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Immersive learning

November 29, 2021
UGA’s Russian Flagship Program continues to see record-high enrollment as students engage in culturally immersive experiences to gain professional-level proficiency in Russian.

Reimagining the future

November 16, 2021
Thanks to a new research-practice partnership grant from the Spencer Foundation, PCCSS and associate professor Theodore Kopcha will expand their ongoing partnership by weaving it together with Albany State University.

Assistant professor receives best professional paper award

November 15, 2021
Yiran Su, an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, received the 2021 Best Professional Paper Award from the Sport Marketing Association.

Adolescents use social media to post about self-injury

November 10, 2021
Amanda Giordano, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, found that Instagram hashtags related to self-harm almost doubled over the span of a year.

Amazing Student: ‘The power of courage means never giving up’

November 10, 2021
After serving in the Army National Guard for six years, veteran Eder Villegas (B.S.Ed. ’20, M.Ed. ’23) is helping students connect the lessons they learn in the classroom with their daily lives and experiences.

Professor recognized for exemplary service by the Buros Center

November 9, 2021
George Engelhard was recently recognized for his many years of exemplary service as a test reviewer for the Mental Measurements Yearbook series.

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.