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August 2015

Kennedy ranks 3rd among country's 'most influential' education deans

August 4, 2015
Craig H. Kennedy, dean of the University of Georgia College of Education, has been named the third "most influential" dean of education by Mometrix Test Preparation.

Daigle selected to serve on mental health board by Mayor Denson

August 5, 2015
Jolie Daigle was recently selected to serve on the Region 2 Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Addictive Diseases Regional Planning Board by Mayor Nancy Denson and the Athens-Clarke County Commission.

UGA nonprofit distributes free earplugs to growing list of music venues

August 5, 2015
Since its creation in 2009, We're hEAR For You—a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on raising awareness for noise-induced hearing loss—has distributed over 300,000 pairs of earplugs to the general public.

Marcotte elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

August 6, 2015
Anne Marcotte, a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Special Education and the interim department head of the language and literacy education department, was recently elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Groundbreaking professor pushed for teacher support, development

August 7, 2015
Ray E. Bruce, professor emeritus specializing in curriculum and supervision at the University of Georgia College of Education, has died. He was 87.

Heckman named to counseling journal's editorial board

August 10, 2015
Bernadette D. Heckman, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, has been named to the editorial board of The Counseling Psychologist.

K-12 teachers get hands-on study of Georgia's barrier islands

August 12, 2015
Faculty from Armstrong State University and educators from Stone Mountain Memorial Association recently led a group of K-12 teachers on a hands-on study of the geology, ecology, and history of Georgia's barrier islands.

As fall semester kicks off, we bring you the top 5 things to know about the College of Education

August 14, 2015
Academic advisors, food, books and getting into the building — all these and more are good to know as you start out in the UGA College of Education.

College's Innovation in Teaching and Technology program gets new director

August 17, 2015
Nicholas Holt, an information technology manager in the College of Education's Office of Information Technology who has years of experience in digital game systems and interactive technology, has been named the director of the College's Innovation in Teaching and Technology program.

Tech-savvy training can improve state-mandated test scores

August 19, 2015
Primarily funded by the Improving Teacher Quality State Grants Program, this workshop is the third in a series of five workshops Georgia State University faculty members Shelby Frost and Joseph Feinberg are working to bring to campus.

Parish quoted on teacher shortage in DeKalb, Clayton schools

August 20, 2015
Jack Parish, the associate dean for outreach and engagement of UGA's College of Education and a clinical associate professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, was recently quoted in a story broadcasted by WABE-FM.

Professor named to journal's editorial board

August 20, 2015
Sami Yli-Piipari will work with the international journal Teaching, Research, and Media in Kinesiology.

Visiting UGA history education professor showcases online teacher resources

August 21, 2015
New lesson plans developed with the T.R.R. Cobb House give middle school teachers easy access to resources on Georgia's pre-Civil War era.

Professor lends expertise to counseling manual

August 21, 2015
A College of Education professor is one of five experts tasked with revising a leading guidebook for counselors working with multicultural and social justice issues.

Column: Stem absenteeism with parents as partners

August 26, 2015
Asthma, high levels of lead, vision problems and untreated cavities are all reasons why children stay home from school. Here, a professor suggests a way to fix the issue.

Professor named to NIH study section

August 26, 2015
Joel Ringdahl was recently named to a four-year post with the Child Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities study section.

Runco contributes 30 years of creativity research to new NEA report

August 27, 2015
Mark Runco recently participated in a new report that examines how creativity works in the brain.