Awards & Accolades

Kemp publishes compilation of stories, advice

AUGUSTA, GA. – New faculty members often feel overwhelmed by change when they start their careers. There are colleagues to meet, research agendas to set, classes to manage, students to mentor, committees to chair and more. That first year can wreak havoc on their lives. “No matter what support system …

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Inaugural MINDFRAME competition crushes expectations

AUGUSTA, GA. – A new competition, the first of its kind in Georgia, gave students in grades 4-8 the opportunity to apply the things they’re learning in the context of either engineering or art on Oct. 6 at Augusta University. Conceptualized by Dr. Ashley Gess and made possible by the contributions of …

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Elementary Education wins Program Teaching Excellence Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Elementary Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education was recently honored at the Augusta University Teaching Excellence Awards for Program Teaching Excellence. The honor is given to a program or department that “promotes, supports and recognizes excellence in teaching and in service to students.” Elementary Education was noted for innovation and …

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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 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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