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Articles for: Communications Office

'Education is a people business'

May 2, 2018
The superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools since 1996, J. Alvin Wilbanks has spent more than 50 years in education.

Q&A with a winner: Laura Whitaker

May 2, 2018
As executive director of the Watkinsville-based nonprofit Extra Special People, Laura Whitaker helps children with special needs reach their full potential.

Researcher navigates the intersections of Latino culture and mental health

May 2, 2018
CristalĂ­s Capielo is among the next generation of researchers at the forefront of Latino psychology.

Couple's success demonstrates the power of perseverance

May 2, 2018
Education is a tradition in the Coleman and Sanders families. Now, alumni who came to UGA as graduate students show how the experience elevated their own lives.

Researcher's work promotes school climate change

April 29, 2018
Catherine Bradshaw turns data on bullying into positive solutions.

A life of savoring the flavors of the South

April 29, 2018
Betty Hooks Underwood's visits to her daughter while she was attending college helped change the course of she and her husband's lives.

Former military find a home at the College of Education

April 29, 2018
The next generation: A growing number of veterans now call the College home.

Retired faculty member continues to learn

April 29, 2018
For Carl Glickman, teaching is as much about leading your students as it is allowing them to lead you.

Kristy Kowal is making waves

April 29, 2018
A childhood passion for swimming turned into an Olympic medal for third-grade teacher Kristy Kowal.

'It's about equal opportunity more than anything else'

April 29, 2018
Brent Hardin, director of adapted athletics for the University of Alabama, is passionate about equity in athletics.