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July 2017

Alumna is new president of state school counselors group

July 5, 2017
Tinisha Parker (B.S.Ed. '00, Ed.S. '07, Ph.D. '13), coordinator of advising and counseling for Gwinnett County Public Schools, began her one-year term July 1.

Record-breaking number of College of Education alumni named to 2017 UGA 40 Under 40 Class

July 7, 2017
Nine alumni of the College of Education were recently named to the University of Georgia's 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. This is the highest number of alumni from the College named to the list since the program began in 2011.

Give academic papers a voice with new how-to book

July 10, 2017
'Successful Academic Writing,' co-authored by College of Education professor, offers tips for researchers.

Doctoral student recognized for research on Latina psychologists

July 12, 2017
Brooke Rappaport, who is studying for her Ph.D. in counseling psychology, received the Student Scholar Latina Award for Section III, Division 35, of the American Psychological Association.

Alumnus reaches milestone with Order of Palmetto, second Verner Award

July 14, 2017
Leo Twiggs (EdD '70), an alumnus of the College of Education and a celebrated batik artist, has earned two of South Carolina's highest honors.

Alumnus receives staff award from Office of the Vice President for Instruction

July 18, 2017
Gregory Spillers (PhD '17), director of the Pre-Health Advising Office at UGA, was recently honored with the Lightbulb Award for his innovative ideas and creative solutions to improve student services.

Learning on the job

July 19, 2017
COST program participant Sophie McKenzie gains eye-opening experience in Australia.

Assistant professor quoted on estimated value of Houston Rockets

July 20, 2017
Steven Salaga explains why the team's ability to create positive buzz with ticket sales and TV ratings is essential for creating stability.

CNN visits College for report on dyslexia

July 26, 2017
Associate professor Jennifer Lindstrom is featured in a segment examining assistive technologies for dyslexia.

Family's love of education pays off

July 27, 2017
Now a master's student, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar Enid Truong discovered her passion for learning, design and technology in the College of Education.

First artist-in-residence blends sustainability with education

July 28, 2017
Kira Hegeman, a Ph.D. student in art education, is helping UGA and students think creatively about waste.