Dick is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia.
Dick’s Accomplishments and Honors at UGA:
- President of the University of Georgia National Alumni Association, 1994-1996.
- Received the University’s Distinguished Alumni Award, 1995.
- Named Outstanding Alumnus at the Grady College of Journalism, 1988.
- Received the Blue Key Award for Leadership to the State and to the University, 1996.
- Recipient of The Sphinx, the University’s highest non-academic award, 1994.
- Member of the Greek Horsemen and Gridiron.
- C. Richard Yarbrough Public Relations Laboratory at the Grady College of Journalism named in his honor, 1995.
- Emeritus Trustee of The University of Georgia Foundation.
Pedestrian-Friendly Athens is known internationall for sports and music:
- Work out, scale the climbing wall, swim, play basketball and more at the Ramsey Center
- Hike, mountain bike, snow ski, kayak and lots more with UGS’s GORP (Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program)
- 35 acres for intramural athletic activities
- Award-winning food service
- University Union sponsors concerts on campus
- On-campus art galleries, recital halls, libraries, movie theater, golf course and game rooms
- Free lectures, exhibits and performances by well-known scientists, authors, artists and others
- Free transportation around campus and downtown on UGA buses. Bikes are a good bet, too.
- 18:1 student to faculty ratio
- Internships combine real-world experience and apply classroom learning
- One-on-one academic counseling
- International classes, internships and certificates
- Undergraduate credit for research opportunities
- Faculty recognized national and internationally for teaching and research
- Honors Program
A Big University
- Scholarships and financial aid: merit, leadership and academic major scholarships
- Grants, work study and loan programs
- Extracurricular activities:
- 32 College-based clubs/organizations
- National, Regional, and State competitions
- Activities, Career Fairs, Rodeo, and other events
For information on majors, scholarships, clubs, faculty, academic departments and more:
706-542-1611 or 1-800-538-9104