Alumni News

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 …

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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 …

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AU on a mission to recruit more African-American teachers

Augusta University says they are on a mission to recruit more African-American male teachers. It’s a big initiative by the university that is spreading statewide. There is research to prove this is needed. According to AU, there is only one African-American male student teaching candidate of the 50 in their …

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WRDW: Incentives help to turn troops into teachers

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a challenge for our brave troops. The Augusta University College of Education is proud to help soldiers, sailers, marines, airmen, and more, who possess excellent leadership and organization skills, to continue to serve our country in schools across the nation. Thank you to all …

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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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