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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


Student Life:

  •     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