Events

Celebrate Pride Month with author series

Eight award-winning and groundbreaking authors representing both literary excellence and LGBTQ+ pride will talk about literature and life at Augusta University’s College of Education. Registration is now open for the Pride Month Author Series, hosted by the Augusta University Writing Project. The series is a continuation of the AU Writing …

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Kinesiology student chosen as Commencement speaker

Tammy Eboigbe, a graduating senior in the kinesiology degree program in the Augusta University College of Education, has been selected as Commencement Speaker for the 9 a.m. ceremony on May 13. “It felt unbelievable being accepted to speak because, growing up, I didn’t talk much — some may say I’m an introvert,” …

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Free virtual cybersecurity camps offered this summer

Augusta University and the Department of Defense are offering two virtual, no-cost or reduced-cost computer science and cybersecurity camps for students this summer, and registration opens May 1. Dr. Ashley Gess, assistant professor of STEAM education in the College of Education, alongside Dr. Michael Nowatkowski, associate professor with the School of Computer and …

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STEAMIFY grand prize winners receive 3D printers from Augusta University

Dr. Ashley Gess, assistant professor of STEAM education in the College of Education at Augusta University, proudly presented 3D printers to the two grand prize-winning teams of this year’s STEAMIFY competition this week. The STEAMIFY winning teams were from North Harlem Elementary and Greenbrier Middle schools in Columbia County. “These two teams were awarded …

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Winners announced in Augusta University’s virtual STEAMIFY competition

Earlier this month, Dr. Ashley Gess, assistant professor of STEAM education in the College of Education at Augusta University, proudly announced the winners of this year’s virtual STEAMIFY competition. “We’ve had another wonderful year of STEAMIFY and COVID didn’t stop us,” Gess said during the virtual announcement of the winners on March 6. “We brought …

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Cyber camps aim to increase training for educators and students

Augusta University and the Department of Defense are offering two virtual, no-cost or reduced-cost computer science and cybersecurity camps for educators and students this summer to fire up interest and learning for all who participate. Dr. Ashley Gess, assistant professor of STEAM education in the College of Education, alongside Dr. Michael Nowatkowski, …

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Celebrate counselors during National School Counseling Week

When College of Education alumna Elesha Ellison (M.Ed., 2009) was named the statewide School Counselor of the Year by the Palmetto State School Counselor Association (PSSCA), it couldn’t have come at a better time of the year. This week is National School Counseling Week, held in conjunction with the American …

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STEAMIFY goes virtual for 2020-21 school year, but still growing

While the STEAMIFY competition will be held virtually for the 2020-21 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Augusta University is partnering with the South Carolina Afterschool Alliance to reach more students. Just this week, the STEM Next Opportunity Fund, which is an organization dedicated to bringing high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning …

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