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Media Advisory: USG Foundation to Honor Zell Miller with Award for Service to Higher Education

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Atlanta — March 1, 2007

WHO: University System of Georgia Foundation
Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
Gov. Sonny Perdue
Former U.S. Senator Zell Miller
Chancellor Erroll B. Davis, Jr.

WHAT: Regents Awards for Excellence in Education Celebration
Former U.S. Senator Zell Miller will receive the Elridge McMillan Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding service to higher education in Georgia. Three accomplished alumni of the University System of Georgia will be named to the Regents Hall of Fame, and four exemplary USG faculty members will receive Regents Hall of Fame Faculty awards. Gov. Sonny Perdue and Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. will deliver greetings.

WHEN: Saturday, March 3, 2007
The chancellor and governor will deliver greetings at approximately 7:30-7:45 p.m., followed by dinner. The awards will be announced after dinner, at approximately 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

WHY: The event raises significant funding for scholarships, recognizes distinguished faculty and alumni of the University System and honors an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of extraordinary service to higher education in Georgia.

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