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News articles categorized as: Amazing Students

Amazing student: Zerian Hood

June 1, 2021
Zerian Hood (B.S.Ed. ’23) is the first in his family to go to college. Often juggling two or three jobs, he aims to be a beacon of hope for his family and other first-generation students.

Graduate student builds community for students

March 31, 2021
Ricky Belizaire, a master’s student in the department of counseling and human development services, advises the LGBT student ambassadors and PRISM, a discussion group for queer and trans people of color.

Congratulations to our five First Honor Graduates!

December 18, 2020
Sixteen students will be recognized as First Honor Graduates during the virtual undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Of those 16, five are from the Mary Frances Early College of Education.

Meet UGA's Homecoming Queen: A future physical therapist

December 8, 2020
Jasmine Gresham, a third-year health and physical education major, is the University of Georgia’s 2020 homecoming queen.

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.