SPIA alumni are leaders and innovators in global arenas, active participants in the life of this school, and strategic partners in our continued success. From around the world and across the country, our dedicated alumni provide critical financial support; offer invaluable services and opportunities to students; and support our faculty members.

SPIA alumni aren’t just part of the school’s past—they’re a vibrant part of its present and the key to its future.

The lifetime connections built at the University of Georgia are directly related to SPIA’s core values of teamwork, community, trust, and a commitment to excellence. These connections are further enhanced through a wide range of alumni services, including professional development programs, networking and social events, and opportunities to serve as mentors by sharing knowledge with students and faculty.

The SPIA External Affairs Team welcomes your feedback and suggestions and is here to assist our alumni and friends. Please contact a member of our team if we can be helpful. We look forward to hearing from you!

Latest News

SPIA researcher calls attention to discrepancies in service animal policies
SPIA researcher calls attention to discrepancies in service animal policies

By: Rachael Andrews In her recent article for the Disability and Health Journal, Dr. Emily Zier (PhD, ‘19) investigates the inconsistencies between federal and state policies concerning service animals in

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Podcast host and lawyer Katie Barlow reflects on her time in SPIA
Podcast host and lawyer Katie Barlow reflects on her time in SPIA

By: Rachael Andrews SPIA alumna Katie Barlow (BA ‘11) graduated from UGA with a double major in political science and broadcast journalism. After completing a law degree at Georgetown University

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SPIA remains top public affairs graduate school
SPIA remains top public affairs graduate school

The School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) at the University of Georgia ranks among the top-tier Public Affairs Graduate Schools according to U.S. News and World Report. In the

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Upcoming Events

CANCELED: SPIA Undergraduate Research Colloquium
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium
Canceled: Public Policy and Egalitarian Justice Conference
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Canceled: Public Policy and Egalitarian Justice Conference
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Georgia Center for Continuing Education