News & Events
First Graduates from Homeland Security & Emergency Management Institute Honored
First responders from several area fire/rescue departments were recently presented with executive certificates in Homeland Security & Emergency Management. The participants completed the first-of-its-kind, 18-month-long course at the Homeland Security & Emergency Management Institute of UGA-Griffin, which was created to promote professionalism and expand the knowledge base of practitioners and future leaders. The course is part of the campus' Continuing Education program.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture recently presented a check for $25,000 to support the planned improvements of the Structural Pest Control training facilities on the UGA Griffin Campus.
The Caterpillar Foundation presented a donation of $6,000 to help fund supplies and activities for the UGA Griffin Campus Young Scholars Program.
The Ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. donated $200 in support of YSP activities.
Special thanks goes out to each of these organizations for their generosity and meaningful contributions to the UGA Griffin Campus.
Mike Doyle honored as distinguished agri-scientist UGA Regents Professor of Food Microbiology Michael P. Doyle has been awarded the 2013 Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation Agriscience Award. Doyle was presented the $10,000 CCFF Distinguished Agriscience Scientist Award at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., on July 8. Doyle came to the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in 1993 to establish the Center for Food Safety. As director of the center, he has developed a research program that promotes collaboration among the food industry, the university, and federal and state agencies. Full Story →
Vegetable growers' workshop set at UGA Griffin campus A workshop for small-scale farmers and home gardeners interested in growing and marketing vegetables for profit is set for Sept. 20 on the UGA campus in Griffin. The class will cover the basics of how to begin earning extra income by growing and selling vegetables. Full Story →
Future scientists work beside researchers through Young Scholars More than 80 GA high school students gained real-world research experience this summer through the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ Young Scholars program. Full Story →
UGA food safety expert says never eat an undercooked hamburger Mike Doyle likes his steaks cooked medium well. But when it comes to ground beef, he always cooks hamburgers to an internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit. Full Story →
- Academic Programs
- Continuing Education
- Experimental Statistics
- Georgia Automated Environmental Monitoring Network (AEMN)
- Landscape Pest Management
- Laboratory for Environmental Physics
- Master Gardener Program
- Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab
- Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit
- Research and Education Garden
- Southern SARE
- Student Affairs
- Statewide Variety Testing
- Turfgrass (GeorgiaTurf.com)
- Urban Pest Management Program
- Young Scholars Program