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February 2018

Entertainment Industry Panel

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The panelist are Gale Ann Hurd, Will Packer, Jeff Stepakoff and Lee Thomas. Hollywood South: The New $9.5 Billion Georgia Industry #HollywoodSouth

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Hollywood South: The New $9.5 Billion Georgia Industry

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Continuing their conversation starting at Grady College in the morning, the Charter Lecture will feature Gale Ann Hurd; Will Packer, producer of “Girls Trip” and “Straight Outta Compton;” Jeff Stepakoff and Lee Thomas. The Charter Lecture is sponsored by the Provost’s Office and the Office of Academic Programs.

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March 2018

Solidarity Lecture with Dr. Sherri Williams

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Studio 100, Grady College

Moderated by Professor Valerie Boyd, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Distinguished Writer-in-Residence. Dr. Sherri Williams, an assistant professor in race, media and communication at American University, will talk about #SquadCare and the need for diverse students to focus on mental health, especially in the current cultural climate. This talk is co-sponsored by Graduate and Professional Scholars, Graduate/Professional Student Association and the Grady College Standing Committee for Diversity.  The purpose of the lecture is to celebrate the diverse identities of our student population, while…

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2018 ADPR Nonprofit Tour: Use your powers for good!

March 2

If you are thinking about a career in nonprofits, consider applying to go on the 2018 ADPR Nonprofit Tour, which will be on Friday, March 2 in Atlanta. We will visit the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, The Georgia Aquarium and MODA: Museum of Design Atlanta. The three organizations offer internships. We will hear from communication professionals about working for nonprofits. Can you make a living? Can you maintain your passion for the organization’s mission? Find out and bring your…

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Pete McCommons Award for Distinguished Community Journalism

March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Faculty, staff, students and friends are invited to this presentation of the Inaugural Rollin M. "Pete" McCommons Award for Distinguished Community Journalism, 4 p.m. in the Peyton Anderson Forum.

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New Admit Celebration

March 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Studio 100, Grady College

Grady College welcomes its newest students with refreshments, entertainment and a fair featuring programs and student organizations at Grady College.

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Tour Stop: Nashville

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Studio 100, Grady College

Tour Stop: Nashville will feature the bustling music industry of Nashville, Tennessee, providing University of Georgia students with a platform to learn and network with industry professionals and UGA alumni without stepping foot off campus. Combining the efforts of Grady College of Journalism, Terry College of Business, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, the University of Georgia is orchestrating this day dedicated to providing students with information about the music industry and an opportunity…

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Grady Day

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Grady Day is an opportunity for prospective high-school and transfer students and their parents to learn more about Grady College. In addition to a guided tour, students will hear about admission and eligibility requirements and programs of study. Spring Grady Days are Feb. 9, March 23 and April 20, 2018. To register for Grady Day or schedule a private visit, please contact: Rashaun Ellis, Prospective Student Advisor Email: Phone: 706-542-2896

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April 2018

McGill Medal Ceremony

April 10 @ 4:30 am - 5:30 pm

The 2018 McGill Medal for Courage in Journalism will be presented to Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, two New York Times reporters who broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s decades of alleged abuse towards women, helping to ignite the worldwide #MeToo movement. Kantor will be present to accept the award for both winners.

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Angela Alfano (ABJ ’10) talks about “Transitioning from a Free Agent to a Rising Young Sports PR Executive”

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Studio 100, Grady College

Alfano is the head of global communications for Tough Mudder. This is part of the AdPR Vantage Point: An Innovative Speaker Series.

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