Spotlights

September 22, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
I grew up in the mountains of Cleveland, Georgia--the birthplace of Cabbage Patch Kids! While earning my BA in International Affairs at UGA, I spent my summers working with high schoolers in Matamoros, Mexico. Afterward, I interned for a year at the Wesley Foundation and began working part-time at the Sparrow's Nest, a local social service agency. I also got my EMT...
September 15, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
I am a Masters of Public Health student from Louisiana, and I was interested in Public Health when I took a course in undergrad at Xavier University that really made me want to know more about how population health works. I am now finishing my degree this semester with a concentration in Health Policy and Management. I hope to work in women's healthcare policy once...
September 9, 2014
Tell us about yourself:
I am a proud Gamecock from Sumter, SC and I earned my degree in Theatre & Speech from the University of South Carolina, where I also worked as a Classroom Media Designer and Support Manager for nearly 15 years.  I am also very proud to have been involved in the “formative years” of classroom media and distance education.  Although those 15 years were intensive and allowed me to...
September 2, 2014
Tell us about yourself.
 
Dr. Thapa, a PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics develops, implements and evaluates community-based behavioral intervention programs to promote healthy living. Her doctoral dissertation was on the impact...
August 25, 2014
When did you come to UGA and what brought you here?
 
 I came to the University of Georgia to pursue a Master's Degree in Public Administration and Policy.  I have been here ever since.
 
Where did you...
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