Awards & Accolades

Education professor wins university’s teaching excellence award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Rebecca Harper, professor of education, was recently awarded the Augusta University Individual Teaching Excellence Award. This award honors a full-time member of the teaching faculty who demonstrates a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Harper’s interests include content area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs and critical literacy. …

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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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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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College hosts national convening for Carnegie Project

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education hosted the international convening for the The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate Oct. 24-26. More than 120 representatives from 54 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada traveled to Augusta, Ga., to promote intellectual community, examine problems of practice, …

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College collaborates on Student Service Members Day

AUGUSTA, GA. – The College of Education partnered with Augusta Military & Veteran Services to celebrate our student military service members through Student Service Members Day on Sept. 22. Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis issued a proclamation declaring Sept. 22 Student Service Members Day, and the university celebrated with a ceremony …

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College of Education student-athletes earn academic honors

Seven College of Education student-athletes were honored by the Division 2 Athletic Directors Association with the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award.     Jordan Bickett, a Kinesiology major, competes for the Jaguar volleyball team. She is a native of Tallahassee, Fla.       Brianna Dickens, a Kinesiology major, competes for the …

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Kinesiology leads university in undergraduate research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Students from the Augusta University College of Education recently presented research at the 4th annual Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Summer Scholars Symposium on July 21.                 The 2016 CURS Summer Scholars Program hosted 16 total projects, with the …

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Alum wins prestigious teaching fellowship

Sabrina Jones, a 2004 graduate of Augusta University, has been awarded a 2016 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Georgia Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship was designed to address a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) teachers in Georgia. “I have chosen to focus on middle school science, because this is …

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