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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.

Gov. Deal appoints alumni to state boards

October 25, 2017
Four alumni of the College of Education were appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this year to state-level boards.

State-of-the-art lab opens for athletic training students

October 20, 2017
A new donation helps enhance the learning experience by funding realistic mannequins to help simulate injuries and examinations.

Alumna receives national award for commitment to gifted education

October 2, 2017
Heather Vaughn (EdS '17), an assistant director of advanced academics at the University of Texas at Austin High School, received the 2017 Master's and Specialist Award from the National Association for Gifted Children.

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.

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.

2016-2017 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor 10 for their achievements

March 29, 2017
Ten COE graduates and friends were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.

Alumna receives Scholarship of Teaching and Learning award

March 23, 2017
Associate professor Hillary Steiner was recently honored for her commitment to student-focused research on effective teaching.

Alumnus named Pac-12 Coach of the Year; wins division title

December 16, 2016
During his fourth season coaching the Buffs, Mike MacIntyre (M.Ed. '91) led the University of Colorado to a 10-2 overall record and an 8-1 conference record, securing the Pac-12 South Division title.

Alumnus named new athletic director at San Diego State

December 15, 2016
John David Wicker (M.Ed. '97), whose appointment at SDSU started Nov. 28, most recently served as the senior associate athletic director for operations at Georgia Tech.

Alumna and professor emeritus receive outstanding research paper award

December 13, 2016
So Mi Kim and Michael Hannafin were awarded the Outstanding Journal Article Award from the Association for Educational Communication & Technology (AECT).

Alumna receives New Teacher Assistance Grant

November 7, 2016
Tita Lovell was recently awarded the New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power to purchase materials and supplies for her high school classroom.

Breaking the mold

November 1, 2016
Triple Dawg researches new ways to diversify classroom experiences and support academic success in young students.