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News articles categorized as: Service and Community

College partnership uses literacy to build bridges

November 14, 2018
New activities in Parkview Homes’ community center offer experiences to residents, UGA students.

Doctoral student receives two awards for mental healthcare work

November 5, 2018
Daniel Balva received the Meddy Award for Excellence in Medical Missions from Jose’s Hands for his work with Emmaus Medical Mission in Guatemala after Volcán de Fuego erupted in June 2018.

Associate professor helps local youth succeed one book at a time

October 26, 2018
Sheneka Williams' passion for increasing access and narrowing the opportunity gap with Books for Keeps is helping thousands of at-risk youth combat the effects of summer learning loss.

Official partnership paves way for South Korean collaborations

October 18, 2018
An agreement signed earlier this month by the College’s Research and Innovation in Learning (RAIL) Lab will help bring South Korean university students to a top American university to learn lessons in robotics and virtual reality and deliver them to K-12 students in South Korea.

Class benefits pre-health students, disabled community members

October 8, 2018
‘Disability Wellness’ offers hands-on training while helping people reach health goals.

Alumna featured in Forbes for mental health podcast

October 4, 2018
Joy Bradford, an alumna of the College of Education and a licensed psychologist, was recently featured on Forbes.com to discuss her mental health podcast and passion for promoting mental wellness in black women.

Gift supports graduate certificate in dyslexia

October 3, 2018
The Zeist Foundation helps educators and clinicians gain a deeper understanding of reading development.

Two COE faculty members selected as 2018-2019 Service-Learning Fellows

October 2, 2018
Kevin Burke and Sonia Janis will participate in a yearlong Service-Learning Fellows program to integrate academic service-learning into their teaching.

College of Education dean focuses on building collaborative community

September 21, 2018
Whether she’s working with pre-service teachers or one of her six doctoral students, Dean Denise Spangler strives to inspire genuine curiosity in the way her students approach their teaching.

'Cookies' and 'Crumbles' help kids realize their appetite for science

August 22, 2018
A science education game developed by a College of Education faculty member wins the 2018 International Serious Play Award.