Awards & Accolades

Buning profiled by Greenville News

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Megan Buning, Professor of Education at Georgia Regents University in the College of Education, left Riverside High School 17 years ago after pitching the Warriors to three Class AAA softball state championships and earning state player of the year three times. The Greenville News profiled her July …

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Two GRU masters programs receive new national accreditation

AUGUSTA, GA – The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, has granted accreditation to the M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and the M.Ed. in School Counseling programs in the Georgia Regents University …

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Students honored for excellence in academic achievement

AUGUSTA, GA – Students from the College of Education were honored for their academic achievement and contributions to scholarship at the 2015 Commencement Celebration. Thirteen students were celebrated for their outstanding contributions to the College of Education during the 2014-2015 academic year; and 11 students earned the distinction of graduating …

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Faculty and staff honored for service, leadership and research

AUGUSTA, GA – Faculty and staff from the College of Education were honored for their service, research and leadership at the 2015 Commencement Celebration. Dr. Megan Buning, Dr. Graeme Connolly, Dr. Craig Cooper, Dr. Paulette Harris, Dr. Rebecca Harper, Quentin Hunter, Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo, Matt Marcano, Dr. Laura Rychly, Dr. …

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Kinesiology sophomore wins Peach Belt Inspiration Award

AUGUSTA, GA  – Georgia Regents University sophomore softball player Kristen Millswas presented with the Peach Belt Conference Inspiration Award at the league’s annual meetings in Hilton Head on Tuesday.  Mills received the award, only the third ever handed out by the conference, for her extraordinary courage and determination in returning …

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Paulette Harris receives Outstanding Faculty Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Georgia Regents University recognized distinguished faculty on March 19 at the GRU University Senate Faculty Recognition Ceremony. Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree-Walker Professor of Education in the Department of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Special Education, received the Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Education. As the Cree Walker …

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Prestige program helps student land teaching job

AUGUSTA, GA. – Because her mother, aunt, and uncle are all lawyers, Ashley Zappitell had always toyed with the idea of attending law school, but her love of science steered her toward chemistry and then forensics – at least until she realized she didn’t like the solitude of lab work. …

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Kuo to edit book on response to intervention approach

AUGUSTA, GA – To help improve the implementation of Response-to-Intervention (RTI) particularly in high-needs schools, educators are invited to submit a book chapter for publication consideration in the non-profit book: Supporting Response to Intervention (RTI) through Instructional Leadership. This book will be edited by Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo, Professor of Education, and graduate …

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College faculty share research findings, publish articles

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Graeme Connolly had his presentation, “The Coaching Approach of a Successful High School Softball Coach,” accepted for the 2015 Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Southern District Convention to be held Feb. 18-21 in Atlanta. The presentation is part of a larger research study called The …

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