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UGA College of Education named for Mary Frances Early

February 26, 2020
The University of Georgia held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the naming of the College of Education in honor of Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate and a pioneering music educator.

Forging a way to help athletes across the country

February 17, 2020
Nicholas Yanek plans on pursuing a medical career as an orthopedic surgeon to help athletes like himself across the country.

Amazing Student: Phaidra Buchanan

February 17, 2020
Foundation Fellow and future educator Phaidra Buchanan has taken advantage of all the “out-of-this-world opportunities” UGA offers, from study abroad programs to research opportunities.

Assistant professor receives qualitative research award from AERA

February 13, 2020
Maureen Flint will receive the Qualitative Research SIG’s Dissertation Award from the American Educational Research Association for contributing research that seeks to reduce inequality and injustice in schools and society.

Assistant professor quoted on Trae Young’s All-Star nod

February 10, 2020
Young's participation in the All-Star Game provides exposure for the Hawks and an opportunity for ownership to improve the team’s quality, said assistant professor Steven Salaga.

Dillard receives 2019 Taylor & Francis Award for Lifetime Achievement

January 31, 2020
Cynthia Dillard, the Mary Frances Early Professor of Teacher Education in the department of educational theory and practice, was recognized for her lifetime achievements at the 51st annual American Educational Studies Association.

Leadership award named in doctoral student’s honor

January 29, 2020
The Georgia First Generation Foundation recently named their leadership award in honor of Bobby Gueh, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of counseling and human development services.

Amazing Student: Janelle Hampton

January 24, 2020
Early childhood education major Janelle Hampton is passionate about her career choice as a teacher. “I want to help make an impact in the education system, and I believe that starts right in the classroom.”

UGA College of Education ranked 5th in country for online degrees

January 14, 2020
The College continues to rank among the nation’s top online graduate degree programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Two College of Education students receive the 2020 President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

January 13, 2020
Marques R. Dexter, Ph.D. expected ‘20, and Caleb Kelly, a third-year sports management student, will be honored at the 17th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast on Jan. 17.

Professor weighs in on California ESL bill: “We need to be able to experiment with multiple models.”

January 3, 2020
Community colleges in California are successfully expediting instruction of English as a second language, but many instructors are skeptical.

UGA graduate students support Cedar Shoals High School class with service projects

December 23, 2019
Three groups were chosen to receive funding for their research projects, which aim to benefit the Athens community.

UGA rises to top of class for educator prep programs

December 16, 2019
The College of Education’s educator preparation programs have received high marks from a new state effectiveness measure of how well candidates were prepared for their careers.

A love of language

December 13, 2019
This month’s amazing student is Kristin Crear, who is studying to become a speech pathologist and plans to travel the world.

Associate professor quoted on educational equity for rural students of color

December 11, 2019
Darris Means' presentation at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference in Portland, Oregon, was covered by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Russian Flagship Program cultural event series explores traditions and histories

December 10, 2019
The inaugural series aims to introduce students to diverse communities where Russian is spoken widely in business, government, education and other cultural contexts.

Associate professor featured in U.S. Department of Education newsletter

December 6, 2019
Last summer, John Mativo, an associate professor in the department of career and information studies, embarked on a trip to Tanzania, which included workshops with educators on robotics education.

Assistant professor quoted on sports betting in Georgia

December 6, 2019
Steven Salaga, an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently quoted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle about the relationship between local viewership and online betting.

Reshaping the narrative: An opportunity for justice

November 27, 2019
Assistant professor Sakeena Everett receives the Alan C. Purves Award from the National Council of Teachers of English for her research on the literacy development of high-achieving black male students.

Professor selected to participate in UGA’s 2019-2020 Women’s Leadership Fellows Program

November 19, 2019
Amy Reschly will participate in a year-long program to learn from senior administrators on campus, as well as visiting speakers in academia, business and other fields.