On January 22nd, Georgia Trend celebrated Lee Thomas, 2019 Georgian of the Year. Lee Thomas, deputy commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office, spoke about her career as well as the incredible impact the film industry has had on our state over the last ten years. Georgia Trend also recognized the 100 […]
This month Maria Saporta received the amazing distinction of being inducted into the Georgia Trend Hall of Fame. She joins the ranks of Atlantans like Bill Bolling, Arthur Blank, Alicia Phillip, Congressman John Lewis, Monica Pearson, Bill Shipp, Tom Cousins, Andrew Young, John C. Portman…and many many more. Her fellow inductee is Michael Cassidy of […]
University of North Georgia (UNG) graduate students Tommy Otley (shown walking dog), Mitchell Aarons and Erin McCarthy (shown walking dog) have been working with associate professor of physical therapy Dr. Sue Ann Kalish on guide dog research. Among the major findings is that guide dog use sharply reduces the risk of falls for visually impaired […]
What a special afternoon. On Monday, Nov. 26th, a group of us had lunch with Bill Shipp, the dean among Georgia’s political journalists, at his home. Shipp is seated in the chair. The lunch was organized by George Berry, who has been an important public servant in both Atlanta and Georgia – serving as aviation […]
Peggy writes: “The rainbow last night was spectacular here in north Georgia! Here’s a shot of the UNG Price Memorial steeple under that spectacular rainbow. People were literally sopping in their tracks (and on the roads) to view it and take photos.”
Last Wednesday, October 10th, was National Walk to a Park day! Michael Halicki, Executive Director of Park Pride, shares this photo from Woodruff Park where staff from Park Pride and Trust for Public Land met up to mark the occasion.
Peggy shares: “Science and art come together at the University of North Georgia. Based on the Eastern Box Turtle, this recent work was produced as a collaboration between the UNG science and art departments. On the biology side, the turtles were tracked and studied in the field. On the art side, students and faculty created […]