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June 2018

Alumna receives 2018 Mid-Career Contribution Award from AERA

June 5, 2018
Kakali Bhattacharya, an alumna of UGA’s College of Education, received the Scholar of Color Mid-Career Contribution Award from AERA for her contributions to education research and development.

Faculty projects incorporating the arts win local grants

June 11, 2018
Two College of Education faculty members have received grants through the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission to support community arts projects.

Counseling psychology doctoral student wins McBee Award

June 13, 2018
Jasmine Jenkins is the most recent recipient of the annual honor, which highlights achievement in scholarship and service.

Faculty member, student honored by campus NAACP chapter

June 18, 2018
The recent Image Awards hosted by the University of Georgia chapter of the NAACP honored two members of the College of Education community.

Alumna takes wide-angle approach to new role on school board

June 25, 2018
With a background in counseling psychology, LaKeisha Gantt (MED ’03, PHD ’10) adds a new perspective to the Clarke County School Board.

College's partnership with neighborhood receives Coretta Scott King book donation

June 25, 2018
The College of Education's partnership with the Athens Housing Authority to create programming at the Parkview Community Center has received another recognition.

Graduate student and newly elected commissioner uses literacy to empower

June 25, 2018
Doctoral student's path is 'purely distillable to just loving language and seeing it in everything,' she says.

Keynote speakers for 50th anniversary of Conference on Children's Literature

June 25, 2018
This year's speakers include Kwame Alexander, Ben Clanton, Alan Gratz, Erin Entrada Kelly and Aisha Saeed.

Book inspires students to do more than just read about social issues

June 29, 2018
Food drive at Clarke Middle School focuses on protein-packed nonperishables.

Alumna and Triple Dawg named elementary school principal

June 29, 2018
Jennifer Whitaker (BSED ’01, MED ’03, EDS ’07) has been named principal of Oconee County Primary School in Watkinsville, Georgia.