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College works with school district to support new teachers

July 29, 2021
A group of College of Education faculty members and Clarke County School District teachers and administrators are working to design, implement and evaluate the district’s induction program for new teachers.

Three College alumni named to UGA’s 2021 40 Under 40 Class

July 22, 2021
Congratulations to Eric Gray (B.S.Ed. ’04), Willie Mazyck (B.S.Ed. ’04, M.Ed. ’06, M.B.A. ’14) and Cara Simmons (A.B. ’03, MEd ’07, Ph.D. ’18) for their personal, professional and philanthropic achievements.

Six Edudawgs to compete at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

July 22, 2021
Edudawgs competing this summer include hammer thrower Denzel Comenentia; swimmer Chase Kalisz; triple jumper Keturah Orji; tennis player Ellen Perez; long jumper Chanice Porter; and golfer Sepp Straka.

Academic, outreach faculty team up on rural issues

July 8, 2021
UGA seed grants will allow academic faculty members, including three in the College of Education, to find solutions to a variety of challenges.

Doctoral student wins AERA Shark Tank competition

July 6, 2021
Xiao-Yin Chen, a doctoral student in the department of educational psychology, won AERA's Shark Tank competition for her research presentation on the experiences of Appalachian students in college preparatory programs.

OLLI@UGA presents awards for outstanding service, appoints new officers

June 29, 2021
OLLI@UGA recognized several members of the organization for their outstanding service and appointed new officers and members to the Board of Directors.

Students with concussions to get mentorship support

June 28, 2021
Katy O'Brien, an assistant professor in the department of communication sciences and special education, received a $200,000 grant from Andee’s Army to develop and test a peer mentoring program.

Associate professor highlights screen-free ways to teach kids about scale

June 14, 2021
In a New York Times article, associate professor David Jackson provides a few alternative ways to teach kids about scale without the use of screens.

UGA’s CommunicAID+Nation supports alumna through donation

June 8, 2021
The University of Georgia’s CommunicAID+Nation recently made a $500 donation to help purchase an augmentative and alternative communication device mount for a Mary Frances Early College of Education alumna.

Amazing student: Zerian Hood

June 1, 2021
Zerian Hood (B.S.Ed. ’23) is the first in his family to go to college. Often juggling two or three jobs, he aims to be a beacon of hope for his family and other first-generation students.

Two faculty members selected as Service-Learning Fellows

May 28, 2021
Faculty members Todd Dinkelman and Jamon Flowers were selected by UGA's Office of Service-Learning to integrate academic service-learning into their teaching.

New grant expands speech therapy services for those with Parkinson’s disease

May 27, 2021
Nina Santus and T.J. Ragan, faculty members in the College’s department of communication sciences and special education, and their graduate students, will receive voice therapy training as part of a grant from the Parkinson Voice Project.

College clinic and center offer collaborative telehealth services

May 26, 2021
The UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic and the Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research collaborated to conduct online autism, speech and language evaluations for patients simultaneously.

Three students receive UGA's Presidential Award of Excellence

May 13, 2021
Three undergraduate students in the University of Georgia College of Education were honored with the UGA Presidential Award of Excellence for their outstanding academic achievements.

Associate professor turns STEM education into race cars

May 12, 2021
John Mativo, an associate professor in the Department of Career and Information Studies, discussed how STEM education can be used to build race cars in Grassroots Motorsports.

Congratulations to our nine First Honor Graduates!

May 12, 2021
To be a First Honor Graduate, a student must maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average throughout their undergraduate studies, as well as in all college-level transfer work before or after enrolling at UGA.

New research may explain shortages in STEM careers

May 12, 2021
A new study by the University of Georgia revealed that more college students change majors within the STEM pipeline than leave the career path of science, technology, engineering and mathematics altogether.

Creative Scholars Program fuels imagination, knowledge

May 4, 2021
The Mary Frances Early College of Education Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development will accept applications for the Creative Scholars Program through June 6.

Assistant professor receives AERA Early Career Award

April 27, 2021
Xiaoming Zhai, an assistant professor in the department of mathematics, science and social studies education, was recognized for his scholarly contributions to the use of technology as an agent of change in teaching and learning.

Assistant professor receives UGA NAACP’s 2021 Mary McLeod Bethune Educator Award

April 26, 2021
Walker Swain, an assistant professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, was recognized for his efforts to advance social justice in the classroom and beyond on Thursday, April 15.