• Mar

    Employer of the Day: Porter Keadle Moore

    • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 9:00am12:30pm

    At Porter Keadle Moore (PKM) we know that our employees are our greatest assets. And, the fact that we have been recognized by Accounting Today as a “Best Place to Work” for seven years running tells us we must be doing things right! PKM provides a fun, flexible work environment that allows you to take on lots of responsibility, and be acknowledged and rewarded for your efforts. At PKM you will gain first-hand knowledge of public accounting while working closely with clients in the financial, insurance, technology and small business industries. These hands-on experiences will either lead to full-time career opportunities with the firm or provide you with invaluable tools to take with you, wherever your career path may lead. If you are smart, energetic, assertive, and ready for a challenge, we look forward to meeting with you to discuss full-time and internship opportunities! with PKM.  And grab a coffee and donut on us!

  • Mar

    Terry Talks Alligator Hunters and Luxury Goods with Christy Plott Redd (BBA 2002), American Tanning and Leather, LLC

    • Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 5:00pm6:30pm

    Join us for a discussion with Christy Plott Redd, co-owner and VP of sales at American Tanning & Leather, LLC, America's oldest and largest exotic leather tannery, specializing in supplying the global luxury market with the very finest alligator and crocodile skins for handbags, garments, accessories and shoes. American Tanning & Leather's clients include top fashion houses such as Ralph Lauren, Prada, Oscar de la Renta, Chanel and Tom Ford. The fourth-generation company is privately held by the Plott family and can trace its roots to 1923. The raw skin division is housed in the bayous of South Louisiana, and the tannery is based in Georgia, just south of Atlanta. Sales offices are located in Atlanta, Bologna and Milan. American Tanning & Leather, LLC has over 400 colors in its range and 12 unique finishes in American alligator, Nile crocodile, and Porosus crocodile.

    AMTAN's Partner in Europe is WHITELINE, srl. In the Fall of 2013, Whiteline and AMTAN partnered to open a showroom and warehouse in Milan to better service clients and supply the very finest skins to the market. The warehouse offers customers the opportunity to hand select skins with no minimums while still offering the options produce special finishes and colors that are made to order. Specialties: Reptile skins, exotic leather, American alligator skins, luxury leathers, crocodile skins, special finishes and colors available. Skin sizes range from 20 cm up to 100+ cm, with all selections available from both wild and farm raised skins. Check out this article about  "Alligator Queen" Christy Plott Redd

    Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Mar

    Terry Alumni Panel: Life Beyond the Hedges

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 12:20pm1:10pm

    Hear from Terry College alumni about their experiences after graduation and beyond the hedges during a panel discussion and Q&A session. 

  • Mar

    Alum of the Day: Dick Ferguson (BBA 1986), Division Director at Raymond James

    • Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 1:00pm4:00pm

    Come meet alum Dick Ferguson on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. The Southern Division Director for Raymond James, Mr. Ferguson graduated with a BBA in Finance from the Terry College in 1986. Ferguson has spent his entire professional career at Morgan Keegan/Raymond James, joining the firm’s Atlanta office in 1987. In 1994, he was named the branch manager of the firm’s new office in his hometown of Athens, GA. In 1999, Ferguson was promoted to East regional president overseeing 25 branches and over 500 employees. He was also asked to join the firm’s Executive Committee. Ferguson was named president of Morgan Keegan’s Private Client Group in January 2010. He transitioned to the role of Southern Division Director in 2012 as part of Morgan Keegan’s conversion to Raymond James. Dick is married to his wife of 22 years, Susan, and has twelve year old twins, John and Lucy, and an eighteen year old son, Richard. In his spare time Dick enjoys hunting, playing golf, and chasing his kids. Students can sign up for 30 minute appointments to meet with Mr. Ferguson, ask him career advice, questions about the financial industry, etc. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to hear from a devoted Terry alum who enjoys helping students!

  • Mar

    Terry Alumni Panel: Startups

    • Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 5:30pm6:30pm

    Hear from Terry College alumni about their entrepreneurial ventures and experiences with startups during a panel discussion and Q&A session. Don't miss this great opportunity to network with alumni and other students.

  • Apr

    Terry Graduation Convocation Open House

    • Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 2:30am4:30pm
    • Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 2:30pm4:30pm

    Drop by the Coca-Cola Lounge to register and get all of the information that you need to participate in the Terry Graduation Convocation on Friday, May 8, 2015. Free invitations for your friends and family will be available as long as supplies last. The UGA Bookstore will be there to take…

  • Apr

    Terry Talks Financial Advising, Andrew Sullivan (BBA 1989), Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC

    • Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 12:20pm1:10pm

    Join us for a round table discussion on financial advising with Andrew Sullivan of Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC. Andrew Sullivan is managing partner and senior wealth advisor of Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC. In this role, he offers access to a full range of comprehensive financial services, including estate, financial and income planning, as well as strategic and tactical portfolio construction and management.

    Prior to forming Sullivan & Schlieman Wealth Management, LLC in 2008, Andrew was a financial advisor and senior vice president at SunTrust Investment Services for nearly 20 years. He has been in the financial services industry since 1989. Andrew graduated from The University of Georgia with a bachelor's degree in finance in 1989 and received a master's degree in international business from Georgia State University. He is a certified financial planner™ designee, earned through studies conducted at Oglethorpe University. Currently, Andrew serves on the executive committee and is chairman of the board of trustees at The Schenck School, where he also serves as chairman of the school's financial aid committee.

    Andrew is a member of the annual fund committee for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He is also a member of the Woodward Board of Governors. A passionate UGA alumnus, Andrew is a member of the Terry College of Business alumni board. He served on the board for Habitat for Humanity North Central Georgia and also served as the organization's treasurer. Andrew also served on the Development Committee for Wesleyan School for four years. In 2011, in recognition of Andrew's community involvement, he was nominated for the Turknett Leadership Character Award. Andrew and his wife, Donna, reside in Alpharetta, GA with their two children, Drew and Katie. He spends his free time with his family. They enjoy frequent trips to their house on Lake Hartwell. Andrew is also an avid hunter, traveling across the U.S. and various other countries for the sport. Andrew and his family are active members of Johns Creek Baptist Church.

    Dress is business casual. Food will be provided for registered guests.

    Terry Talks are sponsored by Textron, Inc.

  • Apr

    Honors Day 2015

    • Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 9:00am11:00am

    Honors Day recognizes our high achievers who demonstrate excellence in their academic endeavors. Each year graduate and undergraduate recipients of named scholarships and departmental awards are celebrated at this special ceremony. A brunch reception will take place immediately following the ceremony on the Brooks Hall Lawn. All award recipients and their families are encouraged to attend.

  • Jul

    UGA Summer Commencement

    • Friday, July 31, 2015