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College of Education faculty members awarded Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants

Three faculty members in the College received grant funding in the third round of Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants.

Professor selected as president, chair of Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Society

George Engelhard, professor in the College’s department of educational psychology, was recently invited to serve as president/chair of the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Society.

Preserving intercollegiate athletics

A forthcoming paper by professor Thomas Baker offers a roadmap and suggestions to better protect and promote the rights of college athletes.

Alumna selected by U.S. Department of State for prestigious English language teaching fellowship

Vicki Hale (M.Ed. ’18), a graduate of the Mary Frances Early College of Education’s TESOL and World Language Education certificate program, has been selected for the 2021-22 English Language Fellow program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.

Professor ranks in top 200 education scholars in Education Week columnist’s list; COE faculty members honored by Stanford University list of most-cited scholars

College of Education faculty members ranked highly on recent lists from Education Week and Stanford University.

Sport teams instill sense of hope during pandemic

Involvement with sport brands may enhance psychological well-being, according to a new study by assistant professor Yiran Su.

Alumnus named associate vice president for student affairs

Demetrius D. Smith, an alumnus of the Mary Frances Early College of Education’s department of counseling and human development services, was recently named associate vice president for student affairs at the University of Georgia.

Associate professor quoted in New York Times about changes to sporting events hosted in China

Thomas Baker, an associate professor in the department of kinesiology, spoke on the future of holding sport events in China in a recent New York Times story.

New gifts to support lecture series, UGA student athletes

The University of Georgia recently received two gifts from alumnus Jimmy DeLoach Jr. (B.S.Ed. ’82) to support an annual lecture series in the College of Education and to provide scholarship support for UGA student athletes.

Congratulations to the College's six First Honor Graduates!

The College's six First Honor Graduates will be recognized at the University of Georgia’s fall 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 17.
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