Awards & Accolades

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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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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Richmond County names teachers of the year

AUGUSTA, GA – Augusta University College of Education alum Brigitte Holmes (B.S., 2002) has been named one of five finalists for Richmond County School System’s Teacher of the Year award. Holmes is a biology and forensics science teacher at Hephzibah High School. More than two dozen other Augusta University alumni …

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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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New education club wins best new student organization award

AUGUSTA, GA. – She’s the First, a student organization sponsored by the College of Education, was recently named best new student organization by the Office of Student Life & Engagement at Augusta University. The organization is a student-run chapter of a global not-for-profit that sponsors girls’ education in low-income countries. …

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Professor wins national award for advocacy work

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Richard Deaner, professor of counselor education at Augusta University, has been selected to receive the 2017 American Counselor Association Counselor Educator Advocacy Award. The ACA Counselor Educator Advocacy Award recognizes a counselor educator for work in fostering an awareness of and expertise in advocacy among counseling students. …

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