Tanvi Pucha, Teresa Harris Guthrie Award Winner for 2023
by Katherine Skelly

Getting to Know the 2023 Teresa Harris Guthrie Award Winner

Tanvi is a shining example of everything that makes the University of Georgia great—the opening sentence of her nomination form. Meet Tanvi Pucha. After growing up in the Atlanta Metro area, she came to UGA on the pre-med track and joined…
by Lily Fleenor

March '23 DAR Star: Katherine Skelly

We work with absolutely incredible people—and we all have varied interests and experiences, which adds to the unique makeup of the University of Georgia. We’ll be regularly spotlighting a few rock stars from around the division so that even…
by Christy Dasher

Getting to Know the 2022 Teresa Harris Guthrie Award Winner

“Sarah Burnett demonstrates servant leadership as a collaborator and supporter. She does not need to be the loudest voice in the room to contribute, lead and influence others.” —from the nomination form        Meet Sarah Burnett,…
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by Kathryn Kay

Behavioral Based Interviewing:

“Tell us about a time when...” If you have ever participated in the DAR hiring process, chances are you have asked a candidate to “tell me about a time when…”. Have you ever wondered why? This is an example of behavioral based interviewing,…
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by Krislyn Johnson

Mastering Self

My career journey was far from traditional. I received a B.S. in Sociology from the University of West Georgia in 2014, and although I was elated to finish my degree, searching for jobs was a challenge. Let’s say my experiences fulfilled the…
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by Christy Dasher

Getting To Know The 2021 Teresa Harris Guthrie Award Winner

“You’re going to do amazing. This is your moment. You’ve got this. Don’t second guess yourself.” Danisha Walker stood in front of her classroom of fifth graders at Dacula Elementary School the day before their Georgia Milestones…
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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!