Atlanta Programs

POLICY: 2.2
Effective Date:
Last Updated: 05/20/2010

Atlanta programs is responsible for designing, implementing, and facilitating a wide variety of programs to establish and build a presence for The University of Georgia Alumni Association among alumni and living and working in the Atlanta area.

Programming

Metro Atlanta Chapters contain several chapters in the Atlanta area which Atlanta Programs helps facilitate events and programming for.

Women of UGA is a growing community of women affiliated with the University of Georgia. The Women of UGA are connected to each other and to the University's schools, colleges, and the UGA Alumni Association by their commitment to and participation in professional development, community service, and personal empowerment.

Corporate Chapters

Admissions events are held in Atlanta and Atlanta Programs works with Admissions to promote the events and help staff them.

Bulldog 100 is a program that will determine and award the 100 fastest growing businesses that are owned or operated by UGA Alumni, each year.  Companies will be rated by "Compounded Annual Growth Rate" of revenues for the last 3 years. All qualified businesses, regardless of location, are welcome to participate.  To be considered in the program, businesses must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have been in business for 5 years or more
  • Have had verifiable revenues of $100,000 or more for the year three years prior to the current year.
  • Must be a former UGA student and own at least 50% of company or be the CEO,
    President or Managing Partner
  • The company must operate in a manner consistent with University of Georgia's
    "Pillars of the Arch" character statement. 

Educator Appreciation Series shows educators that are UGA alumni our appreciation for their dedication to the education of Georgia's children.

Events/Activities

Gamewatchings are events hosted by Metro Chapters, where alumni gather to watch UGA sporting events.

Bulldogs After Business Hours are events hosted by Metro Chapters to gather alumni for social and business networking.

Volunteer events are hosted by Metro Chapters to gather alumni together for community service projects.

Keys to the Dawg House is an event co-hosted with Admissions to educate alumni and potential students about UGA's admissions process.

Corporate Gatherings are events co-hosted with corporate groups to bring alumni together in their place of work for business networking.

Women of UGA Lunch Groups are events hosted by Women of UGA for a dutch-treat lunch, social and business networking.

Women of UGA Networking Events are hosted by Women of UGA for professional and personal growth.

Bulldog Breakfast Clubs are events hosted by Metro Chapters to gather alumni together to learn about an industry or an alum's success.

Forms

Chapter/Club Event Request Form must be filled out completely in order for an event to be registered, and in order for us to properly market the event.  The form is available online at http://ugadog.com/event/.  An Event Evaluation form must be turned in after an event, providing a write up of the event for our records.  We use this form to report chapter activities and to market the chapter on their web site.  A goals and proposed calendar is due at the first of the year, and outlines the chapter's goals and event line-up.  The Officers and Executive Committee Members form shows leadership, along with contact info and is due by August 1.  An Annual Chapter Evaluation form lists the officers, their council members, and includes a general report of the chapter's activities for the year.

Career Center

A Career Consultant is housed in the Atlanta Alumni Center and provides career counseling and related programming.

Drew Charter School Read Alouds

Atlanta Programs works with East Lake Foundation to provide support at the school with greeting volunteers and reading alouds.