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Professor receives lifetime achievement award from creativity association

January 4, 2018
Bonnie Cramond was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Creativity Association for her extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the betterment of society.

Scholarships help doctoral student focus on barriers kids face

December 21, 2017
Matthew Moulton is able to research middle-schoolers who are experiencing homelessness thanks in part to donor support.

College of Education student-athletes inducted into leadership academy

December 20, 2017
Three student-athletes were recently inducted into Georgia’s Student-Athlete Leadership Academy for their academic and athletic success, leadership, and campus and community service involvement.

New partnership opens up opportunities at community center

December 19, 2017
The University of Georgia is working with the Athens Housing Authority to connect with residents and offer new programming.

Robots help change learning in Honduras

December 19, 2017
Partnership between the College of Education and the country's government makes way for new technology lessons in rural parts of the country.

Five College of Education students elected to join prestigious honor society

December 13, 2017
This year, five students in the University of Georgia College of Education were initiated into UGA’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society. Election to membership is a distinguished academic honor.

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.

Seven Bulldog 100 companies linked to College of Education

December 1, 2017
The ninth annual Bulldog 100 list honors seven alumni from the University of Georgia College of Education. The winners were picked from more than 500 nominations.

Want that second piece of pie? Take a quick stroll to help handle the carbs

November 27, 2017
College of Education studies find even a 15-minute walk will help with blood-sugar levels.

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.

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.

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.

Erasing the line between learning and play

November 8, 2017
What if a child's energy release can also help reinforce what’s being learned in the classroom? An ongoing project explores this effect.

The gifts you can't touch

November 8, 2017
By tailoring assessments to what’s being taught in the classroom, teachers better understand student needs.

Sport management takes hold in an emerging market

November 8, 2017
A new partnership he formed with China’s Southwest University of Finance and Economics is well timed, offering a unique opportunity for both University of Georgia students as well as Chinese scholars.

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.

Doctoral student receives BFSO Founders’ Award from UGA

October 30, 2017
Brittany Williams received UGA's 2017 Black Faculty and Staff Organization Founders’ Award in recognition of her achievements as a graduate student.

Lab's projects find sustainable solutions to real-world educational puzzles

October 23, 2017
In the College of Education's RAIL lab, researchers already know what they want to achieve—they instead spend their time trying to get there.

Alumna’s achievements featured in alma mater’s impact report

October 17, 2017
Julia Clark (MEd '68) was featured in Rutgers University Graduate School of Education’s 2017 Impact Report for her contributions at the National Science Foundation.

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.