firefly Trail, a proposed 39-mile rail-trail, will be constructed along the now abandoned historic route of the Georgia railroad running from Athens to Union Point. When finished, it will be the 3rd longest trail in the state of Georgia.…