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June 9, 2016 | Spotlight
MPA students find inspiration in government course taught by Institute's director

MPA students find inspiration in government course taught by Institute's director

Institute of Government Director Laura Meadows recruited dozens of highly regarded public administrators to share their knowledge and experience for a local government management course that UGA master of public administration students found inspiring and engaging.

June 2, 2016 | Spotlight

Local officials strengthen financial management skills through certificate program

Twenty-seven government officials from around Georgia earned certification through the Institute of Government’s financial management training program. Each participant completed a series of courses designed to enhance understanding of public finance topics.

June 1, 2016 | Spotlight
Institute faculty member gives public health presentation at World Bank forum

Institute faculty member gives public health presentation at World Bank forum

Faculty member Paula Sanford recently addressed the Civil Society Policy Forum, a joint World Bank–International Monetary Fund conference, about the important ways local government collaborations can further public health and sustainable development.