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October 2017

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

Is there a better way to test reading comprehension?

October 9, 2017
A new grant will explore test-taking behavior and reading comprehension outcomes in elementary and middle-grades students.

Amazing Student: Cory Amick

October 10, 2017
As an Army ROTC cadet and student ambassador for the College of Education, Cory Amick is learning firsthand the leadership skills that will take him into service for our country.

Associate professor quoted on rapping lesson plans

October 11, 2017
Bettina Love, an associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice in the College of Education, was recently quoted on the use of hip-hop as a teaching tool by NBC News.

Alumna’s achievements featured in alma mater’s impact report

October 17, 2017
Julia Clark (MEd '68) was featured in Rutgers University Graduate School of Education’s 2017 Impact Report for her contributions at the National Science Foundation.

State-of-the-art lab opens for athletic training students

October 20, 2017
A new donation helps enhance the learning experience by funding realistic mannequins to help simulate injuries and examinations.

Clinical assistant professor named 2017-2018 Service-Learning Fellow

October 23, 2017
Elizabeth Saylor was one of nine University of Georgia faculty members selected to participate in the Office of Service-Learning’s yearlong Fellows program.

Lab's projects find sustainable solutions to real-world educational puzzles

October 23, 2017
In the College of Education's RAIL lab, researchers already know what they want to achieve—they instead spend their time trying to get there.

Gov. Deal appoints alumni to state boards

October 25, 2017
Four alumni of the College of Education were appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this year to state-level boards.

Doctoral student receives BFSO Founders’ Award from UGA

October 30, 2017
Brittany Williams received UGA's 2017 Black Faculty and Staff Organization Founders’ Award in recognition of her achievements as a graduate student.

Counseling psychology professor focuses on giving back to community

October 31, 2017
As a bilingual Latino, a first-generation college student and a son of immigrants, Edward Delgado-Romero's earlier life experiences led him down a road of discovery; service; and, eventually, a world of change.