Griffin Campus

While the University of Georgia Griffin Campus is mostly known for its groundbreaking advancements in agricultural and environmental sciences, UGA-Griffin also offers a growing list of undergraduate degree completion programs and full graduate degree programs from five of UGA’s schools and colleges.

Griffin Campus Scholarships

Current and prospective UGA-CAES students on the Tifton and Griffin Campuses may apply for CAES Scholarships (due March 1st) and for Tifton Campus or Griffin Campus scholarships which are awarded on a rolling basis through September 5th (or until funds have been awarded). Applicants are expected to enroll as full-time undergraduates in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), University of Georgia for the academic year. Applicants for the Tifton and Griffin Campuses are expected to enroll as CAES students on those campuses.

Assistant Provost and Director for UGA-Griffin

Jeffrey Dean
Campus Director's Office - Griffin Plant Pathology

CAES News from UGA-Griffin

Associate Dean for Extension Laura Perry Johnson and CAES Professor Stanley Culpepper at Ponder Farm in Tifton, Georgia. (Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski) CAES News
CAES associate dean for Extension set to retire after 35 years of service
At the end of a 35-year career with the University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Associate Dean for Extension Laura Perry Johnson reflects on the journey that has taken her from her home on the farm to a lifetime of helping farmers. Johnson, affectionately known as “LPJ,” recently shared some of the lessons she has learned from a lifetime in agricultural education.
Jeffrey Dean (center), assistant provost and campus director for UGA-Griffin, with 2024 Classified Employee Award recipients Daniel Nordstrom (left) and Kenny Corley. (Photos by Ashley Biles) CAES News
Corley, Nordstrom named UGA-Griffin 2024 Classified Employees of the Year
The University of Georgia Griffin campus recently named Kenny Corley and Daniel Nordstrom the 2024 Classified Employees of the Year. The designation was made at the 35th annual Employee Recognition Ceremony held April 3. The Employee of the Year award is presented to classified personnel who have made a significant impact on programs at UGA-Griffin through superior job knowledge and performance, work attitude, initiative, dependability and time management.
CAES virologist Malak Esseili has found that certain teas inactivate SARS-CoV-2 in saliva — in some cases by up to 99.9%. This matters because the virus infects and replicates inside the oral cavity, passing through the oropharynx before reaching the lungs. CAES News
Can a cup of tea keep COVID away?
New research from the University of Georgia suggests that something as simple as a cup of tea can help in the fight against COVID-19. Tea has been renowned globally for its many health benefits, and Malak Esseili, a virologist with the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, wanted to know if it may also affect SARS-CoV-2.