Awards & Accolades

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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Student earns position on national advisory committee

AUGUSTA, GA. – Tevin Middleton, a student in the Masters of Education in school counseling program in the College of Education, has been named a member of the National Education Association (NEA) Aspiring Educator’s National Advisory Committee. “I was very excited to learn that I had been chosen,” Middleton said. “We’ll …

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Kemp publishes compilation of stories, advice

AUGUSTA, GA. – New faculty members often feel overwhelmed by change when they start their careers. There are colleagues to meet, research agendas to set, classes to manage, students to mentor, committees to chair and more. That first year can wreak havoc on their lives. “No matter what support system …

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Inaugural MINDFRAME competition crushes expectations

AUGUSTA, GA. – A new competition, the first of its kind in Georgia, gave students in grades 4-8 the opportunity to apply the things they’re learning in the context of either engineering or art on Oct. 6 at Augusta University. Conceptualized by Dr. Ashley Gess and made possible by the contributions of …

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Elementary Education wins Program Teaching Excellence Award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Elementary Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education was recently honored at the Augusta University Teaching Excellence Awards for Program Teaching Excellence. The honor is given to a program or department that “promotes, supports and recognizes excellence in teaching and in service to students.” Elementary Education was noted for innovation and …

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