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News articles categorized as: Service and Community

Professors, alumnus contribute to journal's special leadership issue

December 11, 2017
Faculty and an alumnus of the College of Education were recently featured in a special issue of The Counseling Psychologist, a flagship journal among counseling psychology professionals.

Alumnus receives national award from federal agency

December 8, 2017
Ryan Akers (PhD '07), an associate extension professor in the School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University, recently received the 2017 Federal Emergency Management Agency's national award for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Preparedness.

Hurricane supply drive connects students across campus

November 15, 2017
Students, including members of the College of Education's BIEN research team, collect 25,000 pounds of hurricane supplies for Puerto Rico.

College staffer supports Girl Scouts as troop leader

November 14, 2017
Barbara Galvond has seen her involvement with the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia, one of the state's two councils, come full circle.

Assistant professor quoted on test-based accountability

November 13, 2017
Richard Welsh was recently quoted by the AJC on Georgia's new scoring system proposal.

Clarke Middle School principal elected to national position

November 10, 2017
MacMillan will serve a three-year term on the board of the the National Association for Professional Development Schools as one of the P-12 leadership representatives.

Workshop trains dozens of mentor teachers

November 10, 2017
Offered each summer, the workshop trains mentor teachers in co-teaching strategies to best support their teacher candidates.

Climate change: Kat Raczynski helps district set course for improved social-emotional development

November 10, 2017
The director of the Safe and Welcoming Schools project in the College of Education became the Clarke County School District’s district-wide professor-in-residence for school climate in fall 2015.

New leaders, new energy in PDSD for 2017-18 school year

November 10, 2017
The Professional Development School District partnership experienced significant leadership changes at both the university and district levels for the 2017-18 school year.

SERVE Conference: PDSD takes part in 1st regional event

November 10, 2017
UGA faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students and Clarke County School District teachers, traveled to Atlanta to the first PDS South East Regional Vision for Education conference.

Camp DIVE makes a splash for a second summer

November 10, 2017
Everyone who participated came away with a new appreciation for the power of experiential learning and contributed to the positive energy that characterized the month-long summer camp.

Professor and retired associate professor receive 2017 AECT Special Service Award

November 9, 2017
Rob Branch and Mike Orey were awarded the 2017 Special Service Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology for their significant contributions to the association.

Program helps new principals gain an edge

November 8, 2017
The College of Education’s Early Career Principal Readiness Program exists to help navigate the waters of leading a school.

Counseling psychology professor focuses on giving back to community

October 31, 2017
As a bilingual Latino, a first-generation college student and a son of immigrants, Edward Delgado-Romero's earlier life experiences led him down a road of discovery; service; and, eventually, a world of change.

Clinical assistant professor named 2017-2018 Service-Learning Fellow

October 23, 2017
Elizabeth Saylor was one of nine University of Georgia faculty members selected to participate in the Office of Service-Learning’s yearlong Fellows program.

Associate professor quoted on rapping lesson plans

October 11, 2017
Bettina Love, an associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice in the College of Education, was recently quoted on the use of hip-hop as a teaching tool by NBC News.

Amazing Student: Cory Amick

October 10, 2017
As an Army ROTC cadet and student ambassador for the College of Education, Cory Amick is learning firsthand the leadership skills that will take him into service for our country.

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

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.