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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.

Doctoral student recognized for research on Latina psychologists

July 12, 2017
Brooke Rappaport, who is studying for her Ph.D. in counseling psychology, received the Student Scholar Latina Award for Section III, Division 35, of the American Psychological Association.

Give academic papers a voice with new how-to book

July 10, 2017
‘Successful Academic Writing,’ co-authored by College of Education professor, offers tips for researchers.

Record-breaking number of College of Education alumni named to 2017 UGA 40 Under 40 Class

July 7, 2017
Nine alumni of the College of Education were recently named to the University of Georgia’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. This is the highest number of alumni from the College named to the list since the program began in 2011.

Alumna is new president of state school counselors group

July 5, 2017
Tinisha Parker (B.S.Ed. ’00, Ed.S. ’07, Ph.D. ’13), coordinator of advising and counseling for Gwinnett County Public Schools, began her one-year term July 1.

Alumna takes part in cross-cultural leadership

June 30, 2017
Dr. Cristalis Capielo has been selected to be a Leadership Fellow to the Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests, representing the National Latina/o Psychological Association.

Professor wins fellowship to study college access among rural black students

June 26, 2017
Darris Means, an assistant professor in the department of counseling and human development services, is one of 30 chosen as a 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow.

Problem solved: Faculty member helps Stroud students at international competition

June 22, 2017
Started by lecturer Meg Hines, the school's Community Problem Solving team investigated and created a rain garden to improve a watershed.

Faculty member works to spread word about heat-related illness

June 16, 2017
Bud Cooper, clinical associate professor in the department of kinesiology, is one of several professionals behind The Heat Factor, a new website dedicated to sharing information about heat-related illness.