Community Partners

Georgia College prepares the next generation of Georgia’s leaders; our Community Partners help make that a reality.
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Together, We can Accomplish Great Things.

Georgia College’s Community Partners represent a broad range of businesses and firms, non-profit organizations, public agencies, government offices, and schools—each committed to cultivating the next generation of citizen-leaders and public servants.

Georgia College seeks Community Partners who share our commitment to promote positive change and ongoing innovation, as well as cooperation and collaboration among our partners.

20+
Programs
$104K
Economic Impact
800+
Students Enrolled

Top 3 Reasons to Join Us

1. Influential Network  

Our network spans the state of Georgia, bringing together the brightest minds from the public sector, business and private enterprise, non-profit, and academia. 

2. Knowledge 

We keep our members up to date regarding the latest, most important information on leadership, citizenship, democracy, and public affairs.

3. Partnership 

We all need supporters in our leadership journeys. Through our network, and in collaboration with like-minded partners, you’ll make a meaningful impact. 

Benefits to Our Partners

Benefits to Our Partners

Join a network of committed partners, dedicated to leadership for the public good. We provide:

An Advocate for You and Your Organization

  • Exclusive invitation to our Research & Public Service Summits.
  • Participation in our stakeholder analyses, leadership surveys, and interactive polling.
  • Opportunity to shape our annual Research & Public Service agenda.

Timely Information and Research

  • Access to our Leadership Brief series, rapid-response briefings, and exclusive interviews and publications.
  • Print and digital copies of our annual Leadership Forecast and online forecasting toolkit.
  • A team of Research & Public Service staff regularly produce reports and briefs on important topics related to leadership, citizenship, democracy, and public affairs.
  • Roundtables and conference calls that address topics of particular interest and timely issues for our network. 

Events and Programs

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Signature Events and Opportunities

Each year, we offer a broad range of events and activities for our Community Partners and our network. We offer personalized invitations for our Community Partners and members of their organizations to participate and join our conversations about leadership for the public good.

Leadership Ideas Festival*

The Georgia College Leadership Ideas Festival brings together the brightest minds from across our state for a daylong discussion of creative ideas and public leadership. The Leadership Ideas Festival features TEDxGeorgiaCollege®.

TEDx Georgia College*

TEDx is a grassroots initiative, created in the spirit of TED’s overall mission to research and discover “ideas worth spreading.” TEDxGeorgiaCollege® brings the spirit of TED to our community and, through the TEDx network, opens our community to those around the world.

Inspire! Forum on Leadership*

The Inspire! Forum on Leadership is Georgia College’s presentation-discussion series on leadership for the public good. Presenters are distinguished executives in private enterprise or hold leadership roles in the public sector and share the university’s commitment to leadership for the public good, whether in business, the non-profit sector, or public affairs.

Usery Forum

The Usery Forum on Leadership is part of the Inspire! Forum series and is supported by a generous gift from the Kim Usery Foundation. The goal of the series, named for former U.S. Secretary of Labor W. J. Usery, Jr., is to focus on leadership that brings people together, bridging divides and spanning boundaries.

Leadership Mixer*

Georgia College’s annual Leadership Mixer welcomes students, faculty, and our community partners to network, collaborate, and learn about opportunities available to them.

Research & Public Service Summit*

The Georgia College Research & Public Service Summit brings together the Leadership Advisory Board, the Leadership Cabinet, and Georgia College's leadership faculty affiliates to create partnerships and collaborations, both within and outside the university. 

Grayce Kenemer Barck '47 Women's Leadership Conference*

Georgia College is a thought-leader and pacesetter in women’s leadership learning and development. Our annual Women’s Leadership Conference explores issues at the intersection of public leadership, business, and academia. 

Statewide Delegations*

Community Partners join our students and faculty for statewide delegation visits. In our joint commitment to leadership for the public good, we work to bring together the public, private, and non-profit sectors and to understand the diversity of our communities and state.   

Leadership Webinars and Virtual Book Clubs

In our annual Leadership Forecast, Georgia College provides expert analysis on the current leadership environment and offers considerations for leaders as they guide their organizations in the year to come. We offer that analysis to our Community Partners through webinars, virtual book clubs, and targeted industry- and sector-specific workshops.

* Sponsorships Available. We offer competitive sponsorship packages, allowing our Community Partners to showcase their commitment to preparing the next generation of Georgia’s leaders and to leadership for the public good.

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Madison Green

Clinical Coordinator
(478) 445-1227
Profile

Madison Green serves as clinical coordinator. She holds a bachelors degree in outdoor education from Georgia College, as well as a certificate in nonprofit management. Ms. Green currently is pursuing a master of public administration degree from Georgia College. She previously served as program coordinator for Georgia College's Leadership Academy and worked for the Outdoor Center at Georgia College, where she found a passion for program planning and group development. Additionally, she was a member of the GC Cross County team.

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Harold Mock, Ph.D.

Director of Leadership Programs and Assistant Professor of History
(478) 445-1227
Research
  • Western European security 
  • Civil-military relations 
  • Transatlantic relations 
  • European integration 
  • German foreign policy
Profile

Dr. Harold Mock directs the Office of Leadership Programs and teaches courses on principles of leadership. A specialist in international affairs and transatlantic relations, he is currently writing a book entitled Dangerous Power: An International History of German Unification, 1969-1993. Dr. Mock's research and teaching interests include civil-military relations, particularly related to nuclear strategy and defense planning in western Europe. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Virginia, where he previously served as Bradley Research Fellow. Additionally, Dr. Mock holds a master's degree in history from Virginia and bachelor's degrees in political science and history from Georgia College. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the Atlanta Council on International Relations.

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