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News articles categorized as: Service and Community

UGA, Putnam County teachers work to create new model for lessons

December 17, 2018
Project uses images from the National Archives to drive project-based learning.

PIPs project highlighted by U.S. Department of Education

December 13, 2018
The University of Georgia’s Preparation of Interdisciplinary Providers project in the College of Education received a spotlight in the U.S. Department of Education’s Early Learning newsletter.

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.