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May 2019

Senior Send-off

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Graduating seniors and their families are invited to stop by a reception given by Grady College faculty and staff for one last memory as they make their way to the University of Georgia Commencement.

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June 2019

Grady Giving Day

June 12

Celebrate Grady’s birthday by making a gift to support students at your alma mater.

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2019 Media & Leadership Academy

June 16 - June 21
Grady College, 120 Hooper St.
Athens, GA 30621 United States
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The Media & Leadership Academy at Grady College, June 16-21, 2019, is an intensive residential program focused on experiential learning. This program is open to rising high school sophomores to seniors interested in the mass communication field.  Incoming UGA freshmen who intend to study at Grady College are also eligible to attend. You won’t want to miss out on the fun with this year’s theme: “The Grady Show.” See more details here.

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Los Angeles Alumni Reception

June 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Luxe Sunset, 11461 Sunset Blvd + Google Map

Join fellow Grady alumni to network and give students in our Grady L.A. program a warm Southern California welcome. Complimentary appetizers and 2 beverage tickets are provided. Your $10 registration fee supports students in our Entertainment and Media Studies program. Please register by June 21. Register through this link.

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July 2019

Management Seminar for College News Editors Conference

July 28 - August 2

More than 50 college journalists from across the U.S. will learn leadership, management, content development and new media production skills at the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication on July 28-August 2, 2019, at the 24nd annual Management Seminar for College News Editors (MSCNE).

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September 2019

Athens Screening of FX Special “Peabody Presents: Stories of the Year”

September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cine, 234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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Monica Kaufman Pearson Peabody will host a screening of FX's Peabody Presents: Stories of the Year, a one-hour telecast featuring Hasan Minhaj and fellow Peabody winners discussing critical social issues, on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Ciné on 234 Hancock Ave. The event will include a question-and-answer session with Monica Kaufman Pearson, current member of the Peabody Board of Jurors, retired anchor for WSB-TV, and University of Georgia graduate. The Peabody Awards are based out of UGA’s Grady…

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A Message to My Younger Self – a conversation with Grady’s UGA 40 under 40 honorees

September 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Join Grady College alumni, Brooke Beach (ABJ '11), CEO and Founder, Marketwake; Ashley Callahan (ABJ '04), Senior Director, Integrated Creative Marketing for Chick-fil-A, Inc; and Robbie York (ABJ '05), Owner, American Whiskey as they reflect on lessons learned in the early years of their careers. Will Carr (ABJ '06), ABC News Correspondent is also a 40 Under 40 honoree, but will not be in attendance for this discussion. Grace Ahn, associate professor of advertising and winner will moderate. Breakfast will…

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GSPA Pre-conference Workshop

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Georgia Scholastic Press Association will hold a pre-conference workshop at Grady College 7-10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  The annual Fall Conference for middle school and high school media advisers and students will be Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. Details will be posted at  

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GSPA Fall Conference

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Georgia Scholastic Press Association will host its annual Fall Conference for middle school and high school media advisers and students at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. Details will be posted at A pre-conference workshop will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at Grady College.

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Grady Day

September 20 @ 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. Fall Grady Days are Sept. 20, Oct, 18 and Nov. 15, 2019. To register for Grady Day, please click here. For questions or to schedule a private visit, please contact: Helen Mahany, Prospective Student Advisor Email: | Phone: 706-542-2896

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