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Kamphaus named dean of University of Oregon College of Education

Randy Kamphaus (PhD '83), Distinguished Research Professor in the department of counseling and psychological services at Georgia State University, has been named dean of the University of Oregon College of Education, it was announced June 6.

Smagorinsky in AJC: Is the cost of college a burden worth sharing?

College of Education Distinguished Research Professor Peter Smagorinsky writes a followup piece to last week's column in the _Atlanta Journal Constitution_on whether colleges prepared students to be work-ready. This June 9 article focuses on the cost and the value of a college education.

Summer Poetry Reading Series at Hendershots

Five of the top poets in Georgia will read and discuss the poetic craft during the third annual Seat in the Shade: A Poetry Reading Series June 19-20 and 24-26 at Hendershots in downtown Athens. The series, which was founded and is hosted by Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor of language and literacy education at the University of Georgia College of Education, will feature poets on June 19 and 20 at 5 p.m.; and June 24-26 at 7 p.m.

Smagorinsky: College is more than just job training

Peter Smagorinsky, UGA Distinguished Research Professor, writes about whether college courses can equip graduates to arrive a new job ready to go in the June 4 Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Cindy Bazzell wins top marketing education honor

Cindy Bazell (BBA '02, MEd '08, EDS '09), who teaches business education courses at Brookwood High School in Gwinnett County, was recently named top teacher in her field by the Georgia Marketing Education Association.

Hawkins quoted in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on athletes clustering around a major

Billy Hawkins, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, is quoted in a May 31 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on "clustering," a term that describes situations in which 25 percent or more of an athletic team are in the same major.

Bossie featured as an Amazing Student on UGA Home Page

Hannah Bossie, a senior in exercise and sport science, is featured as an Amazing Student on the UGA Home Page this week.

Cox receives Georgia Department of Transportation Scholarship

Brooke Cox, a junior majoring in communication sciences, has received the 2014 Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Scholarship Award.

Seat in the Shade: A Summer Poetry Reading Series, June 19-20

Summer Poetry Reading Series at Hendershots June 19-20, 24-26

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