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Free Relationship Education Program Reconnects Couples

Seven couples engaged in an activity about maintaining strong connections in an Elevate class last month. Elevate is an eight-week program focused on reconnecting couples.

The Secret Ingredient In Romance: Gratitude

Flowers, chocolates, and candlelit dinners are sweet. But for relationships that last, expressions of gratitude are a vital component. That's according to University of Georgia researchers at the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Elevate Program Strengthens Relationships Across Georgia

Even after 14 years of marriage, there's always new opportunities to improve according to Kiara and Rashad Baker. After a recommendation from a friend, the Bakers decided to attend the ELEVATE workshop in Clayton County to find new ways to communicate and connect.

UGA program helping Georgia couples reach new heights

UGA program helping Georgia couples reach new heights

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Better than chocolate? Free couples workshops help relationships thrive

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UGA relationship education program helping military couples thrive

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UGA offering free gift cards for participants in relationship enrichment program

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UGA receives $6.2 million grant to provide relationship, financial training

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New financial literacy program aims to bolster families
Discovering Money Solutions will provide financial planning and financial decision-making assistance to parents who have completed an eight-hour relationship enrichment program as part of Project F.R.E.E.

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Inaugural retreat for foster caregivers launched
The HMRE project held it's first weekend retreat for foster caregivers couples at Lake Lanier on August 19-20.

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HMRE project referenced in 2016 State of the University address
President Jere Morehead describes the HMRE project as demonstrating UGA's commitment to conduct research and scholarship to enhance the vitality of the communities in this state. The project was highlighted as an example of UGA's signature research theme "Changing lives through the land-grant mission." (Click here to see Video)

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Stakeholders gather for HMRE project launch
The full depth and reach of the HMRE grant was on display as stakeholders and partners gathered for a kickoff reception at the UGA Special Collections Library.

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UGA researchers aim to build stronger families with $8.2 million federal grant
The HMRE project makes the front page of the Athens Banner-Herald.

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FACS directs $8.2 million grant to support Georgia families.
The initial press release from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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