Join us for Homecoming Weekend 2015

As the yearlong celebration of Grady’s momentous 100th birthday draws to a close, we invite all alumni, students and friends to join us for another round of festivities on Homecoming weekend, Oct. 15 through Oct. 17.

From panel discussions to mixers to reunions and book signings, there is something for everyone. 

#GradyHomecoming 2015

Thursday, Oct. 15
Cox Institute Presents: Young Alumni Discuss the Future of News
12:30 p.m.
Grady College

The “Cox Institute Presents” lecture series will feature three young Grady grads in a panel discussion on the future of news.  Join Polina Marinova (ABJ '13), Fortune Magazine, John Newsome (ABJ '11), CNN, and Cailin O'Brien (ABJ '14), Henry Daily Herald, as they offer insights about the future of the news business drawn from their early career experiences.  They will address the shift to mobile delivery and what they see as future career paths for aspiring Grady journalists.  The conversation will be moderated by two current Grady students: Macey Kessler and Kendall Trammell.

Friday, Oct. 16
Mentor Mixer
Grady College

Mentors and mentees participating in the Grady Mentorship Program as well as students and industry professionals interested in learning more about it are invited to a reception featuring speed networking and light refreshments.   

Grady Ambassadors Reunion
7 p.m.
Grady College

For more than 10 years, top Grady students have shared their time and talents, presenting a positive and lasting image of the college and its students to all constituents.  In recognition of their leadership and contributions, we invite all alumni Ambassadors home for a dinner in their honor. RSVP to

Saturday, Oct. 17

Homecoming Tailgate
4 – 7 p.m.
UGA vs. Mizzou
Grady Lawn

Special thanks to our Centennial Homecoming Sponsors:

The Coca- Cola Company
The Grady Society Alumni Board

Thank you to all who have shared memories and photos from your college days in celebration of the centennial.  There’s still time to add your story to our collection at There, you’ll find a historical timeline with an interactive section where you can add your story to the decade in which you graduated.  You can also watch #Grady100 videos of alumni, students, faculty and friends offering birthday messages to Grady, recounting their favorite Grady memories and sharing their visions for Grady’s future. 

Date: September 24, 2015
Author:  Stephanie Moreno,
Contact:  Diane H Murray.