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College will host Kinesiology Research Day

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host Kinesiology Research Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The day will highlight research from undergraduate and graduate kinesiology students. Dr. Claudio Battaglini, professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at …

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College names Karyn Warren 2018 Distinguished Alumna

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga. — Karyn Warren has spent nearly 20 years in service to special education students in the Augusta area. A three-time graduate of Augusta University and special education classroom teacher at Greenbrier High School in Columbia County, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 …

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Education graduate named Outstanding Young Alumna

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga.—Augusta native Ann Sturkey has spent the last 15 years making a difference in student lives. Working within the community as a teacher and now administrator as the School for Arts-Infused Learning (SAIL) Charter School, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 Outstanding Young …

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Kinesiology student and professor study impact of ketones on golf

AUGUSTA, GA – Additional benefits to the trending ketogenic diet may soon be clearer, thanks to research being conducted by Dr. Maleah Holland, professor of kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, and Grant Blume, junior kinesiology student. Blume has been awarded the Southern Regional Honors Council Student Scholars …

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Education faculty chosen to present at AERA Conference

Augusta, GA.—Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference. The conference is a premier national research society that strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education and to promote …

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Due to demand, college adds second show to May 9 performance

AUGUSTA, GA – Due to overwhelming demand, the College of Education has added a second showing of the May 9 children’s literacy play, “Chicken Little.” Admission is free and registration is open. Dr. Paulette Harris, founder and director of the Augusta University Literacy Center that organizes the play series, said …

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Kinesiology student presents research at honors conference

Augusta, GA— Amanda Dojack, a senior kinesiology major in the College of Education, presented new research on the relationship between cognitive performance and cardiovascular health in older versus younger people at the 19th annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Research and Fine Arts Conference at Augusta University on March 18. Dojack’s …

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Kinesiology professor wins award for leadership

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Hannah Bennett, professor of kinesiology, was recently presented with a Value of Leadership award by second-year students at Augusta University at the Half-Way There Celebration on April 11. Leadership is one of several values held dear by Augusta University. The university defines leadership as qualities reflected …

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