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Observational Practicum in Mediation (12 Hours)

After completing General Civil Mediation Training (28 hours), mediators seeking registration as general mediators must complete additional training of five observations and/or co-mediations. This offered Observational Practicum in Mediation (12 hours) serves as an approved general mediation practicum to meet this requirement.   Dates and Times: November 1, 2019 from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm and November 2, […]

General Civil Mediation Training (28 Hours)

Note session dates are October 24 – 26, 2019  & November 1, 2019  Learn the basic skills necessary in the mediation process, as well as how to mediate a variety of disputes.  By engaging in numerous role-plays, participants will gain an understanding of how to effectively represent clients in mediation and develop the skills necessary to […]

Fanning Institute seeks two leadership development faculty positions

The nationally recognized J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia, is seeking both a Leadership Development Generalist and a Youth Leadership Development Specialist. These are both 12-month renewable contract positions at the University of Georgia in the […]

Fanning Institute names community leadership development award winners

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development has recognized a staff member and doctoral candidate for their work in promoting leadership development throughout Georgia. At a meeting of the Fanning Institute Advisory Board on May 18, Director Matt Bishop presented the Sisson Community Leadership Development Award to Christina Allen-Wise and Lindsay Brown. Through this award, […]

Second annual Embark Georgia Leadership Conference set for May

A statewide program that supports young people who have been homeless or in foster care pursue their educational goals will again hold its annual leadership conference at UGA. The second annual Embark Georgia Leadership Conference is scheduled for May 16 – 17, 2018 at the UGA Tate Student Center. Run by the J.W. Fanning Institute […]

UGA kicks off 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy

The College of Public Health, in partnership with the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and with support from Georgia Power, opened the 2018 Public Health Leadership Academy on Feb. 27. The program aims to improve the health of Georgians by increasing the capacity of leaders to transcend boundaries and work collaboratively in order to […]

UGA Innovations in Community Leadership Award presented to middle Georgia program

The Middle Georgia Regional Commission is the recipient of the 2018 Innovations in Community Leadership Award, presented by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia. The commission received the award for its Middle Georgia Regional Leadership Champions program, which brings a diverse group of participants from an 11-county region together […]

Fanning Institute-designed women’s leadership academy starts third year

In partnership with a Statesboro-area foundation, the UGA J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is helping a new group of women from southeast Georgia prepare for career and community leadership roles. The Fanning Institute hosted the opening retreat for the third annual Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Women’s Leadership Academy on Sept. 14-15. Sixteen women from […]

Fanning Graduate Assistantship Applications Due

The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development is seeking talented students interested in contributing to Fanning’s portfolio, which includes developing and implementing leadership education and development programs, curriculum development, technical assistance, applied research, and data collection and evaluation. Application deadline: March 13, 2017. FGAP finalists will be interviewed in April with final notification prior to the […]

PSO Graduate Assistantship Applications Due

The purpose of the PSO Graduate Assistantship Program is to increase the number of graduate assistantships in the PSO units, and to give UGA graduate students expanded opportunities for engaging in research, and public service and outreach endeavors. To be considered for a PSO Graduate Assistantship at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, complete […]