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News articles categorized as: Alumni

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.

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.

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.

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.

Graduate profile: 'This country has offered us so much'

May 3, 2017
Experiences as a newcomer to the United States help connect this future TESOL teacher to her students.

College of Education faculty and alumni honored at 2017 AERA meeting

May 2, 2017
Several alumni and faculty members were recently recognized by the American Educational Research Association for their significant contributions to the field of education.

Meet a #COEgreatgrad: Heather Higuera

May 2, 2017
Heather Higuera is graduating with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education.

Alumni spotlight: Cabell Sweeney

May 1, 2017
If I didn't try, I'd always regret not trying

Alumni spotlight: Geraldine Clarke

May 1, 2017
What I've learned is not to enable but to empower

Watching mathematics education go global

May 1, 2017
Retired faculty spotlight: Fifty years ago, the landscape of mathematics education was undergoing a transformation. And professor Jeremy Kilpatrick was there to help make it happen.

The never-ending story

May 1, 2017
Whether it's through his day job or a weekend hobby, Logan Smalley surrounds himself with tales that spark learning and inspiration.

Meet a #COEgreatgrad: Kelsey Brown

May 1, 2017
Kelsey Brown is graduating with a dual degree in communication sciences and disorders and theater.

Alumni spotlight: Cheri Leavy

May 1, 2017
I like to build people up

Meet a #COEgreatgrad: Daniel Schoon

May 1, 2017
Daniel Schoon is graduating with a dual degree in mathematics and mathematics education.

Letter of recommendation: Working alongside friends and family

May 1, 2017
Former doctoral student Elizabeth Hathaway shares one of her memories from the Ramsey Center.

Lessons in the landscape

May 1, 2017
Leo Twiggs' paintings tell stories about injustice throughout the South and around the world.

'I paint happy' says Bob Hart

May 1, 2017
Retired faculty spotlight: Former faculty member always had a love of art.