Diversity at Grady

Grady College is committed to maintaining and promoting a culture of diversity among its students, faculty, staff and the community. The college pursues this goal through its faculty research, integration of diversity in the curriculum and its outreach.

The Grady College Diversity Committee, made up of faculty, staff and students, guides the college in its diversity initiatives through programming and long-term planning. A diversity director helps implement the diversity committee’s initiatives while focusing on recruiting a diverse student body.

Grady College maintains a comprehensive, college-wide diversity plan that outlines specific plans to mediversitysubimage2et the following goals:

• create a culture of diversity;

• increasing the number of multicultural students, faculty and staff;

• extending outreach to high school students and their parents;

• expand partnerships that increase diversity-related research and program initiatives with businesses, communities and organizations;

• integrate diversity and inclusion into established systems of accountability.

Grady College also hosts a variety of student clubs focusing on diverse students including the UGA chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and Infusion Magazine.

Download the full Grady College diversity plan here.

Roxanna Gandia

Roxanna Gandia

Director of High School & Diversity Outreach





Grady College works toward catering to a diverse population of students.

Additional resources

There are several additional UGA resources available for our diverse student population including:

LGBT Resource Center 

Multicultural Services and Programs

Office of Institutional Diversity

Media and Leadership Academy

The Media & Leadership Academy, held June 4-11, 2017 is an intensive, residential one-week program open to rising high school sophomores to seniors interested in the mass communication field. Students will take classes at Grady College in one of three offered tracks: Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations or Entertainment. 

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