Alumni News

College of Education earns three national honors

The Augusta University College of Education earned three national awards honoring excellence in middle grades education at the annual conference for the Association for Middle Level Education from Nov. 7-9 in Nashville, Tennessee. AU emerged from a national pool of distinguished professionals and educators to capture Outstanding Professor of Middle Grades Education for Dr. Stacie Pettit, …

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Recent alumni already breaking records

Two of our recent grads – Oladipupo Dada and Andrew Lukas – are already making an impact. Dada and Lukas are two of our kinesiology alumni, now both graduate students in the Master of Public Health program. They’re breaking records with creative and engaging work with Augusta University Campus Recreation! Click here to read …

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College names Karyn Warren 2018 Distinguished Alumna

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga. — Karyn Warren has spent nearly 20 years in service to special education students in the Augusta area. A three-time graduate of Augusta University and special education classroom teacher at Greenbrier High School in Columbia County, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 …

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Education graduate named Outstanding Young Alumna

By Kashalah Robinson AUGUSTA, Ga.—Augusta native Ann Sturkey has spent the last 15 years making a difference in student lives. Working within the community as a teacher and now administrator as the School for Arts-Infused Learning (SAIL) Charter School, she has been named the College of Education’s 2018 Outstanding Young …

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Richmond County names teachers of the year

AUGUSTA, GA – Augusta University College of Education alum Brigitte Holmes (B.S., 2002) has been named one of five finalists for Richmond County School System’s Teacher of the Year award. Holmes is a biology and forensics science teacher at Hephzibah High School. More than two dozen other Augusta University alumni …

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Alumna takes teaching job in Japan

By Nick Garrett Try fitting everything you own into two 50-pound bags, a 30-pound carry-on and a 20-pound backpack. It isn’t easy. Augusta University alumna Michelle Bureau (BA ’15) learned that the hard way earlier this summer when she embarked on what could potentially be a five-year stay in Yosano-cho, …

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Alum wins prestigious teaching fellowship

Sabrina Jones, a 2004 graduate of Augusta University, has been awarded a 2016 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Georgia Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship was designed to address a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) teachers in Georgia. “I have chosen to focus on middle school science, because this is …

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