2009-2012 Archives

News Release

SEPTEMBER 12, 2011

Clayton named inaugural Donald L. Hollowell Distinguished Professor at UGA

JULY 6, 2011

UGA desegregation documentary wins Telly




APRIL 15, 2010
UGA Office of Public Affairs

Atlanta, Ga. – At the April 15 premiere of the documentary Donald L. Hollowell: Foot Soldier for Equal Justice, the University of Georgia School of Social Work announced that the Donald L. Hollowell Professorship of Social Justice and Civil Rights Studies has been fully endowed.
The professorship, the first distinguished professorship named for an African American at UGA, has been endowed through the UGA faculty-hiring initiative, donations and ticket sales from the documentary premiere.

“The person chosen for this distinguished professorship will advocate for social and economic justice for individuals, families and communities and collaborate with the Foot Soldier Project to advance civil rights scholarship,” said Maurice Daniels, dean of the School of Social Work and director of the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies.

News Release


MARCH 4, 2010
UGA Office of Public Affairs

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia will premiere a documentary about civil rights pioneer Donald Hollowell April 15 at 6 p.m. at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta. Donald L. Hollowell: Foot Soldier for Equal Justice is a production of the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies, an interdisciplinary documentary and research program dedicated to chronicling Georgia’s history in the Civil Rights movement. The documentary chronicles the life of Hollowell, one of the civil rights movement’s legendary advocates for the cause of social justice.

The premiere will be followed by a panel discussion. Judge Glenda Hatchett, star of the television courtroom series, Judge Hatchett will moderate the discussion and panelists include Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., chair of the Hollowell Professorship endowment committee; the Rev.. Joseph E. Lowery, co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Mary Frances Early, the first African-American student to graduate from UGA; and Federal Judge Horace T. Ward.



November 2009

A collection of photos of Donald L. Hollowell and other notable figures in the Civil Rights Movement.


November 2009
Preview of Donald L. Hollowell: Footsoldier for Equal Justice

A preview of the documentary, Donald L. Hollowell Footsoldier for Equal Justice, by Dr. Maurice C. Daniels and Dr. Derrick P. Aldridge