by Kathryn Kay

Benefits of Diversifying Your Search Committee

Is hiring on the horizon for your team? Whether you have an immediate opening, or are planning for the future, it is important to stay up-to-date on best practices. Diversifying search committees is one easy step teams can take towards ensuring…
Hands Coming Together
by Michelle Carter

Meet the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group

We are pleased to announce that the following representatives have been selected to serve as members of DAR’s first ever Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group. Elizabeth Kozak, Regional Programs Kathy Ortstadt, Terry College…
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by Kathryn Kay

Remote Learning Circle Spotlight

In May 2020, with the help of Training & Development, DAR launched a new engagement and professional development program: Remote Learning Circles. A learning circle is defined as a group of people who are committed to learning and growing…
by Katalina Williams

Points of Pride Challenge: Accepted!

An opportunity, approved by leadership, to discover this enormous campus and experience many of the traditions that I heard my friends talk about while they were attending UGA? Done!
by Kathryn Kay

What to expect at AdvanceUGA

With our sixth annual AdvanceUGA Conference approaching, you may find yourself wondering: What can I expect? Here you will find an outline of what AdvanceUGA is, what it isn’t, and what you can expect to take away by attending.   AdvanceUGA…
2019 Sic'em Award Winners
by Andrea Parris

Second Cohort of Sic ‘Em Award Winners Announced for Development & Alumni Relations

UGA Development and Alumni Relations recognized its second cohort of Sic ‘Em award winners for embodying the values of Servant Leadership, Commitment and Innovation on November 13 at its Division meeting in Tate Grand Hall. Four staff members…
by Teale Moran

New Kid on the Block: The DAR Hiring Experience

My advice for stepping out of your comfort zone, DO IT! I look forward to many more years serving our donors and working with my amazing DAR family!
AdvanceUGA 2019
by Andrea Parris

Thank you for a great 2019 AdvanceUGA!

We hope you walked out of the conference feeling motivated by our speakers and energized about our team, our culture and our collective direction. Both the energy and enthusiasm in the room were contagious. We appreciate all of you helping us…
by Andrea Parris

Want more hours in your day?

Here are some tips for planning more efficient meetings. According to Franklin Covey, employees typically spend up to 40 percent of their time preparing for and participating in meetings. “With poor planning and unclear agendas, meetings…
UGA Campus in spring
by Andrea Parris

2019 AdvanceUGA Conference

Ready to be inspired? 2019 AdvanceUGA Conference Friday, May 3 8am to 4:30pm University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel Mahler Hall Deadline to register: April 19   2019 Keynote Speakers   James…