Counseling Educational Leadership & Research

Faculty research focus of new College of Education colloquium

AUGUSTA, GA. – The first College of Education Research Colloquium will meet Oct. 2. Faculty from the departments of Counselor Education, Leadership & Research, Kinesiology & Health Science and Teacher Education will present their ongoing and completed research at 2 p.m. in University Hall, Room 356. All GRU faculty and …

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Hundreds attend September Literacy Summit

AUGUSTA, GA – More than 250 educators and community members turned out for the GRU Literacy Center’s September Literacy Summit on Sept. 12-13, which focused on the impact of autism and ADHD on literacy skills. “There are so many unanswered questions about autism,” said Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree-Walker Professor of …

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College faculty, staff share research results, promote scholarship

Drs. Paula Dohoney, Gordon Eisenman, Beth Pendergraft and Judi Wilson attended the Transforming Educator Preparation (TEP) Conference in Atlanta on Sept. 2-4. Dr. Judi Wilson was an invited speaker at the 7th Annual State of Education Conference at the University of Georgia on Sept. 18. She presented “PreK-16 Partnerships for New …

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National experts to speak about autism, ADHD

AUGUSTA, GA – In May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 1 in 68 children is born with an autism spectrum disorder – a rate 30 percent higher than previously thought. In response to this growing need, the GRU College of Education’s Literacy Center and the CSRA Reading …

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Faculty share research and expertise across the nation

Counselor Education, Leadership & Research Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, has had an article published. The Global Science and Technology Forum International Journal on Education has published “Science and Culture – Inalienable co-determinants of human progress: Implications for science education and administration.” Dr. Olajide Agunloye, Professor of Counselor Education, …

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Professor offers insight into Nigerian abduction

Dr. Olajide Agunloye, professor in the Georgia Regents University College of Education, said last month’s abduction in Nigeria of 200 school girls is typical of the militants who are trying to instill fear in non-Muslims embracing education. Watch this video from WJBF.  

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Counselor Education faculty host workshops, publish research

Dr. Lurelia Hardy and Dr. Paulette Harris presented a paper along with Dr. Andrew Kemp from Teacher Education at the Eastern Education Research Conference, Feb 19-22, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla. Dr. Hardy and Dr. Harris held an Adult Financial Literacy Workshop at the GRU Literacy Center’s White – Jenkins Elementary School …

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Literacy Center wins $15,000 grant

Above: Dr. Paulette Harris (right), founder and director of the GRU Literacy Center, speaks at the recent dedication of the center’s Little Free Library. The GRU College of Education Literacy Center has been awarded a $15,000 grant by the Creel-Harrison Foundation to fund technology improvements at the facility. “We were delighted, …

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Counselor Education faculty win awards, lecture at conferences

The 13th Cross-Cultural Counseling and Education Conference for Research, Action and Change was held in Savannah, Georgia Feb. 7-8. Several faculty and students from the Department of Counselor Education, Leadership, and Research presented and attended this year’s conference. Among the presenters were: Dr. Richard Deaner and student Summer Allen, whose presentation was entitled, “Reality TV: …

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Literacy Center unveils Little Free Library

(Above, Jim Rozelle unveils the little free library he constructed for the GRU Literacy Center, while members of the Daughters of the American Revolution look on. A gallery of photos follows at the end of this article.) On Feb. 10, Georgia Regents University dedicated its newest community library, which features no …

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