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October 2018

Expert: Addressing school discipline disparities begins with reducing suspensions

October 1, 2018
Educators, policymakers discuss potential solutions at this year’s annual State of Education conference.

Two COE faculty members selected as 2018-2019 Service-Learning Fellows

October 2, 2018
Kevin Burke and Sonia Janis will participate in a yearlong Service-Learning Fellows program to integrate academic service-learning into their teaching.

Professor lends expertise on how bias becomes bullying

October 2, 2018
Professor lends expertise on how bias becomes bullying.

Gift supports graduate certificate in dyslexia

October 3, 2018
The Zeist Foundation helps educators and clinicians gain a deeper understanding of reading development.

Alumna featured in Forbes for mental health podcast

October 4, 2018
Joy Bradford, an alumna of the College of Education and a licensed psychologist, was recently featured on Forbes.com to discuss her mental health podcast and passion for promoting mental wellness in black women.

Paper co-authored by professor, alumna recognized among year’s best

October 8, 2018
'Black Lives Matter: A Call to Action for Counseling Psychology Leaders,' recently received the Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship on Race and Ethnicity Award from the Section for Ethnic and Racial Diversity.

Class benefits pre-health students, disabled community members

October 8, 2018
‘Disability Wellness’ offers hands-on training while helping people reach health goals.

Study links weather safety training from teacher workshop to students’ homes

October 10, 2018
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers draw a line between increased awareness by teachers and better prepared families

Associate dean honored with career award

October 16, 2018
The National Latina/o Psychological Association will give the 2018 NLPA Distinguished Professional Career Award to Edward Delgado-Romero.

Official partnership paves way for South Korean collaborations

October 18, 2018
An agreement signed earlier this month by the College’s Research and Innovation in Learning (RAIL) Lab will help bring South Korean university students to a top American university to learn lessons in robotics and virtual reality and deliver them to K-12 students in South Korea.

Doctoral degree links new UGA police chief to College

October 19, 2018
Dan Silk’s career in law enforcement spans decades and continents.

Media mention: Platinum award recognizes alumna’s efforts to promote healthy food

October 24, 2018
Recently, the work of Susan Nelson (M.Ed. ’15), school nutrition director for Baldwin County Schools, has paid off in the form of the platinum-level Golden Radish Award for the district.

Associate professor helps local youth succeed one book at a time

October 26, 2018
Sheneka Williams' passion for increasing access and narrowing the opportunity gap with Books for Keeps is helping thousands of at-risk youth combat the effects of summer learning loss.

Sport management student named NCAA Woman of the Year

October 29, 2018
Kinesiology master’s student Keturah Orji was named Woman of the Year during a reception Sunday evening; she is the second College of Education alumna to receive the honor.

Graduate student featured as part of event celebrating athletes' activism

October 29, 2018
Marques R. Dexter's keynote was part of a week of presentations, film screenings and other events marking the games when Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their fists on the medal stand.

Doctoral student honored by Sarasota, Fla., NAACP

October 29, 2018
Raven Cokley received the Go Forth and Prosper award during the chapter's 33rd annual Freedom Awards.

Associate professor emeritus, 76, provided mentorship to colleagues, students and friends

October 30, 2018
College of Education faculty member John Dagley, whose career at the University of Georgia spanned more than 30 years, has died. He was 76.

‘The first time that you help foster learning within a student is just awesome’

October 30, 2018
This month's College of Education Amazing Student is social studies education masters student Chris Krupa