Women’s Leadership Fellows CAES News
Ten faculty members named Women’s Leadership Fellows
The University of Georgia has named 10 faculty and academic leaders to the university’s 2023-2024 class of Women’s Leadership Fellows. UGA established this program in 2015 as part of its Women’s Leadership Initiative to provide a select group of current faculty and administrators with an opportunity to develop leadership skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities confronting higher education.
Three graduates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) are among the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. CAES News
CAES grads earn their place among UGA Alumni 40 Under 40
Three graduates of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences are among the University of Georgia Alumni Association's 40 Under 40 Class of 2023. Among the young alumni addressing the world’s most critical issues, leading businesses and serving their communities are three honorees from CAES: a community advocate, a veterinarian and an obstetrician providing women’s health care in rural Georgia.
Service-learning course to prepare students to work with a domestic or international organization during the subsequent Maymester service-learning study abroad program. CAES News
Students create community connections through CAES service-learning course
Every spring semester, you will find University of Georgia students enrolled in “Culture-Centered Communication and Engagement” lending a hand at the Sparrow’s Nest, a local organization providing food and other services to those in need. As they serve, the students in the course develop their professional communication skills as they relate to community engagement.

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Horticulture Graduate Student Association presents Spooky Plant Sale Fundraiser October 5 and 6, 202311AM - 4PMTate Student Center Buy beautiful succulents and monsteras! For more information, contact us at
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11:00AM - 4:00PM HGSA Spooky Plant Sale! Tate Center, Athens, GA
The training will cover the standardized curriculum designed by the Produce Safety Alliance, which meets the regulatory requirements of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act). The course will provide a foundation of Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and co-management information, FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirements, and details on how to develop a farm food safety plan.
Nov 01
8:00AM - 5:00PM Training for Farmers and Growers on Produce Safety Rule Online Event
The D.W. Brooks Faculty Awards for Excellence were initiated by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to recognize faculty each year for excellence in teaching, research and Extension. The teaching award was established in 1981 to recognize faculty members who make outstanding contributions and maintain excellence in the teaching program of the college. In 1983 the awards expanded to include research, Extension and county Extension programs. An award for international agriculture was added in 1988. The D.W. Brooks Faculty Awards for Excellence include a framed certificate and a $5,000 cash award. The D.W. Brooks Lecture is named for the late D.W. Brooks, founder of Gold Kist, Inc. Brooks started Cotton States Mutual Insurance Companies in 1941. He advised seven U.S. presidents on farm and trade issues. Among his many honors, he was the first inductee into the UGA Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Nov 16
8:00AM - 6:00PM D.W. Books Lecture and Awards Georgia Center For Continuing Education, ATHENS, GA
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