Roger Nielsen

Roger Nielsen

Roger Nielsen

Public Relations Coordinator; Office of Communications



As public relations coordinator, Roger Nielsen helps to promote the Institute of Government’s public service mission among its diverse state, local, and international government clients. Roger coordinates content production for electronic and print media, helps to develop informational materials highlighting the Institute of Government’s outreach projects and services, and writes news and feature articles for UGA and outside publications.

A journalist for 35 years, Roger was an award-winning reporter and editor for daily newspapers in north-central Ohio and Athens, Ga. before joining the  Institute of Government team in 2012.


B.S., Kent State University


The chapel has been restored in a way that allows for its use by a wide variety of university and community groups for plays, concerts, lectures, weddings, meetings, and other special events. The Spalding Theater, which seats 240, and the Conference/Green Room, which seats 45, are rented to the public.

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