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GCAC: Financial Aid and Scholarship Awareness

November 9, 2017

GCAC newsletter showcases how advisers provide resources through FAFSA Night workshops, scholarship applications, and outside supporters to educate students on financial literacy.

With the rising cost of college tuition, it is becoming more important than ever for college advisers to expose students to scholarships, the financial aid

Making a Measureable Difference

November 6, 2017

The Georgia College Advising Corps helps high school students realize their college dreams.

Article from the 2017 IHE Report Magazine.

28th Annual McBee Lecturer addresses ‘Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity’

February 21, 2017

The 28th Annual Louise McBee Lecture was delivered on March 17 by Charles Clotfelter, Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University.

Columns article (4/3/17) by Sharron Hannon Clotfelter spoke on “Unequal Colleges in the Age of Disparity” at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the

27th annual Louise McBee Lecture

March 24, 2016

The 27th annual Louise McBee Lecture will be held on March 24, 2016, at 11:00 in the UGA Chapel. Dr. Earl Lewis, president of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be the speaker.

Earl Lewis is the sixth president of the Mellon Foundation. Under his guidance, the foundation has reaffirmed its commitment to the humanities, the arts and

IHE master’s student named Mentor of the Year

February 2, 2016

Jeremy Daniel, an IHE master’s student, was recently named a Mentor of the Year with the Clarke County Mentor Program.

The program pairs students who want or need mentors with local volunteers who visit with them at school on a weekly basis and also take

Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education

February 2, 2016

The Institute of Higher Education is welcoming two members of the Croatian Higher Education Community for a visit to the university February 1-3.

IHE has worked with Croatian colleagues since 2001 and is now involved in the Higher Education Initiative for Southeastern Europe (HEISEE). Our visitors, Dr. Jasmina Havranek

Jennifer Frum on Georgia Trend’s ‘Most Influential’ list

January 6, 2016

IHE alumna Jennifer Frum (Ph.D., 2009) has been named to Georgia Trend’s newest list of the 100 Most Influential Georgians.

She joins UGA President Jere Morehead, as well as a host of business and political leaders included in the annual list, published in the magazine

GCAC cited in Washington Post blog post

November 4, 2015

The work of IHE’s Georgia College Advising Corps in helping underserved students apply for college was noted in a recent entry on the

IHE Fellow inducted into Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

October 7, 2015

IHE Fellow Lorilee R. Sandmann is a 2015 inductee for membership in the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES).

She was one of nine inducted during a Sept. 30 ceremony at the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference held at Penn State University.  A professor emerita

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

June 9, 2015

Measuring success proves to be difficult task for high schools

To help get more students enrolled in college, Westside High qualified in 2010 for a full-time college adviser, whose position is paid for through the Georgia