Why not Georgia A&M?

If “Georgia” has to be in Augusta’s merged university name for the Board of Regents to approve it – as they have demonstrated with other recent consolidated name changes – consider Georgia Arts and Medicine University.

Georgia A&M is very marketable, and it reflects what we have in terms of a consolidated university. Georgia Arts and Medicine University says it all. It should be a name that everyone would be proud of. It seems the regents will not approve Augusta University, as it is only regionally marketable.

Come on, folks – get on the bandwagon and promote Georgia A&M as the name for the two schools to come under. It might be the only realistic chance of not having the name sound like a bootleg Internet school. Ask yourself: Would you rather attend or be a graduate of Georgia Arts and Medicine (Georgia A&M), or Regents?

Tom Knight

Grovetown

Topic Page: University Merger

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