Agreement nears on moving buses

After years of talks and legal wrangling, events are finally in motion to move Augusta's buses to a new home, opening up the 15th Street corridor to new retail development that could become a "gateway" to Georgia Regents University, officials said.

GRU had 'productive year,' Azziz says

...funded in part by a $10 million gift from Harrison, a Medical College of Georgia alumnus and former chair of the MCG Foundation. But that gift pales in comparison to the $66 million bequest Harrison made to the foundation ? the largest single...

Historic MCG gift makes top 50 list

A historic $66 million donation to Medical College of Georgia Foundation from the late Dr. J. Harold Harrison was among the top 50 gifts last year, according to one publication.

Augusta Commission's Corey Johnson pushing for 'college row'

Mayor pro tem Corey Johnson said he has been working "for the past three years" on a plan to create a mixed-use district for college students that would bridge the merged university, Paine College and Harrisburg.

Augusta's James Hull named to Board of Regents

ATLANTA -- Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday appointed James M. Hull, of Augusta, to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

Record number of medical students but limits on future training, group says

The Association of Medical Colleges reported that the number of first year medical school students topped 20,000 for the first time at 20,055, with about half of the increase due to four new medical schools.

Medical College of Georgia Foundation waits for city to move buses from old depot

...out, progress can begin on redeveloping the Augusta bus depot into a grocery store, according to a Medical College of Georgia Foundation official.The foundation negotiated a deal with the city in January 2013 to purchase the Augusta Public...

Georgia Regents University keeps campus consolidation plans open

A consultant ranked Au­gusta's Mills District proposal last among options for the expansion of Georgia Regents University. But officials plan to start from scratch in an upcoming master plan, which could put the mills back in play.

MCG Foundation expects to buy city bus depot by December

A deal transferring ownership of the Augusta Public Transit bus depot to the Medical College of Georgia Foundation is inching forward and expected to be finalized by December, according to James Osborne, the foundation's president and CEO...

Historic Harrison gift creates scholarships, endowed chair

...Georgia earlier this year is now turning into scholarships and an endowed chair, officials said.The Medical College of Georgia Foundation, which received the gift from former chair and MCG Alumnus Dr. J. Harold Harrison, voted Thursday...