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Gifts have a huge impact on CAES students. They fund CAES for Georgia Commitment Scholarships, need-based scholarships that are matched dollar-for-dollar by the UGA Foundation. These funds help to cover students' costs that may not be covered by other scholarships or grants, thereby removing students' financial barriers. CAES News
Gifts have a huge impact on CAES students. They fund CAES for Georgia Commitment Scholarships, need-based scholarships that are matched dollar-for-dollar by the UGA Foundation. These funds help to cover students' costs that may not be covered by other scholarships or grants, thereby removing students' financial barriers.
Annual Giving
In its most successful year of fundraising to date, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences raised nearly $24 million in gifts, the second-highest total among all UGA colleges and schools for fiscal year 2018, which ended June 30.
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences alumnus Matt Coley was named to the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. CAES News
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences alumnus Matt Coley was named to the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2018.
40 Under 40
Leading agricultural businessman Matt Coley and Georgia Sen. Tyler Harper embody the Ag Dawg spirit, commitment and determination. The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized both men as leaders Monday when it named them to its 40 Under 40 Class of 2018.
Graduate students from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences tour a research farm at Purdue University during a past Crop Protection Tour, a career exploration road trip organized by students. The students will hit the road again on July 10. CAES News
Graduate students from the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences tour a research farm at Purdue University during a past Crop Protection Tour, a career exploration road trip organized by students. The students will hit the road again on July 10.
Crop Protection Career Tour
Starting July 10, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) graduate students will hit the road to explore career opportunities available in the crop protection industry and the Cooperative Extension System.
A gift from the Pulliam family will create an endowed chair position in honor of Pulliam family patriarch H.M. (Morris) Pulliam. The family has deep roots at UGA. Left to right: Anna Kate Pulliam is a 2018 math education alumna of UGA. Amy Pulliam is working toward a master's degree in education with an anticipated graduation date of 2019. Dr. Michael Pulliam, who graduated with a zoology degree in 1961, and his wife, Elaine, elected to fund the endowed chair. Grace Pulliam, a current UGA student, majors in genetics and music and she plans to graduate in 2022. CAES News
A gift from the Pulliam family will create an endowed chair position in honor of Pulliam family patriarch H.M. (Morris) Pulliam. The family has deep roots at UGA. Left to right: Anna Kate Pulliam is a 2018 math education alumna of UGA. Amy Pulliam is working toward a master's degree in education with an anticipated graduation date of 2019. Dr. Michael Pulliam, who graduated with a zoology degree in 1961, and his wife, Elaine, elected to fund the endowed chair. Grace Pulliam, a current UGA student, majors in genetics and music and she plans to graduate in 2022.
Pulliam Chair
To honor his legacy in agricultural education, Dr. Michael and Mrs. Elaine Pulliam and family have gifted $1 million to create the H.M. (Morris) Pulliam Chair Fund in the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
During a remembrance ceremony, a portrait of Tommy Nakayama, painted by Griffin, Georgia, artist Jennifer Edwards, was unveiled. Nakayama is a former head of the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology. His portrait will hang in the UGA Center for Food Safety on the university's Griffin campus alongside images of food science department heads who preceded Nakayama. A 'Thunderhead' Japanese black pine tree was also planted in the garden in honor of Nakayama and his heritage. Nakayama's wife (L) and sister are shown unveiling the portrait. CAES News
During a remembrance ceremony, a portrait of Tommy Nakayama, painted by Griffin, Georgia, artist Jennifer Edwards, was unveiled. Nakayama is a former head of the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology. His portrait will hang in the UGA Center for Food Safety on the university's Griffin campus alongside images of food science department heads who preceded Nakayama. A 'Thunderhead' Japanese black pine tree was also planted in the garden in honor of Nakayama and his heritage. Nakayama's wife (L) and sister are shown unveiling the portrait.
Nakayama Honored
Family, friends and coworkers of Tommy Nakayama gathered at the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Georgia, on Monday, May 21, to honor and remember the former head of the UGA Department of Food Science and Technology.
UGA CAES Alumni Association 2017 award winners D.J. Shepherd, Jimmy Hill, Trey Cutts, Tracy Troutman, Farrah Hegwood Newberry, Matt Coley and Keith Kelly celebrated at the CAES Alumni Association banquet. CAES News
UGA CAES Alumni Association 2017 award winners D.J. Shepherd, Jimmy Hill, Trey Cutts, Tracy Troutman, Farrah Hegwood Newberry, Matt Coley and Keith Kelly celebrated at the CAES Alumni Association banquet.
Alumni Awards
Farmers, advocates, entrepreneurs and educators topped this year’s list of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Alumni Association’s best and brightest alumni.
On September 22, 2017 the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) will induct former Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackelford into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame. CAES News
On September 22, 2017 the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) will induct former Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackelford into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Ag Hall of Fame
On Sept. 22, the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) will induct former Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Wayne Shackelford and pioneering poultryman Bill Baisley into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.
On March 1, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will welcome Cain Hickey, the state's first full-time Extension viticulturist. CAES News
On March 1, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will welcome Cain Hickey, the state's first full-time Extension viticulturist.
Extension Viticulturist
Wine is becoming a big business in Georgia, and University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is working to support this growing sector of the economy by providing new expertise for wine growers.