Double Dawgs is an initiative that encourages undergraduate students to start planning for their master’s degree while they are still in school.
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NaYoung Song takes on Crisis Communication
After completing her bachelor’s degree at Korea University, NaYoung Song decided to attend the University of Georgia to receive her master’s, becoming the inaugural scholar in a partnership between the […]
Profiles of Tenacity: River Gracey
Second-year graduate student River Gracey is pursuing a Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism, emphasizing Public Relations. Read more about his path to Grady College below. Why did you choose […]
Grady InternViews: Heaven Robinson
This is part of a series where we ask Grady College students to describe their summer internship experience. Heaven Robinson is an Emerging Media Masters student working with Breaktime Media […]
#ProfilesofTenacity: Rachel Ziner
Rachel Ziner was taught the value of setting goals and achieving them from a young age. To her, tenacity comes after those goals are achieved. Ziner is a Double Dawg, […]
MFA Film thesis film to premiere at Atlanta Film Festival
“Black Butterfly,” a thesis film written, directed, produced and edited by Kelvin Summerhill (MFA ’22), has been selected as one of the narrative short films to premiere at the 47th […]
Emerging Media students create Historic Athens app
Using 21st Century technology to provide users with a sense of history from the 1800s and 1900s is the goal of a new Historic Athens app, created by a team […]
UGA MFA Film program goes green
Film sets are hubs for creation. They are where concepts and ideas turn into visual, captivating works of art. But, unfortunately, television shows and movies aren’t the only thing created […]
#ProfilesofTenacity: Kate Hester
Kate Hester is a second-year graduate student, studying journalism with an emphasis in innovation and leadership. During her time at Grady, she’s been involved as a graduate assistant for the […]
Inside UGA’s burgeoning MFA in Film, Television and Digital Media program, with Neil Landau
Listen to Grady Research Radio Apple Podcasts/Spotify/Stitcher Applications for the MFA in Film, Television and Digital Media program are due by February 15, 2023. Apply today. The film industry in […]
Haley Hatfield wins Top Paper award for research on racial bias in virtual reality
Haley Hatfield, a PhD student from El Dorado, Kansas, recently was awarded Top Paper honors from The Human Communication and Technology Division (HCTD) of the National Communication Association (NCA). “I […]
Hosted every semester, SLAM features New Media Certificate Capstone creations. Everyone is invited to this day dedicated to student projects that takes innovation and creativity to the next level.This semester, the NMI is doing things a bit differently. Faculty and students will head to Atlanta for the day. Once there, they’ll kick off SLAM with networking and snacks, followed by the student showcase. After presentations, the NMI will share student certificates and awards, and then cap off the evening with Xpo Encore—an opportunity to celebrate the students’ impressive achievements over delectable hors d’oeuvres, refreshing drinks and wonderful company. RSVP: https://www.linkedin.com/events/slam7117171008259670017/
Fall 2023 Grady Graduation Celebration
Graduates and their guests are invited to celebrate with other graduates and faculty/staff at this drop-in celebration. Guests will enjoy light refreshments, opportunities to connect with fellow parents, faculty and staff, plenty of photo opportunities and an inside look at your student’s academic home. Tickets are not required for the celebration at Grady.
Fall 2023 Convocation
Congratulations to our fall 2023 graduates! Convocation will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. at Hodgson Hall. More details will be released closer to the date.
Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony
Friday, December 15, 2023 Undergraduate: 10:00 a.m., Stegeman Coliseum Graduate: 2:00 p.m., Stegeman Coliseum
Grady College Applications Deadline
Grady College’s current application cycle closes on Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. This application deadline is for those seeking to start at Grady in fall 2024.
Grady College Career Day
This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Internships and full-time positions will be available. All majors and pre-Grady students are encouraged to attend. It’s never too early to start building your network. More information will become available closer to the date.
Your advanced education starts here. Admission to Grady College’s graduate studies is a collaborative process involving Grady College and the University of Georgia’s Graduate School.
“Everyone at Grady genuinely wishes to help us learn and succeed, and I knew the major and the community would provide a great foundation for my career in advertising.”
Advertising AB ‘22, Current MA Student
“Grady College has done a fantastic job with its people, first and foremost. All the faculty and staff are there because they want you to succeed. They will give you all of the resources and advice that you need.”
EMST AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23
“I want to be a great storyteller and journalist. I knew that Grady is the best of the best, therefore I felt as though it was only right to join the UGA community.”
“While I have worked in journalism for 30 years, I never did study it at a collegiate level, but . . . I decided there was no better place to get training in that field than at Grady.”
Current MA Student
After the career fair, I was invited to an upstairs suite to meet the managing editor of a
major legacy newspaper, and that’s one of the coolest things I’ve been able to say out loud.
Overall, I’m thankful for the many opportunities professors at Grady entrusted me with.”
Health and Medical Journalism MA ‘23
“I want to tell stories that matter, and Grady has the classes and extracurricular opportunities to help me do that.”
Journalism AB ‘23, Current MA Student
“My campus involvement serves as a great source of motivation for me. Being able to give back to the UGA and Grady community and support my peers is something I truly enjoy. I am constantly on the lookout for new opportunities to get involved, take on leadership roles and continue making a positive impact on campus.”
Public Relations AB ‘23, Current MA Student
“The knowledge from both of my degrees has made me well-rounded in understanding both traditional and digital media strategy while prioritizing the needs of the target market.”
Public Relations AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23