40 Under 40 - UGA Alumni Association

40 Under 40 recognizes successful young graduates of the University of Georgia. 

Register for the 2017 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon.

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If you are a campus vice president, dean or other VIP, select the registration option directly below.


If you are a 2017 40 Under 40 honoree, use our special honoree registration page to sign up for this amazing event.

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If you are simply looking forward to an exciting 40 Under 40 luncheon use our general registration page.

Meredith Gurley on 11 Alive

UGA Alumni Association Executive Director Meredith Gurley Johnson (BSFCS ’00, MED ’16) on 11 Alive’s Atlanta & Company with 2016 40 Under 40 honoree Julie Smith (AB ’00).

Becoming a 40 Under 40 Honoree

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from UGA
  • Is under 40 as of September 1, 2017
  • Is willing to submit a headshot, if selected, that can be published by units within the University of Georgia
  • Aspires to uphold the principles manifested in the three Pillars of the Arch
  • Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining a lifelong relationship with UGA
  • Has made an impact in their professional and philanthropic endeavors

It is very important to enter each nominee’s correct email address as additional required information will be requested from nominees using the email address submitted in the nomination form.

Important Dates

Remember these days!

  • February 6, 2017: Nominations open
  • April 7, 2017: Nominations close
  • April 10, 2017: Nominees contacted for additional information, including resume or CV
  • May 1, 2017: Nominee deadline to submit additional information
  • June 13, 2017: Nominee and past honoree gathering in Atlanta. All nominees are invited to attend.
  • June 30, 2017: 2017 40 Under 40 honorees notified (all nominees will receive communication)
  • September 14, 2017: 2017 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon in Atlanta

40 Under 40 Photos


View photos from the 40 Under 40 luncheon


View photos from the 2014 40 Under 40 luncheon


View photos from the 2013 40 Under 40 luncheon


VIew photos from the 2012 40 Under 40 luncheon


View photos from the 2011 40 Under 40 Luncheon


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