Interviews

Pat Allen, Director of Community Relations for the University of Georgia
0

Q&A with Pat Allen, UGA Director of Community Relations

By: Shalin Jyotishi In April 2013, incoming University of Georgia President Jere Morehead announced the opening of an economic development office in Atlanta to focus on bolstering the state’s economy. Then, in October, UGA was designated an Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The association recognized universities that are working…

Lockhart
1

Representative Government: A Case for Fresh Faces

By: Aashka Dave Imagine being 20 and trying to stay on top of coursework, career plans and everything in between. Throw in a burgeoning political campaign, and that already-tenuous balance could face some challenges. In Patrick Lockhart’s case, that situation is a reality. In the midst of fall semester as a student at Indiana University,…

Interview with Retiring UGA President Michael Adams

By: Darrian Stacy Contributor: Andrew Roberts President Michael Adams has been President of the University of Georgia since 1997.  Holding a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University as well as five honorary degrees, the president has accepted over 50 awards for higher education both personally and on behalf of the University.  Under his leadership, the…

An Interview with Spencer Frye

By: Cecilia Moore Spencer Frye is the Democratic candidate for the 118th district of the Georgia State House, which encompasses Athens and half of Clarke County. He came to UGA in 1986 and has lived in Athens ever since. He has worked for Athens’ Habitat for Humanity since 1999 and is now the organization’s executive…

An Interview with Carter Kessler

By: Patrick Wheat Candidate for State House Representative for District 118 (comprising of much of Athens and the surrounding area), Carter Kessler attended the University of Georgia from 1999 to 2004. After leaving UGA, Mr. Kessler remained in Athens, going on to found and run Oconee Custom Signs until 2007. During his time in Athens,…

An Evening with Rob Woodall

By: Max Wallace On Sept. 26, Congressman Rob Woodall came and spoke at a meeting of the University of Georgia College Republicans. Woodall, who took office in 2011, serves Georgia’s 7th district and currently sits on the House Budget Committee. During the meeting, Georgia’s youngest congressman shared his thoughts on the election, bipartisanship, and the…

© 2015 by Georgia Political Review

GPR