Awards & Accolades

Kinesiology students earn ADA Academic Achievement Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association released their Academic Achievement Award winners on Aug. 22, with several GRU College of Education students-athletes making the list. Becky Newhouse and Scott Shipman are both graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree program, and are now enrolled in the Master …

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Kristen Koch, kinesiology major, named preseason All-Conference

AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta volleyball senior Kristen Koch  (Niceland, Fla.) is one of seven in the entire Peach Belt Conference to be named to the 2014 preseason All-Conference team, the Peach Belt office announced Friday afternoon. Koch headlines the returning Jaguar offense as the team gets ready for their 2014 season …

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Columbia County teacher of the year finalists all GRU grads

AUGUSTA, GA. – Columbia County Board of Education released the list of the finalists for 2014 Teacher of the Year, alongside the winner for the 2014 Media Specialist of the Year. All of the professionals recognized are graduates of Georgia Regents University. Media Specialist of the Year is Delta Casey …

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Armstrong accepted into Google Teacher Academy

AUGUSTA, GA. – Jennifer Armstrong, manager of the Georgia Regents University Instructional Resource Center, has been accepted into the Google Teacher Academy, to be held in June in Atlanta. Approximately 35 innovative educators from 15 states and four countries were selected to attend the session in Atlanta, based on the merits of their …

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Faculty honored by Center for Teaching and Learning

College of Education faculty were honored at the annual Celebration of Faculty on April 30 at the Pinnacle Club. Dr. Susan Edwards, Dr. Stacie Pettit, and Dr. Misato Yamaguchi were each awarded a Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, to encourage faculty to engage in research. Edwards presented “Purposeful Discussions in …

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Kinesiology shares events, research

Dr. Craig Cooper was awarded the Faculty Award by the Georgia Regents University Student Government Association at the organization’s banquet at Savannah Rapids Pavilion on April 22. Dr. Lurelia Hardy presented “Student Perception of Required Exercise in Online Wellness “ at the 2014 University System of Georgia Teaching and Learning …

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Group awards grant to Literacy Center

 Women in Philanthropy for the CSRA hosted its 6th Annual Meeting and Grants Awards presentation on March 28, and awarded $9,162.50 to the GRU Literacy Center. The grant will help support the Path 2 Math 4 Girls project, a hands-on mathematical literacy camp for girls in grades 5-8. The WIP grant will go …

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Dean to speak to state representatives at national conference

Dr. Cindi Chance, Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Regents University, has been invited to speak to the Advisory Council of State Representatives in a session titled “Reforming Educator Preparation: Perspectives from State Chapter Leaders” during the 2014 State Leaders Institute in Washington, D.C. in June. Chance will …

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