Friday, May 3, 2013
College football programs are not allowed to place website addresses or social media messages on the field due to rules that were recently amended by the NCAA. Tell us what you think of the athletic association’s decision.
#GoDawgs or #GoJackets? Whichever your preference, you won’t see either on an NCAA football field this fall. The NCAA’s recent “Bulletin on Field Markings, Uniforms, etc.” expressly prohibits “social media designations such as URL’s and hashtags” (Hashtags are words or phrases that are preceded by the # symbol that can be used online to group messages together or to rally support for a common cause, such as for a favorite team.). The rule means that while you may see your fellow fans using Twitter and other social media platforms while at the game, you won’t see “#SicemDawgs” between the hedges at Sanford Stadium or “#GaTech” on Historic Grant Field in Bobby Dodd Stadium. Speaking of UGA, another Southeastern Conference school, Mississippi…
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Ten dollars of the cost goes to needs based scholarships.
The Bulldog Nation has a new way to show support for the University of Georgia on the road while also helping students fulfill their dream of a college education. UGA is releasing a new, sleeker version of its specialty state of Georgia license tag featuring the university’s iconic “power G” through the Georgia Department of Revenue. The new tag features a red, black and silver-gray design encompassing the entire plate. Beyond the display of Bulldog pride, the tag also raises money for need-based scholarships at UGA. For each specialty tag on the road, $10 annually goes to scholarships through the UGA Foundation. With 60,000 UGA tags currently on the road—more than any other university tag in the state—the specialty tag program goes a …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Morehead will officially replace University of Georgia President Michael Adams on July 1, according to a news release.
Tuesday, February 5
University of Georgia Provost Jere Morehead was officially named UGA's next president on Monday, according to a news release from the university system's Board of Regents. Morehead was announced as the sole finalist for the job last week. Morehead, who will replace UGA President Michael Adams, will take over on July 1, according to officials. “Jere has devoted the bulk of his career to the University of Georgia and he has a great passion for the University and its service to students and the State of Georgia,” Board of Regents Chair “Dink” NeSmith says in the release. “He knows the University and it became clear to all involved in the search that he is the right person to take UGA forward. He has tremendous challenges ahead and the Board …