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Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

English education professor receives NCTE Distinguished Service Award

September 21, 2017
Peter Smagorinsky, Distinguished Research Professor of English Education in the department of language and literacy education, was recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English for his service to the profession and distinctive use of language.

3 faculty members recognized for teaching excellence

September 15, 2017
This year, out of 24 Fellows selected across the University of Georgia, three were recognized in the College of Education, including Morgan Faison, Amanda Ferster and Liz Saylor.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Professor honored with Excellence in Education Award from alma mater

August 28, 2017
Kathleen deMarrais received the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania for her superior teaching ability and commitment to students at the college level.

Professor named president-elect of school psychology society

August 24, 2017
Scott Ardoin was recently named president-elect of the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a nonprofit organization focused on recognizing and supporting scholarship and research.

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.

First artist-in-residence blends sustainability with education

July 28, 2017
Kira Hegeman, a Ph.D. student in art education, is helping UGA and students think creatively about waste.

Family's love of education pays off

July 27, 2017
Now a master's student, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar Enid Truong discovered her passion for learning, design and technology in the College of Education.

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.

Presidential Scholars event highlights UGA connections

June 13, 2017
The first-ever awards program honors a College alumna, while a new partnership with UGA houses the Scholars' archive.