Consider a Gift to the “Friends of Cortona” Fund

During the economic downturn and of the last few years, study abroad programs at all colleges and universities have suffered a drop in enrollment and many programs have even been suspended. Budgets have been cut at all State of Georgia educational institutions and the Cortona Program is no exception. Our renowned UGA Cortona Program could […]

UGA Foundation Makes New Cortona Scholarship Funds Possible

Through the support of the Provost’s Office and the University of Georgia Foundation, the Cortona Studies Abroad Program enthusiastically announces 10, $1000 scholarships to University of Georgia students participating on the Cortona spring semester program, 2013. These awards will be given beyond and in some cases combined with preexisting Cortona stipends/scholarships. These funds will help […]

Grazie Mille Joe & Ann!

Joe and Ann Frierson are among the Cortona Program’s strongest supporters and have recently again shown incredible generosity making a new gift to the Studies Abroad Program in Cortona. This major gift will be used to help sustain the needs in the multifaceted program. As ardent champions of the School of Art, the Friersons hold […]

How Can I Donate to the Cortona Program?

To make tax deductible donations to the UGA Foundation ‘Friends of Cortona” Fund: Donate by check: Checks payable to “The Friends of Cortona Fund” earmarked if there is a specific designation. Mail to: Suzi Wong, Director of Development , The Lamar Dodd School of Art, 270 River Road, Athens, GA 30602 Donate Online: Go to […]

How do I join CIAO?

Join our email list to get notices of CIAO events. Send your email address, or new email addresses update to: c.i.a.o.uga@gmail.com Please Join CIAO as a dues paying member! CIAO is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the  Cortona studies Abroad Program and connecting with the alumni and friends of the program. Your membership dues […]

Rick Johnson Scholarship Donations

For forty-two years, the Cortona Studies Abroad Program has been a source of pride for the University of Georgia and the Lamar Dodd School of Art.  Since its inception, each Director has expanded the scope of the program and built on the strengths of his predecessor.  Today, the University is preeminent in studies abroad programs […]