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A Lifetime of Leadership

Louise Hill, the latest inductee into the FACS Honor Hall of Recognition, is recognized around the state for her passion for developing leaders.

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A place to call home

Amy Taylor is proud to give back to the college that is a huge part of her story

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Ensuring a healthier next generation

Alex Anderson's research focuses on infant and maternal health as well as community and international interventions for nutrition and health

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Spotlight on Lori Maggioni

Maggioni, an RDN in the U.S. Army, received a dual Nutrition Science and Dietetics degree. She gained experience in data collection, analysis, and scientific writing while pursuing her degree.

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Virtually Perfect

Leslie Anderson defended her dissertation from her childhood home in Mississippi

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One Family, Four Generations of Bulldogs

Edna “Louise” Lavender Maxwell sparked a proud family tradition when she graduated from the School of Home Economics in 1945.

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She led by example

Honor Hall of Recognition inductee Carolyn Berdanier blazed a trail from rural New Jersey to the heights of scientific discovery.

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Bold and Brave

FACS grad and baseball fan DeRetta Cole Rhodes living a dream as Braves executive.

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Kenneth J. White

Childhood lessons stressed the value of education – and a dollar.

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Proud to be a Dawg

Tom Cochran, a FACS 100 Centennial Honoree, has spent his life in service to UGA

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Passion with a Southern Flair

FACS grad Cynthia Hyde, publisher of Southern Distinction Magazine, provides fashion merchandising students hands-on training through internships

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Claire de La Serre

Claire de La Serre investigates ingestive behavior, specifically how the gut communicates with the brain and the mechanisms that trigger overeating

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Burton family invaluable to FACS

Burton created “Coastal Bermuda” grass and other nutritious hybrid grasses that now cover more than 10 million acres across the world

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A Man with a Fiduciary Mission

For many of the students Michael Gene Thomas helped, he realized this meant transforming their relationships with their money

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Kim Skobba

Skobba went on to receive a master’s degree in design, housing and apparel from the University of Minnesota, then a Ph.D. while working in the non-profit housing sector

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A Strong Foundation

Ivy Odom learned the value of selfless giving by watching her parents

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Margaret Caughy

Caughy spent her pre-teen years reading books on children with developmental disabilities and would tell anyone who asked that she wanted to be a child psychologist someday

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