The University of Georgia is committed to building strong partnerships with the communities where our campuses are located. The Office of Continuing Education at UGA Griffin strives to create and participate in programs with local communities in surrounding towns and counties in order to reach that goal.

Upcoming Community Outreach Events

  • Community Outreach

Dates ongoing, call for information

UGA Griffin Campus Office of Continuing Education, Griffin-Spalding Literacy Commission, and Southern Crescent Technical College partner to serve adults interested in passing the General Education Development (GED) examination. In an effort to fulfill a critical community need - greater literacy in Griffin and Spalding County and a more literate workforce - UGA is joined in a partnership that seeks to make this kind of difference in the community. Hence, Adult Education classes are held on our campus twice weekly. To register for these classes, you may contact Southern Crescent Technical College at the following web address: Or, contact Adult Education at Southern Crescent Technical College by telephone at (770) 229-3176.

  • Community Outreach

The Author Entertainment Series is a community outreach program that highlights local, regional, and national authors and their recent publications.  It provides attendees the chance to meet and greet the authors and learn more about their works.  Events will be held bi-monthly, typically on Tuesday evenings.  Tickets to these events can be purchased for individual sessions.  Individual, dual, and family memberships can also be purchased.

Dates have been rescheduled due to Corona Virus precautions and will be announced in the coming weeks.

Carolyn Curry
Suffer and Grow Strong: The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas by Carolyn Curry

Jim Auchmutey
Smokelore by Jim Auchmutey