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December 2017

Seven Bulldog 100 companies linked to College of Education

December 1, 2017
The ninth annual Bulldog 100 list honors seven alumni from the University of Georgia College of Education. The winners were picked from more than 500 nominations.

Gov. Deal appoints 3 with College ties to state board

December 1, 2017
Three professionals connected with the University of Georgia College of Education were recently appointed or reappointed to the state's board overseeing licensure and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

Doctoral candidate wins national literature award

December 5, 2017
A College of Education graduate student's passion for inclusiveness in children's picturebooks has been honored by a national organization.

Alumnus receives national award from federal agency

December 8, 2017
Ryan Akers (PhD '07), an associate extension professor in the School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University, recently received the 2017 Federal Emergency Management Agency's national award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness.

Professors, alumnus contribute to journal's special leadership issue

December 11, 2017
Faculty and an alumnus of the College of Education were recently featured in a special issue of The Counseling Psychologist, a flagship journal among counseling psychology professionals.

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

Student speaker's path follows circuitous route

December 13, 2017
Sammie Napierala approaches her speech to fall graduates similarly to how she has approached other challenges in her educational journey: Just roll with it.

Robots help change learning in Honduras

December 19, 2017
Partnership between the College of Education and the country's government makes way for new technology lessons in rural parts of the country.

New partnership opens up opportunities at community center

December 19, 2017
The University of Georgia is working with the Athens Housing Authority to connect with residents and offer new programming.

Doctoral student explores vocational counseling in online article

December 19, 2017
The need in the HIV/AIDS community is huge, writes graduate student Michael B. Drew, but it has the potential to change many lives for the better.

College of Education student-athletes inducted into leadership academy

December 20, 2017
Three student-athletes were recently inducted into Georgia's Student-Athlete Leadership Academy for their academic and athletic success, leadership, and campus and community service involvement.

Scholarships help doctoral student focus on barriers kids face

December 21, 2017
Matthew Moulton is able to research middle-schoolers who are experiencing homelessness thanks in part to donor support.