Announcements

Counselor education student wins national recognition for essay

AUGUSTA, GA. – Augusta University College of Education’s own Katy Towns received Honorable Mention in the American Counseling Association’s Ross Trust Future School Counselors Essay Competition. Towns was one of 17 entrants out of 600 nationwide to receive an honor in the contest, and is the first AU student to …

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Kids University: STEAM’in Up This Summer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — This summer, Augusta University will again host Kids University, its annual summer camp. This enriching and entertaining camp specializes in STEAM education, which create classrooms that integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics concepts across disciplines into all lessons. Dennis Dotterer, director of the Center for Innovation …

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College of Education video wins national award

AUGUSTA, GA – A video produced by Augusta University for the College of Education has won a Communicator Award of Excellence. The project was the first-ever marketing video created for the College of Education. Watch the video now. The Award of Excellence is given to those entrants who produce the …

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Register now for three upcoming integrative STEAM workshops

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host an educators’ workshop, “Laying Tracks: A Foundation for Integrative STEM/STEAM Instruction,” in a series of four seminars in 2017. See dates below. Dr. Ashley Gess, professor of education, has created a year-long, three-part workshop with follow-up through December of 2017 that will …

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Kinesiology major earns Peach Belt accolades

Congratulations to senior kinesiology major Jordan Bickett (above, second from left) for being named to the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team! Bickett is the definition of a scholar-athlete, as she is also one of the undergraduate students participating in research and scholarship through the Augusta University Center for Undergraduate …

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University hosts growing Jr Model UN conference for third year

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Local middle school students will take on issues of international politics and human rights issues when they attend the third annual middle school Model United Nations Conference on Wednesday, March 15, at Augusta University. Students step into shoes of UN Ambassadors and debate a range of issues that …

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Graduate student wins state scholarship

Charles Kempton, a student in the Augusta University College of Education’s Master of Education program in Curriculum and Instruction, was just awarded the Professional Association of Georgia Educators’ (PAGE) H.M. and Norma Fulbright Scholarship. Kemption teaches math at Lakeside Middle School in Columbia County, and also coaches the school’s academic bowl …

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