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Congratulations to the College’s five Blue Key initiates

October 25, 2021
Four students and an alumna of the College of Education were recently recognized as 2021-22 Blue Key initiates at the annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Awards Banquet.

$3 million collaborative project to enhance AI in science education

October 21, 2021
Assistant professor Xiaoming Zhai will work on a collaborative project to enhance artificial intelligence and machine learning-based assessments to help science teachers make instructional decisions.

$1.9 million grant to grow Georgia’s behavioral health workforce

September 17, 2021
Professor Bernadette Heckman and the UGA School of Social Work will train students to deliver mental and integrated behavioral health services in high-need areas of the state.

Associate professor discusses new book about behavioral addictions on WUGA

August 30, 2021
Amanda Giordano, an associate professor in the department of counseling and human development services, recently discussed her new book and the negative impact of screen overuse on WUGA.

Professor selected as Methodist University’s Distinguished Alumni Award winner

August 27, 2021
Mary M. Atwater, a professor in the department of mathematics, science and social studies education, will be recognized for her high level of professional achievement and outstanding public service at Methodist University’s Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony in October.

Clinical professor lends expertise to keep players safe during hot temperatures

August 27, 2021
Bud Cooper, a clinical professor in the department of kinesiology, helped advise the latest policies for the Georgia High School Athletic Association concerning high school players practicing in the heat.

Alumnus receives Islamic Medical Association of North America Scholarship

August 23, 2021
Brian Tromp, an alumnus of the department of kinesiology, recently received the Islamic Medical Association of North America Scholarship. Tromp is one of five scholarship recipients selected out of more than 1,600 applicants.

Faculty members inducted into IACE Hall of Fame

August 18, 2021
Laura Bierema and Kimberly Osborne, faculty members in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, will be inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame on Oct. 6.

Doctoral student represents UGA at Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President Leadership Summit

August 16, 2021
David Diggs, a doctoral student in the department of kinesiology, represented UGA at the Phi Kappa Phi Student Vice President Leadership Summit last month.

Early named honorary member of Phi Delta Kappa

August 12, 2021
Mary Frances Early was recently named an honorary member of Phi Delta Kappa International, a professional organization for educators.

Professor selected to participate in UGA’s research team workshop series

August 12, 2021
Kristen Bub, a professor in the College’s department of educational psychology, was recently selected to participate in UGA’s Leading Large Integrative Research Team Workshop Series.

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.