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June 2019

Living, and giving, with purpose: Alumna's teaching career turns to technology

June 4, 2019
Jamie Rife (MED '08) connects unmet student needs with community members who want to help.

College's programs at Gwinnett help campus win award from chamber

June 4, 2019
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce recently recognized the University of Georgia's Gwinnett Campus, and the College of Education programs housed there, with a 2019 IMPACT Award.

Alumna named Georgia High School Science Teacher of the Year

June 11, 2019
Chelsea Sexton (BSEd '14), a teacher at Kennesaw Mountain High School, connects science content with topics that directly affect her students' lives.

Weeklong experience helps connect College programs with military

June 12, 2019
The College of Education is home to the largest number of student veterans on campus. Now, one faculty member is aiming to make even more connections through a weeklong program to introduce educators and other influencers into military life.

An 'encouraging' award: Doctoral student receives Lee Roy B. Giles honor

June 12, 2019
Marques Dexter, a doctoral student in the College's department of kinesiology, is this year's graduate student recipient of the Lee Roy B. Giles Encouragement Award.

David Stanley: 'I know I love working with people'

June 17, 2019
From mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley is passionate about helping others and has a clear career path to pass on his knowledge and experience.

Faculty member receives national fellowship to help develop new measurement tool

June 19, 2019
Shiyu Wang, an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, is among 30 selected for the 2019 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellows program.

Summer poetry series enhances teachers' creative outlets

June 20, 2019
A Seat in the Shade puts poets on the stage at Hendershot's for three Tuesdays in July.

Graduate student receives Spencer Foundation fellowship

June 20, 2019
The award will allow Stephanie Renee Toliver to pursue her research into Afrofuturism, a cultural aesthetic used by black authors to reclaim and recover the past, counter negatives and elevate positive realities and new possibilities.

Tanzanian trip plants seed for robotics and future technology

June 21, 2019
By connecting math and science concepts with real-world experiences, UGA faculty member hopes lessons impact country's overall economy.

College's clinics provide valuable cross-training experiences for students

June 21, 2019
Graduate students learn terminology and more when working across departments to diagnose learning difficulties.

Associate professor named editor of behavior analysis journal

June 21, 2019
Joel Ringdahl was named editor of a multidisciplinary journal committed to increasing communication between behavior analysis and psychology and providing up-to-date information on current developments in the field.

Alumnus named College of Education dean at Winona State

June 24, 2019
Daniel Kirk (PhD '08) previously served as dean and professor of education at American University of Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, as well as associate dean and professor at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi.