Upcoming Events

Part of the Hospitality and Food Industry Management Lecture Series.  The Plasencia Group provides a full range of value-added solutions to life insurance companies, banks and pension funds, and private owners of hotels and resorts throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. Their services include portfolio and individual asset strategy, hotel sales, asset management, hotel valuation, contract compliance, debt and equity placement, development services, and financial and strategic planning.  As the firm's chairman and CEO, Lou is responsible for business development activities and the oversight of all acquisitions, dispositions and consulting engagements. Over the years, he has brought together seller and investors for the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., the Four Seasons in Atlanta, Ga., and Amelia Island Plantation in Northeast Florida, just to name a few.
Oct 18
3:00PM - 4:30PM HFIM Lecture Series: Lou Plasencia Lecture UGA Special Collections Library, Athens, GA
Join the Poultry Science Department for brews and barbecue at this family-friendly event with live music, yard games, bonfires, and more at Southern Brewing Company! RSVP by October 4th.
Oct 18
6:00PM - 8:00PM Poultry Science Alumni Homecoming Tailgate Southern Brewing Company, Athens, GA
Engaging with your College, Department and Major is a First Year Odyssey event for first-year UGA students interested in CAES programs. Learn more about First Year Odyssey seminars and events at fyo.uga.edu.
Oct 24
5:00PM - 6:00PM Engaging with your College, Department and Major Conner Hall, ATHENS, GA
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