Class Notes for June

By Caroline Paris Paczkowski


  • SPIA alumnus, Don L. Pruitt Jr., was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald for his dedication to saving lives as a paramedic captain with National EMS. Read the full article here.
  • In May, local nonprofit, Books for Keeps, held its annual book distribution. The organization exists to provide books to low-income students in elementary schools in order to prevent “summer slide”. With SPIA alumna, Leslie Hale at the helm, BFK distributed over 45,000 books. Read the full articlehere!
  • Recent MPA graduate, Taha Hameduddin, was featured as a spotlight student by Public Service and Outreach for the work he did as a graduate assistant for UGA’s Archway Partnership.
  • Remember to fill out an alumni profile to keep up will all your old classmates!