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Nonprofit leaders are invited to participate in an immersive, weeklong leadership development program at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia, from January 8–13, 2017. The program is designed to improve the effectiveness of participant organizations.

Ray Bishop, president of Goodwill Industries of North Georgia, knows first hand about the importance of the program.

UGA staff and faculty from across the state completed the Vivian H. Fisher Leadership Academy on Friday, May 20, earning certificates for their participation in the leadership development course.

Contact: Matt Bishop, 706-542-6201,

In selecting the winners of the 2015 Peabody Awards, the jurors used a new voting process developed by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development that helped keep the jury focused on the entries and streamlined the discussions.

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