Maureen Clayton: Say ‘yes’ to new experiences
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, this is one of a series of profiles highlighting just a few of the impressive accomplishments alumnae of Grady College are making in their respective industries. For other profiles, please visit any of those listed below: Becca Hannan Carole Munroe Maureen Clayton (ABJ ’80, MA ’84)) […]
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Carole Munroe: Think about all women, not just those who may look like you
In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, this is one of a series of profiles highlighting just a few of the impressive accomplishments alumnae of Grady College are making in their respective industries. For other profiles, please visit any of those listed below:             Maureen Clayton             Becca Hannan Carole Munroe is a […]
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Sally Yates, Ashley Huston, Polina Marinova and Jisu Huh will be recognized as Alumni Award winners at Grady Salutes on April 27, 2018.
UGA Grady College announces recipients of 2018 Alumni Awards; Sanford Circle honoree
The University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication is pleased to honor four outstanding graduates with its 2018 Alumni Awards, and a beloved Grady College professor who will be inducted into the Sanford Circle. Sally Yates (ABJ ’82, JD ‘86) receives the John Holliman Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award; Ashley Huston (ABJ ’96) […]
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Grady College alumnus and UGA Emeritus Trustee Claude Williams Jr. remembered
Claude Williams Jr., a friend to Grady College, to the University of Georgia and to the Athens community, passed away Jan. 20, 2018. “Claude Williams was a Grady icon, a man of substance who made huge contributions to journalism, to civic life in Athens, and to the society as a whole through his many good […]
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Charlayne Hunter-Gault (ABJ ’63) will be the speaker at the Feb. 15 Holmes-Hunter lecture, a program named in her honor. She is pictured here delivering the Charter Lecture in March 2014.
Award-winning journalist and namesake to deliver Holmes-Hunter Lecture
Grady College alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault, an award-winning journalist, will present the 2018 Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. The lecture is named in honor of Hunter-Gault and her classmate Hamilton Holmes, the first African-American students to attend UGA. They arrived on campus in 1961 after civil rights leaders in Atlanta successfully […]
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Grady graduate encourages Class of 2017 to celebrate personal journeys in speech at UGA Fall Commencement
There was a time when donning a cap and gown as a college graduate seemed like a dream out of reach for Samuel Peraza. As a first-generation American growing up for much of his life in a single-parent household, he faced many barriers. But it was his triumph through adversity that ultimately led Peraza to […]
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Nearly 175 Grady College undergraduate and graduate students were eligible to participate in fall 2017 convocation ceremonies.
First MFA and Emerging Media graduates among those recognized at Fall 2017 Grady Convocation
Pictures from the Fall 2017 Grady Convocation can be viewed on the UGA Grady Flickr gallery: Fall 2017 convocation candids Fall 2017 convocation graduates: Master’s degrees, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, EMST Fall 2017 convocation ceremony Nearly 175 students graduated from Grady College this semester, many of whom were recognized at the Fall 2017 convocation on December […]
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María E. Len-Ríos (MA '95) has assumed the responsibilities of associate dean of academic affairs at Grady College.
Len-Ríos named associate dean of Grady College
María E. Len-Ríos (MA ’95), an associate professor of public relations, has been named associate dean of academic affairs at Grady College. “I’m delighted that Dr. Len-Ríos—a treasured faculty member and a leading scholar on issues of diversity and representation in mass communication—has answered the call to leadership,” Dean Charles Davis said. “She’s a joy […]
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What to Know:

Grady Giving Day, a day for Grady alumni to show their support, is June 12, 2018, Grady College’s 103rd birthday. More details can be found at our Grady Giving Day webpage.

We will be traveling around the country this summer hosting alumni receptions and we would love to see you. Please plan to meet us during one of our stops:

  • June 11, 2018: LA Reception
  • June 28, 2018: Nashville Reception
  • August 7, 2018: Washington, D.C . Reception

As the college moves into its next century, we invite alumni, parents of students, corporate partners and friends to leave their mark by purchasing an inscription on one of the granite pavers lining the plaza walkway and patio area along the Grady lawn.

Several levels of support are available. Inscriptions purchased by or honoring students are $100. Alumni inscriptions are $150. Each 3’x 3′ paver holds up to 12 names. Pavers featuring corporate names or logos are available for $2,500. For design purposes, no text other than names and graduation years will be permitted on the pavers.


NYC Alumni meet with DiGamma Kappa

Members of the DiGamma Kappa chapter traveled to New York City to network and go on some behind-the-scenes tours.

Read more about travels: DiGamma Kappa takes on the Big Apple with help from Grady alumni


UGA Game Day in NYC 2017

Grady College, Terry College of Business and the UGA Alumni Association co-hosted Chick-fil-A Game Day in NYC on Nov. 11, 2017 at Helen Mills Event Space & Theater.

The event took place three hours ahead of the UGA-Auburn kickoff.

View the photo album.

Grady Homecoming 2017


Homecoming 2017 welcomed nearly 300 alumni, faculty, staff and friends to the Grady College lawn on Oct. 14, 2017.

In addition to southern food from Strickland’s, guests were treated to ice cream from the Lil’ Ice Cream Dude and his mother, Vickie Shell (ABJ ’89).

Photos from the day are available here.

Grady Society Alumni Board meets

The Grady Society Alumni Board met Oct. 13, 2018. Among the highlights, were several student presentations outlining special projects.

Outgoing Board Chair Bryan Harris was recognized at the end of the meeting, along with members rotating off the board.

View the photos here.