Upcoming Events






Students 2 Startups


In partnership with the Terry Entrepreneurship Program and Four Athens, Students2Startups comes to Grady for Fall 2016. Not your typical job fair, Students2Startups connects students directly with early-stage companies in Athens. Held twice a year, S2S brings 20+ Athens startups to campus to connect with UGA students seeking internships, employment, and real-world job experience.

September 6 at 4:30pm
PAF







From LinkedIn to WordPress: Creating Digital Portfolios


For those of you who have not yet created your digital portfolio, take note that Samantha Meyer from the Career Center will be holding an information workshop on this topic. Digital portfolios are key to landing that coveted internship and first job.  It allows you to showcase your skills and experiences in addition to résumés and applications. 

September 7 at 4:30pm
MLC 207







Atlanta Alumni Networking Hour


Since its inception in 2011, twenty-nine Grady alumni have made UGA's 40 under 40 list. Join us on the eve of the 2016 luncheon to celebrate the honorees and network with fellow Atlanta alumni. Appetizers and soft drinks are provided. Cash bar available. RSVP to ugagrady@gmail.com by September 2. Hosted by Grady's Young Alumni Council.

September 7 at 6:30pm
5Church Atlanta







40 Under 40 Luncheon


Two Grady alumni have been named to the University of Georgia Alumni Association's  40 under 40 list.  Allison Alexander (ABJ '99) is vice president of the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation  and Meredith Seacrest (ABJ '03) is executive director of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.
 

September 8 at 11:30am
Flourish - Buckhead







Dawgs with the Dean


Kick off the new school year with this bi-annual tradition where Dean Davis grills hot dogs on the lawn. It's the best spot on campus for a cookout, with lunch provided by the best dean on campus.

September 14 at 11:30am
Grady Front Lawn







Grady Days


Grady Day is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Grady Day is designed as an information session for prospective high school and transfer students. Parents, friends, and family members are welcome to attend. It’s a great chance to meet current students and helpful staff. Please join us for Grady Day!

Register for GRADY DAY
Contact: Maggie O’Brien
Prospective Student Advisor
maggieob@uga.edu
706-542-2896

September 16 at 2:30pm
Grady College







Employer Spotlight: Cox Communications


Employer Spotlight: Cox Communications LEAD Program,  Walk-Ins 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. — Peyton Anderson Forum

Dinner & Discussion with Cox Communications (RSVP required — choose "Other" under Major) 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. — Brooks Hall Room 327

September 22 at 12:30pm
Peyton Anderson Forum







Stats Camp


Journalists have access to a plethora of raw and analyzed data, from voting reports to biomedical studies. Knowing the right questions to ask about the data is important, as is recognizing the pitfalls of poor data collection and analyses and learning how to be scientifically skeptical about conclusions. STATS.org and Sense About Science USA will host short courses for undergraduate students, graduate students and professional journalists during this two-day session.

September 22 - 23 at 9:30am
TBA







AdPR Week


We celebrate Grady College's largest department with a week of events, speakers and profiles of alumni from Department of Advertising and Public Relations.

September 26 - 30 (all day)
Grady College







Bloomberg Info Session - News Internship


Bloomberg News delivers critical information in a world where information matters. We report on the issues that move markets every day. 

Come learn about our exciting news internship and how you can make your mark at Bloomberg!

September 28 at 5:30pm
Journalism Building Suite 110







38th annual McGill Lecture


David Armstrong, senior enterprise reporter for STAT, will give the 38th annual McGill Lecture. Armstrong previously worked as an investigative reporter at Bloomberg News, The Wall Street Journal, and The Boston Globe. A lecture is a part of the McGill program in journalistic courage, honoring Ralph McGill's courage as editor of The Atlanta Constitution. McGill was regarded as the "conscience of the south" for his editorials challenging racial segregation in the 1950s and 1960s.

October 5 at 4:00pm
MLC 148







Grady Days


Grady Day is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Grady Day is designed as an information session for prospective high school and transfer students. Parents, friends, and family members are welcome to attend. It’s a great chance to meet current students and helpful staff. Please join us for Grady Day!

