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Master’s Degrees

Double Dawgs

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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Profiles of Tenacity: Johnny Klein

Integrated AdPR graduate student Johnny Klein found community in Grady through involvement in organizations and immersing himself in AdPR’s culture. He encourages other students to try different activities and enjoy […]

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International students thrive in AdPR’s 3+1+1 program

Grady College’s Department of Advertising and Public Relations welcomed the third cohort of 3+1+1 dual degree students in fall 2023. In partnership with Shanghai Normal University and Shanghai International Studies […]

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Profiles of Tenacity: Charles Burney

Charles Burney recently graduated from Grady College with a Bachelor’s in journalism and is currently pursuing a Master’s in the same field. He’s driven to excel with a determination to […]

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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 […]

Events

L.A. Alumni Event

Save the date for our Grady College alumni event in Los Angeles. Details will be announced closer to the date.

Philadelphia Alumni Event

Save the date for our Grady College alumni event in Philadelphia. Details will be announced closer to the date.

UGA 40 Under 40 celebration

The UGA 40 under 40 alumni luncheon will happen on Friday, September 6, in Athens.

Fall Alumni Board Meeting

Save the date for the fall 2024 Alumni Board meeting. More details will be announced closer to the date.

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Grady alumni tailgate

Please join us on the Schnitzer Family Media Lawn 2 1/2 hours before kickoff against Mississippi State University for an alumni tailgate.

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PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Heaven Robinson

Advertising AB ‘22, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Bailey Pelletier

EMST AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23

PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Riley Armant

MA ‘22

PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Eduardo Morales

Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

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.”

Alander Rocha

Health and Medical Journalism MA ‘23

PERSPECTIVES

“I want to tell stories that matter, and Grady has the classes and extracurricular opportunities to help me do that.”

Jacqueline GaNun

Journalism AB ‘23, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Raynor Manley

Public Relations AB ‘23, Current MA Student

PERSPECTIVES

“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.”

Rachel Ziner

Public Relations AB ‘22, Emerging Media MA ‘23