41st FACS Alumni Association Awards


41st FACS Alumni Association Awards

Please join us on March 2, 2019 for the 41st Annual FACS Alumni Awards event with special guest speaker Keturah Orji, a 2018 FACS grad and NCAA Woman of the Year! We will recognize all of our Alumni Association award winners at the event and enjoy a time of fellowship and celebration.

Established in 1977, the Alumni Association’s mission is to keep alumni, students, faculty and friends interested in, involved with and connected to the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Honorees will be announced next month!

Event Details 

Saturday, March 2, 2019
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Networking Hour
(Cash mimosa bar available)

11:30 – 1 p.m. | Brunch and Programming

​Magnolia Ballroom
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 S Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

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Keturah Orji at the Olympics

Guest Speaker

Keturah Orji,a former Georgia track and field standout and FACS Outstanding Senior was recently named NCAA Woman of the Year. She is working on her master’s degree in kinesiology and training for the 2020 Summer Olympics. For more information on Orji, please click here

Parking and Hotel Information

Parking is available in the S10 parking lot at the corner of Carlton Street and Sanford Drive or at the South Campus Parking Deck. 
(Please note: fees apply to the South Campus Parking Deck)

A block of rooms has been reserved for guests at a discounted rate and will be available to reserve until January 29, 2019. To book, please visit www.UGAHotel.com using group code 91140 or call 706-542-2134.

Georgia Center Hotel
1197 S Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

$101 for a Classic Room with 1 king bed or 1 queen bed

Things to do in Athens

For more things to do in Athens, click here.

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum
Relive the greatest moments in Georgia sports history, recall favorite UGA athletes, see Herschel Walker's Heisman trophy and other memorabilia, and keep abreast of current happenings in Bulldog athletics. All Georgia's sports, both men's and women's, are celebrated in this Heritage Museum.Visitors can see the Dooley Sculpture Garden, adjacent to the Butts-Mehre Building, which contains 11 distinct garden areas and is about the length of a football field. (Note: closed Saturday)

The Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art, on the campus of the University of Georgia, in Athens, is both an academic museum and, since 1982, the official art museum of the state of Georgia.

The State Botanical Gardens of Georgia
A unique and beautiful space serving the citizens of Georgia since 1968. A unit of the University of Georgia’s Office of Public Service and Outreach, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia is one of the state’s most treasured resources, attracting more than 230,000 visitors each year. The State Botanical Garden of Georgia is a short drive from downtown Athens and only an hour east of Atlanta. Admission and parking are free.

The Richard B. Russell Jr. Special Collections Libraries
“The breadth and depth of Russell Library’s collections provide an interconnected framework of perspectives and experiences for understanding the increasingly diverse people, events, and ideas shaping Georgia’s political landscape.” (Note: closed Saturday)

When: March 2, 2019 at 7:00pm
Contact: Alexis Morgan - Alexis.Morgan@uga.edu 706-542-3386
Location: Georgia Center Hotel 1197 S Lumpkin Street Athens, GA 30602
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