Awards & Accolades

Education major leads student org to success

The student organization ONE at GRU won a recent campus challenge from their national organization, hosting a legislative event and documentary screening. Chapter founder and president, Joshua Ibarra, from Evans, Ga., majors in political science with a secondary education certificate. He said the event and the organization give students an …

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Wilson wins distinguished faculty award

Georgia Regents University professor Dr. Judi Wilson was honored at the University Senate Spring Assembly on March 14 as the recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Award for the College of Education. “In addition to an active research agenda with presentations nationally and internationally, Dr. Wilson is an outstanding teacher, mentor …

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Teacher Ed faculty present research, work for grants

Dr. Stacie Pettit published research in the Spring 2014 edition of “Sunshine State TESOL Journal.” The paper is called “Middle School Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs about ELLs in Mainstream Classrooms.” Click here to read the article, which begins on page 25. “The Journal of Social Studies Research” accepted Dr. Juan Walker‘s …

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Holiday donations fill shelter for victims of domestic abuse

AUGUSTA, GA. – Through the generosity of Georgia Regents University faculty and staff, the College of Education collected thousands of dollars of toys and toiletries in our Home for the Holidays donation drive for SafeHomes of Augusta (photos below). The College of Education undertook its first-ever holiday donation drive in …

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Yamaguchi awarded grant for research presentation

Dr. Misato Yamaguchi, Professor of Education at Georgia Regents University, was awarded a $500 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning grant to give two presentations at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference in St. Louis, Mo. Her paper, “Online Autobiographies and Discussions in Global/Multicultural Education: Creating a Safe …

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GRU ranked among the best in Georgia for teacher education

AUGUSTA, Ga.- Georgia Regents University has been named one of the state’s top universities for teacher education by the Online College Database, the most current and comprehensive source for U.S. college and university data. In the Online College Database’s new ranking, “Top Colleges in Georgia Shaping the Next Generation,” the …

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Two GRU alumni win New Teacher grants

Above left photo, Adrienne Mundy McKnight (R) stands with Dr. Susan Edwards (L). She teaches social studies at Langford Middle School in Richmond County. Edwards is the middle grades program coordinator. Above right photo, Michael Garrison (L) teaches science at Columbia Middle School in Columbia County. The two GRU alums …

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Faculty boast success in Department of Teacher Education

AUGUSTA, GA. – COE Faculty in the Department of Teacher Education have been active in research and professional organizations. Dr. Susan Edwards gave two presentations at the national conference of the Association for Middle Level Educators in Minneapolis, Minn., in November. She presented “Purposeful discussions in middle grades education classrooms:  Requiring …

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