To Register for GRADY DAY
Contact: Maggie O’Brien
Prospective Student Advisor
maggieob@uga.edu
706-542-2896

October 14 at 2:30pm
Grady College







#Homecoming2016 - Save the Date


Join us on Saturday, October 15 for one of Grady's favorite traditions, our Homecoming Tailgate on the Lawn. 
Gather with alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends for great food, beverages, and fun.
2.5 hours before kickoff of the UGA - Vanderbilt game
$25 per person, no charge for children under 5.

October 15 (all day)
Grady Lawn







Grady Student Activities Fair


TBA

October 19 at 4:15pm
Journalism Building 2nd Floor







Sixth Annual Media and the Public Sphere Conference


This international conference will bring together communication experts in media, audience studies, audience research, journalism, advertising, and related fields to discuss a broad range of topics related to audiences, the media and the public sphere. Of particular interest are papers on current challenges and techniques in audience research – both applied and scholarly – audience studies, audience economics in media and advertising, demediazation in sociopolitical movements, and research on all issues related to media and the public sphere in the 21st century.

October 21 - 22 (all day)
Grady College







3rd Annual Journalism School Hackathon at Grady


Weekend Hackathon Puts Focus on Verification of Social, Photos, Video & Data

No coding background is needed! The Hackathon is actually more like a Startup Weekend, with the creation of a startup name, business model and pitch deck.

Registration fees help cover the cost of food and drinks, as well as producing the weekend Hackathon. Early bird registration is $99 for faculty and professionals, and $49 for students. Early bird registration deadline is September 1, 2016.

October 21 - 23 (all day)
Grady College ( Journalism Building )







Grady College Résumés Critique


Résumés are an important professional tool, so be sure to get yours critiqued before applying to jobs and internships. All Grady and pre-Grady students are welcome to drop in for a 10-15-minute résumés critique, conveniently located in the Journalism Building. Please bring a printed copy of your résumés.

Recommended dress for this event: Casual

October 25 at 12:00pm
Peyton Anderson Forum Conference Room 239







Peabody Symposium: “Television History, the Peabody Archives, and Cultural Memory”


The Symposium is the second of a two-part conference, and the culmination of a collaborative research initiative based on the Peabody Archives (a collection of more than 90,000 programs submitted to the Peabody Awards since its inception in 1941) and its holdings. Distinguished television studies scholars from across the country will present new research to expand current understandings of American cultural history as seen on TV, and offer a wide range of critical perspectives on what Peabody Awards submissions have to teach us.

October 28 - 30 (all day)
Richard B. Russell Building, Special Collections Libraries







ADPR Connection


ADPR Connection is the major networking event sponsored by PRSSA, AdClub, and generous corporate sponsors. In past years, the event has brought in more than 500 students to network with over 50 companies in the advertising and public relations fields.

Ananda Costa and Maya Daniels, ADPR Connection Co-Directors

November 1 at 11:00am
Tate Grand Hall (5th Floor)







Grady Days


Grady Day is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Grady Day is designed as an information session for prospective high school and transfer students. Parents, friends, and family members are welcome to attend. It’s a great chance to meet current students and helpful staff. Please join us for Grady Day!

To Register for GRADY DAY
Contact: Maggie O’Brien
Prospective Student Advisor
maggieob@uga.edu
706-542-2896

November 18 at 12:00am
Grady College







Grady Days


Grady Day is an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Grady Day is designed as an information session for prospective high school and transfer students. Parents, friends, and family members are welcome to attend. It’s a great chance to meet current students and helpful staff. Please join us for Grady Day!

To Register for GRADY DAY
Contact: Maggie O’Brien
Prospective Student Advisor
maggieob@uga.edu
706-542-2896

November 18 at 2:30pm
Grady College







Grady Convocation - Fall 2016


The Grady College Fall 2016 Convocation will be held Thursday, December 15th from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. in Hodgson Hall in the UGA Performing Arts Center.

The Convocation honors Grady students completing their degrees in Fall 2016.

December 15 (all day)
Hodgson Hall, UGA Performing Arts Center







UGA Commencement - Fall 2016


UGA’s Fall 2016 Commencement will be held on Friday, December 16th

Undergraduate Ceremny will be at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.

Graduate Ceremony will also be in Stegeman Coliseum but held at 2:30 p.m.

December 16 (all day)
Stegemon Coliseum