Interview with Dr. Ben Rucker, July 25, 2019
Collection: UGA Black Alumni Oral History Project
Dr. Benjamin Rucker is a physician specializing in internal medicine in Augusta, Georgia. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1975. Prior to medical school he attended Gainesville Junior College (now the University of North Georgia, Gainesville Campus) where he earned his associates in science. He then transferred to the University of Georgia where he completed his bachelor's degree in science in 1972. Dr. Rucker is a native of Gainesville, Georgia where he attended E.E. Butler High School. In this interview, Dr. Rucker discusses his experience attending the University of Georgia, including his decision to enroll, his involvement with local activism, his experience as a transfer student, and his thoughts on UGA athletics during the years he attended.
Ben Rucker and Ashley Carter, “Interview with Dr. Ben Rucker, July 25, 2019,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed August 11, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/UA20-002/har-ua20-002_0002.