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College of Education's Phaidra Buchanan named 2021 Rhodes Scholar

November 22, 2020
Phaidra Buchanan joined recipients from 64 countries around the world this weekend as she was named a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, bringing the total number of UGA Rhodes Scholars to 25.

Alumna receives Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue work in anti-racist education

July 23, 2020
Elaine Liu (B.S.Ed. ’20) received a Leon Bradley Scholarship to continue her work in anti-racist education and promote well-being in elementary school classrooms.

Through exercise, a doctoral candidate with autism thrives

July 14, 2020
Benjamin Boudreaux shared his journey of living with autism and how exercise plays an important role with the founder of Exercise Buddy, an autism-friendly exercise system that leads to better fitness and behavior.

Examining social justice through theory and education

May 19, 2020
Briana Bivens, a third-year doctoral student, works in the Mary Frances Early College of Education's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and advocates for local groups through community organizing.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Shea Duckworth

May 6, 2020
Shea Duckworth is graduating with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science this spring. As a physical therapist, she can make a lasting impact on the lives of her patients.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Christina Smith

May 5, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education from the Mary Frances Early College of Education, Christina Smith will serve as a first-grade teacher at Whit Davis Elementary School in Athens-Clarke County.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Marcus Jones

May 4, 2020
Marcus Jones will graduate with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders and pursue a career in medical speech therapy.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Kayla Flanagan

May 2, 2020
Kayla Flanagan will graduate with her Ph.D. in science education this spring and continue her work as a program coordinator in the Mary Frances Early College of Education's Office of Information Technology.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Ashley Kehoe

May 2, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders, Ashley Kehoe plans to pursue a career in speech pathology.

Meet a #MFECOEgreatgrad: Caleb Thomas

April 30, 2020
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in social studies education, Caleb Thomas hopes to start his teaching career at either a middle school or high school in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.