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November 29, 2022 | Spotlight
an wears a shirt that showcases the new Vidalia branding.

Institute of Government’s branding team taps into the sweet life in Vidalia

Drawing an onion might seem easy, but when you're talking about a Vidalia onion, that's another story. Just ask Kaitlin Messich, who led the Georgia city through a yearlong branding process. A faculty member at the UGA Carl Vinson Institute of Government, Messich leads the community branding program.

November 15, 2022 | Spotlight
PROPEL Rural Scholars program launches first cohort of nine undergrads

PROPEL Rural Scholars program launches first cohort of nine undergrads

Nine undergraduate UGA students committed to boosting Georgia's rural communities were named as inaugural PROPEL Rural Scholars at the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

November 10, 2022 | Spotlight
Institute of Government welcomes new Vinson Fellows

UGA students bring skills to Vinson Institute's research and projects

The Carl Vinson Institute of Government recently welcomed five new undergraduate students as Vinson Fellows, an educational opportunity for UGA undergraduates interested in state and local government. The program allows students to become involved in training, applied research and technical assistance programs, and other initiatives for local and state government in Georgia.