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The Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars' inaugural teach-in will provide information about homeschooling Black children

July 2, 2020
Cheryl Fields-Smith has seen a dramatic increase in homeschooling inquiries due to COVID-19. Because of these increases, she co-founded Black Family Homeschool Educators and Scholars.

Assistant professor awarded National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship

June 23, 2020
Logan Fiorella received a Fellowship to support his research on effective learning strategies. The fellowship begins Sept. 1 and lasts two years.

Associate professor appointed to Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta

June 23, 2020
Bettina Love was recently appointed to serve on the Old Fourth Ward Economic Security Task Force in Atlanta. The Old Fourth Ward neighborhood is the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. and home to Ebenezer Baptist Church.

UGA Speech and Hearing Clinic offers curbside services; teletherapy

June 17, 2020
The clinic is supporting audiology patients through a new curbside service model, which reduces physical contact between patients and audiologists. Speech-language patients can engage with the clinic via telepractice.

NEA 'Big Read' grant brings graphic storytelling to life

June 16, 2020
Thanks to a recent "Big Read" grant award, Melisa "Misha" Cahnmann-Taylor will launch a series of readings, lectures and events focused on the works of famed American cartoonist Roz Chast.

Professor named president of global organization

June 9, 2020
Laura Bierema, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, will serve as the incoming president of the Academy of Human Resource Development.

Textbook by professor emeritus reaches No. 1 on Book Authority

June 3, 2020
With more than 250,000 copies sold since 1985, "SuperVision and Instructional Leadership: A Developmental Approach" by Carl Glickman remains the field's bestseller after 35 years.

Study aims to enhance citizens' understanding of COVID-19 data

June 1, 2020
Assistant professor Cameron Byerley and her research team are conducting interviews with U.S. and South Korean participants to gain insight about their understanding of mathematical models as the pandemic unfolds.

Professors discuss effect of COVID-19 on education

May 29, 2020
Stephanie Jones and Hilary Hughes, faculty members in the College's department of educational theory and practice, participated in UGA's Ask Me Anything series on Thursday, May 21.

Examining social justice through theory and education

May 19, 2020
Briana Bivens, a third-year doctoral student, works in the Mary Frances Early College of Education's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and advocates for local groups through community organizing.

OIT provides personal assistance during COVID-19

May 12, 2020
The College's Office of Information Technology is helping faculty and staff who are teleworking from home transition to online formats with emerging learning tools and pedagogy.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Shea Duckworth

May 6, 2020
Shea Duckworth is graduating with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science this spring. As a physical therapist, she can make a lasting impact on the lives of her patients.

Coordinating efforts to protect medical professionals

May 5, 2020
UGA Mary Frances Early College of Education alumni and staff are working together to produce face shields for local medical professionals.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Christina Smith

May 5, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from the Mary Frances Early College of Education, Christina Smith will serve as a first-grade teacher at Whit Davis Elementary School in Athens-Clarke County.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Marcus Jones

May 4, 2020
Marcus Jones will graduate with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders and pursue a career in medical speech therapy.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Kayla Flanagan

May 2, 2020
Kayla Flanagan will graduate with her Ph.D. in science education this spring and continue her work as a program coordinator in the Mary Frances Early College of Education's Office of Information Technology.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Ashley Kehoe

May 2, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, Ashley Kehoe plans to pursue a career in speech pathology.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Caleb Thomas

April 30, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in social studies education, Caleb Thomas hopes to start his teaching career at either a middle school or high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Associate professor receives Kofi Lomotey Outstanding Reviewer Award from Urban Education

April 29, 2020
Kevin Burke was selected for the 2019-2020 Kofi Lomotey Outstanding Reviewer Award. The award, established in 2017, recognizes an individual for exceptional quality and quantity of reviews during an academic year.

Two College student-athletes receive awards

April 29, 2020
UGA baseball player Emerson Hancock and swimmer Zoie Hartman—both students in the department of kinesiology—received awards for their individual achievements and outstanding teamwork as student-athletes.