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News articles categorized as: Alumni

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Several teacher candidate mentors are finalists for Clarke County's 2017-18 Teacher of the Year

September 29, 2017
Lindsey Arize and Andrea Rowe, both first-grade teachers and mentor teachers for UGA students, are finalists for the annual Teacher of the Year award.

Alumna recognized twice for excellence in teaching

August 23, 2017
Amber Simmons (PhD '12), an English teacher at Brookwood High School in Snellville, Georgia, was one of only 15 winners nationwide to receive the 2017 National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of Excellence Award.

Alumnus receives staff award from Office of the Vice President for Instruction

July 18, 2017
Gregory Spillers (PhD '17), director of the Pre-Health Advising Office at UGA, was recently honored with the Lightbulb Award for his innovative ideas and creative solutions to improve student services.

Alumnus reaches milestone with Order of Palmetto, second Verner Award

July 14, 2017
Leo Twiggs (EdD '70), an alumnus of the College of Education and a celebrated batik artist, has earned two of South Carolina's highest honors.