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Two College advisors win UGA’s inaugural Transfer Advocate Award

Academic advisors Emily Robinson and Debbie Hargrave were recently recognized by UGA for their exemplary work with transfer students.

Congratulations to the College's First Honor Graduates!

Fifteen First Honor Graduates from the Mary Frances Early College of Education will be recognized at the University of Georgia’s spring 2022 undergraduate Commencement ceremony.

Student speaker will highlight celebration in speech to 2022 graduates

Karli “KB” Bryant to speak at spring 2022 Commencement on May 13

Two alumni are directing the Army's new health initiative

Colonel Kevin Bigelman (Ph.D. ’09) and Colonel Nicholas Gist (M.Ed. ’03, Ph.D. ’13), alumni of the Department of Kinesiology, lead the Army’s newest health initiative focused on reducing injury and improving soldier readiness.

Amazing Student: Charlotte Weng

Charlotte Weng (B.S.Ed. ’22) wants to show her students that math is valuable and interesting in its own way, a viewpoint that not everyone shares about the subject.

Kirk receives lecture award from SHAPE America

T. Nicole Kirk, assistant professor in the Mary Frances Early College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, recently received the 2022 Claudine Sherrill lecture award from SHAPE America’s APE/PA Special Interest Group.

CABER mentioned in Red & Black for Autism Acceptance Month

The Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research (CABER) was included in a recent Red & Black article highlighting Autism Acceptance Month.

Amazing Student: Melissa McGranahan

Melissa McGranahan (B.S.Ed. ’14, M.S.Ed. ’18, Ph.D. ’23) centers her research on the intersection of exercise and mental health—particularly for women, whom she noticed were often excluded in research despite having higher levels of mental health-related disorders and lower levels of physical activity.

Assistant professor develops COVID risk tools, featured in New York Times

Sponsored by a rapid grant from the National Science Foundation, assistant professor Cameron Byerley created COVID-Taser, a new online platform that predicts the risk of the virus.

Alvermann receives a Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award

Professor Donna Alvermann was recently recognized for co-editing “Ideas That Changed Literacy Practices: First-Person Accounts from Leading Voices.”
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