University of Georgia

Lyman Hall, one of founders of the University of Georgia
Old College Building
Abraham Baldwin, one of the founders and first president of the University of Georgia
Mary Ethel Creswell, in 1919, the first woman to earn an undergraduate degree at the university
This postcard depicts Mary Lyndon Hall (built in 1938), named after the first female student at UGA to earn a graduate degree.
The Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
Zell Miller, UGA alumnus and former Governor and U.S. Senator who helped establish the HOPE Scholarship
The Peabody Awards (statuettes pictured) originated at, and are awarded by, the University of Georgia
Founders Memorial Garden
The Arch
Ilah Dunlap Little Memorial Library
Lumpkin House on Cedar Street on the UGA campus
Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences
Zell B. Miller Learning Center
Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Libraries Building
A fountain in the State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Stegeman Coliseum at UGA hosted 1996 Summer Olympics events.
UGA students reside in Trinity College while at Oxford University.
The R/V Savannah research vessel at the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
University of Georgia dormitories on Sapelo Island.
Coastal Plain Experiment Station in Tifton.
UGA Health Sciences Campus Administration Building – Winnie Davis Hall
The College of Environment and Design building at the University of Georgia is a LEED certified structure that features 72 solar panels and water reclamation technology.
The first football squad at the University of Georgia in 1892.
The Olympic flag waves at the 1996 games.
UGA athletics logo
Uga VI, the official live mascot of the Georgia Bulldogs 1999–2008
The ringing of the Chapel Bell is a tradition held by students and alumni of the University of Georgia.
The Arch at the University of Georgia
United States Senator Saxby Chambliss
Terrell Davis, Pro Football Hall of Famer
Natasha Tretheway, United States Poet Laureate

Public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia.

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University System of Georgia

Government agency that includes 26 public institutions of higher learning in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Georgia Cancer Coalition logo

The system designates four institutions as "research universities": Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, Augusta University, and Georgia State University.

Tifton, Georgia

City in Tift County, Georgia, United States.

Child workers at Tifton Cotton Mills, 1909. Photographed by Lewis Hine.
Tifton Post Office
Tift County School District headquarters
Tifton water tower seen from I-75

Southern Regional Technical College and the University of Georgia also have Tifton campuses.

Georgia Bulldogs

SEC logo in Georgia's colors
Uga VI, the official live mascot of the Georgia Bulldogs from 1981 to 1990
A view of Foley Field from behind the dugout at the University of Georgia
Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia
Inside Sanford Stadium during a home game
Bulldogs' former head football coach Mark Richt, who coached at Georgia 2001–2015
University of Georgia ice hockey

The Georgia Bulldogs are the athletic teams that represent the University of Georgia.

Land-grant university

Institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.

Land-grant universities
Painting of an early land-grant college (Kansas State University) from the Westward Expansion Corridor at the U.S. Capitol
Postal Service commemorative stamp

The first state to do so was Georgia, which set aside 40,000 acres for higher education in 1784 and incorporated the University of Georgia in 1785.

Peabody Awards

The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards or the Peabodys ) program, named for the American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.

George Foster Peabody, 1907

Fellow WSB employee Lessie Smithgall introduced Lambdin to John E. Drewry, of the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, who endorsed the idea.

National Collegiate Athletic Association

Nonprofit organization that regulates student athletics among about 1,100 American, Canadian, and Puerto Rican schools.

NCAA logo, 1971–1979
National Office, Indianapolis
2006 NCAA championship banners hang from the ceiling of the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis
NCAA National Championship trophies, rings, and watches won by UCLA teams
Map of NCAA Division I FCS schools

In September 1981, the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma and the University of Georgia Athletic Association filed suit against the NCAA in district court in Oklahoma.

Athens, Georgia

Consolidated city–county and college town in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Historic American Buildings of Athens in 1936
City Hall on College Avenue in Downtown Athens, seen across Washington Street
Broad Street in Downtown Athens near North Campus of the University of Georgia
Downtown Athens at the intersection of Clayton Street and College Avenue
Formal garden at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia
Georgia Theatre
The Arch in Downtown Athens

The University of Georgia, the state's flagship public university and an R1 research institution, is in Athens and contributed to its initial growth.

Southeastern Conference

For other uses of Southeast(ern) Conference, see Southeastern Conference (disambiguation)

Bobby Grier playing against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in 1955

Ten of the thirteen founding members have remained in the conference since its inception: the University of Alabama, Auburn University, the University of Florida, the University of Georgia, the University of Kentucky, Louisiana State University ("LSU"), the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss"), Mississippi State University, the University of Tennessee, and Vanderbilt University ("Vandy").

Griffin, Georgia

City in and the county seat of Spalding County, Georgia.

International Order of Odd Fellows Building on East Solomon Street (dated 1894) in Griffin

The University of Georgia maintains a branch campus in Griffin.

Oldest public university in the United States

The University of Bologna in Italy, founded in 1088, is often regarded as the world's oldest university in continuous operation

The title of oldest public university in the United States is claimed by three universities: the University of Georgia, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the College of William and Mary.