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College hosts holiday party for children with special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education’s Special Education Club (SPED Club) hosted a holiday party for children with special needs on Friday, Dec. 9. Nearly 60 people attended, and enjoyed crafts, games, treats, holiday music, and a visit from Santa Claus, as played by the college’s own Dr. …

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Education professor profiled for teaching excellence by Augusta Chronicle

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence announced the recipients of the 2016 Augusta University Teaching Excellence Awards. Dr. Rebecca Harper, Dept. of Advanced Studies and Innovation, College of Education and Graduate School, received the Augusta University Individual Teaching Excellence Award. This award honors a full-time member …

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Register now for three upcoming integrative STEAM workshops

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host an educators’ workshop, “Laying Tracks: A Foundation for Integrative STEM/STEAM Instruction,” in a series of four seminars in 2017. See dates below. Dr. Ashley Gess, professor of education, has created a year-long, three-part workshop with follow-up through December of 2017 that will …

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Kinesiology student advances in national fencing rankings

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre medaled in competition in Men’s Epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20, placing 8th overall and maintaining his A rating. “If you get an A rating in New Jersey means you’re really …

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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 student to compete at fencing regional tournament

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre will compete in epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20. Currently ranked 13th in Georgia after only two tournaments this year, McIntyre goes into the USA Fencing Durkan Rooster Division 1A …

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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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College hosts Principals’ Panel for education majors

AUGUSTA, GA. – About 50 students and community members attended the College Middle Level Association’s (CMLA) Principal’s Panel on Nov. 16, featuring four principals from area schools who talked about their paths to education careers and what they are looking for when hiring new teachers. Click here to enjoy photos …

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Kinesiology students present research at state conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Two senior Kinesiology students presented with Dr. Graeme Connolly at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Nov. 6-8. Jordan Bickett and Roderick Bolden Jr. spoke on “Effective Coaching Practices of State Championship Winning …

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