Archives

Alum gives birth to first child during pandemic

In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, preparing for labor and delivery may be more stressful than exciting for pregnant women. Are hospitals safe with possible COVID-19 positive patients in the vicinity? Will family be allowed to share the experience and provide support? What to expect with the new …

Read More »

WRDW News Channel 12 features Dr. Kim Barker

Dr. Kim Barker lent her expert advice to a story on WRDW News Channel 12 on Nov. 18. Reporter Kennedi Harris asked her for help in advising teachers and parents on how to keep kids engaged and on track while learning from home. Enjoy the story!

Read More »

Alumna establishes education scholarship with $10,000 gift

A new scholarship established at Augusta University supports students who aspire to a career in special education. Today, on Augusta University’s inaugural Giving Day, the College of Education celebrates veteran educator Ruth Ann (Joseph) Vericella and her gift of an endowed scholarship for AU education students. Vericella is a 1987 …

Read More »

AU Writing Project assists GaDOE with professional development

The Augusta University Writing Project (AUWP), led by Dr. Rebecca G. Harper, has conducted more than a dozen training webinars for the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) in September. Teachers, instructional coaches, and administrators from all over the state, as well as Georgia Department of Education staff, have attended the …

Read More »

New faculty profile: Focus on the student experience will help improve instruction

In any classroom, the ultimate goal is to transmit new knowledge or skills to students. But with technology, circumstances, and society changing rapidly, so proven methodologies must change with them. Dr. Rhia Moreno, who joins the College of Education as an Assistant Professor of Education in the Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation, has spent her career studying best practices from …

Read More »

New faculty profile: Flood impacts educators with grounded approach

As demographics shift in the U.S., new research and tools will be needed to track and analyze the needs of future generations of students and their families – and to inform educators on how to meet those needs. Dr. Lee Flood, who joins the College of Education as Assistant Professor of Research in the Department of …

Read More »

WRDW: Leaders share concerns over safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – We’ve been focused on parents and how they’re taking the news of schools’ plans to reopen. But what about teachers? They aren’t the ones making the decisions, but they’re certainly affected by them. It’s almost time to head back to school, but there are still some …

Read More »

College names outstanding students in degree programs

The Augusta University College of Education is proud to announce the 2020 Outstanding Student Awards recipients who are being honored for their work during the 2019-2020 academic year. The outstanding student awards are presented to recognize students who have excelled in their programs and exhibit high academic achievement, career readiness, …

Read More »