Events

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Last Updated: 05/20/2010

There are many annual events to keep alumni active and engaged with their fellow UGA alumni and friends. 

Bulldog Breakfast Club 

The Bulldog Breakfast Club offers alumni a comfortable, relaxed forum in which to exchange ideas, discuss topics of interest and network with distinguished UGA leaders, alumni and friends.  Seating will be limited to 10 alumni per session and guests are encouraged to bring business cards.  Hosts for BBC are UGA faculty/staff or members of the Athens community.

Homecoming BBQ

The homecoming BBQ is held at the Alumni Associations Historic Wray-Nicholson house the Friday evening, before the homecoming game.  Enjoy good BBQ, live music, fun and games for the kids and special appearances.

UGA Alumni Awards Luncheon

The UGA Alumni Association annually recognizes distinguished alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to the University of Georgia.

Educator Appreciation Series

The UGA Alumni Association visits schools in the Athens and surrounding area to recognize UGA Alumni who are working in education to show gratitude for the contributions they make as educators and as members of the alumni family.  Schools that are interested in the Alumni Association visiting can email the Association event planner, they will need to provide us with email address, the number of graduates at the school, and a date and time they would like us to come.

Dawg Trot 5k Run/Walk

Every March, the UGA Alumni Association sponsors Dawg Trot Run/Walk 5k.  UGA Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni and Friends are encouraged to participate in this event.  Awards are given to participants with the fastest times in several categories.

Alumni Night at the Bookstore

The UGA Alumni Association and the University Bookstore sponsor Alumni Night at the Bookstore. During this event alumni will receive exlusive access to the bookstore for an evening. 

Alumni Gatherings

These are free networking events for UGA Alumni and students at a local restaurant with complimentary Hors d'oeuvres.  Attendees are encouraged to bring business cards to exchange.

Alumni block seating

We offer special group seating for UGA alumni to various sporting events throughout the year. 

UGA Alumni Family Day at Zoo Atlanta

UGA Faculty/Staff, students, alumni and friends will receive discounted pricing for this event.  Special animal encounters and keeper talks are included.

New Hire Welcome packets

Names of newly hired faculty/staff members are obtained from Human Resources on a quarterly basis and welcome packets that are prepared and sent via campus mail. 

Event Registration through Harris

All events are set up in in the online community so that registering for events can be done via Web.

Surveys/Polls

Surveys and polls are set up after events so that we can gather feedback on each event.