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.

November 9, 2022 | News

Tres Thomas, Lorris Smith are top finalists for Covington city manager job

Two finalists have been named for the Covington city manager position -- Emory "Tres" Thomas III, who is currently serving as interim city manager, and Lorri H. Smith, chief financial officer and comptroller for the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

November 7, 2022 | News

UGA Provides Tools for Rural Community Engagement and Economic Success

In rural areas of Georgia, like Grady County, losing young adults to schools and jobs in other cities and states can break the succession of community leaders, which are vital to future success.