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Georgia Alumni Insights: Jay Springfield

What do you enjoy most about your job?  The work I do for Honeywell is exciting because my division of the company develops innovative software solutions that improve the productivity of its clients and workers as well as solutions that make working in dangerous situations safer for everyone. I love knowing that the projects we work on help factory workers, first responders, and others go home safely at the end of day.      1. From when I first toured Athens before I was a student at UGA, I loved going to north campus to admire some of the university's oldest buildings and most beautiful greenery. A day spent studying on the north campus lawn was a day well spent....

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Georgia Alumni Insights: Jacob Eden

What do you enjoy most about your job?: I enjoy the feeling of getting to do what I love, and tinkering with and improving products that will have a positive impact on someone's life.    1. The first, probably most obvious, one is going to football games. I have a bit of a secret double life with football that my friends know about but you would never guess based on my personality. Every home game, my friends and I would show up inconspicuously, run to the front row and proceed to strip down to a pair of shorts at most and paint up black and red for the dawgs. The Maniacs as the group has been called since before I joined, are...

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Florida Alumni Insights: Jamella Banks

  Graduated: Spring 2016 Major: Sport Management Major, Business Administration and Mass Communications Double Minor Current Profession: I am an Academic Coordinator in Athletics at Elon University. We ensure the student-athletes here at Elon are provided with the best resources to be successful in the classroom and beyond! What do you enjoy most about your job?: Seeing a student reach his/her full potential in the classroom, on the field, and on the court is the best part about my job. As the daughter of a former college athlete, and working with athletes at UF and now Elon, I feel successful when the student-athletes are successful. I also enjoy building meaningful relationships with the student-athletes and talking with them about their passions. It brings a smile to...

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Florida Alumni Insights: Marc Magnarella

  Graduated: Undergrad 2004 and MBA 2008 Major: Undergrad in Finance and MBA in Finance and Management Current Profession: Senior Financial Analyst at Darden Restaurants What do you enjoy most about your job?: My job revolves around pricing menu items for all 41 of our Seasons 52 locations as well as working very closely with our marketing team to create promotions that drive incremental guests to our restaurants.  What I enjoy most about my job is working with marketing to help create promotions that not only create value for our guests but also drive positive financial results for our shareholders. What are your 3 favorite things to do in Gainesville, FL? 1. Attending Gator football games of course!  I am a member of Delta Upsilon...

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Georgia Alumni Insights: Daniel Bernath

  Graduated: 2010 Major: Health PromotionCurrent Profession: Physical Therapist What do enjoy most about your job?: I love working as a physical therapist!  My co-workers are wonderful, my patients are great, and I love helping people to get back to where they want to be in life.  What are your 3 favorite things to do in Athens, GA? 1. Going to UGA football games 📷: @atlas.kwok 2. The night life in downtown Athens 3. The pizza at Little Italy 📷: @inbeardwetrust1 What is your most memorable game day memory? I have tailgated at my fraternity house for about as long as I can remember, so that has always been one of my favorite game day moments.  However, my most memorable moment from game day was the...

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