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News articles categorized as: Alumni

College of Education to be named in honor of Mary Frances Early

October 16, 2019
The University of Georgia’s College of Education will be named, effective February 2020, to honor one of the state’s pioneering educators—Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate.

Two alumnae receive Fulbright awards to teach abroad

August 20, 2019
Kelli Bivins (M.Ed. ’02, Ed.S. ’11) and Elaine Dasher (M.Ed. ’96) will build relationships with teachers in different countries and harness international perspectives in their classrooms.

Giving voice to unheard narratives

August 6, 2019
Two researchers with ties to the University of Georgia’s College of Education believe that amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities is the key to collective healing during times of disaster and traumatic stress.

Alumna named dean of Augusta University’s College of Education

August 5, 2019
Judi Wilson (MEd ’93, EdS ’95) will provide a strategic vision for the College’s academic and professional development programs and work with faculty to establish new programs in support of interdisciplinary research.

Three College of Education alumni named to 2019 UGA 40 Under 40 Class

July 12, 2019
Colin Muething (BSEd '07, MEd '09), Cindy Quinlan (BBA '02, MEd '03, EdS '09) and JaNaè Taylor (MEd '03, PhD '07) exemplify leadership in their industries and communities and uphold the Pillars of the Arch.

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.

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.

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.

Sylvia Hutchinson works for the love of learning

May 30, 2019
'I can't imagine not teaching' says the retired professor, who continues to work with UGA students and faculty.

Online degree program broadens career path for South Georgia teacher

May 29, 2019
Online degrees such as the BSEd in Special Education help students like Frederick Mohl increase their classroom expertise.