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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 internationally 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