University of Georgia Libraries ramped up additional resources for students during the pandemic to accommodate for on-campus closures, and even while the UGA campus has been closed, librarians have been working from home to make sure stu
It’s often easy to navigate through college going through the motions, learning how to survive projects, papers, and tests only to make it out the other side with a piece of paper and a fragile mental database of forgettable facts. I believe the college experience should be so much more. I believe that classes shouldn’t be something you have to go through, rather something you get to experience.
College is one of the few opportunities in life where you can wholly dedicate yourself to learning entirely new skills, honing your existing talents, and opening doors to a learning experiencing that can truly transform your future. I’m passionate about opening those doors, pushing students to explore abilities they don’t know they have, and fostering a desire to dive deeper rather than simply cross the finish line.
I’ve always been heavily involved with sports, and continue to be involved wherever possible. I play intramurals with UGA and pickup leagues to fill in the off-season gaps, and I also coach a 4 to 6 year old soccer team for kicks. I love playing video games, traveling, playing trivia, and traversing Netflix with my wife, Ali, my pups, Titus and June Carter, and friends.
Learn more about Chris Gerlach
- M.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
- B.B.A., Marketing and Marketing Management, University of Georgia