Fall 2023 Graduation Celebration

The University of Georgia Griffin Campus cordially invites you to attend the Fall 2023 Graduation Celebration and Brick Ceremony to be held on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 10:00am on the Student Leaning Center (SLC) front lawn. The celebration will also be streamed LIVE at griffin.uga.edu/live. For more information, contact the Office of Academic and […]

Author Entertainment Series – Virginia Willis

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

A self-described “sturdy girl” since childhood, Virginia’s career of cooking, eating, and drinking plus work and relationship challenges created a high-risk lifestyle with inevitable mental and physical health problems. Stressed, depressed, and faced with the need to lose 65+ pounds she reached a point of desperation and set out to change it. It’s down to Earth can-do with a heaping side of weight loss […]

Author Entertainment Series – Hank Phillippi Ryan

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

Greed. Gossip. Revenge. Words have the power to change lives, and no one knows that better than crisis management expert Arden Ward. But she’s in big trouble—she’s accused of having an affair with a client. It’s not true! She would never do such a thing! But she gets the blame—and now she’s about to be fired. Arden […]

Author Entertainment Series – Jeffrey Blount

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

As J. R.R. Tolkien wrote, “An author cannot, of course, remain wholly unaffected by his own experience.” Every time Jeffrey Blount sits down to write, he is fully aware that his words will produce a product reflective of Tolkien’s quote. Not only can’t he wholly separate himself, he doesn’t want to. He understands that his […]

Author Entertainment Series – Michael L. Thurmond

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

Founded by James Oglethorpe on February 12, 1733, the Georgia colony was envisioned as a unique social welfare experiment. Administered by twenty-one original trustees, the Georgia Plan offered England’s “worthy poor” and persecuted Christians an opportunity to achieve financial security in the New World by exporting goods produced on small farms. Most significantly, Oglethorpe and his […]

Author Entertainment Series – Katherine Reay

Bailey-Tebault House 633 Meriwether St., Griffin, Georgia

Contact Location Bestselling author Katherine Reay returns with an unforgettable tale of the Cold War and a CIA code breaker who risks everything to free her father from an East German prison. From the time she was a young girl, Luisa Voekler has loved solving puzzles and cracking codes. Brilliant and logical, she’s a natural […]

Author Entertainment Series – Joe McGill

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

Sleeping with the Ancestors focuses on all of the key sites Joe McGill has visited in his ongoing project and digs deeper into the actual history of each location, using McGill’s own experience and conversations with the community to enhance those original stories. Altogether, McGill and coauthor Herb Frazier give readers an important unexpected emersion into the […]

Author Entertainment Series – Mark McDonald

Stuckey Auditorium 111 Stuckey Drive, Griffin, Georgia

Meet The Author Mark C. McDonald has served as President and CEO of The Georgia Trust for Historical Preservation since June 2008. Since that time, The Georgia Trust has dramatically improved its budget performance and extended its programs and revolving fund activities. He has over 37 years of professional involvement in historic preservation and a […]