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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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College will host Georgia’s first STEAM competition

A new competition, the first of its kind in Georgia, will give students in grades 4-8 the opportunity to apply the things they’re learning in the context of either engineering or art. Conceptualized by Dr. Ashley Gess and made possible by the contributions of sponsors and collaborators across the state, the MINDFRAME competition will …

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College will host Kinesiology Research Day

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host Kinesiology Research Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The day will highlight research from undergraduate and graduate kinesiology students. Dr. Claudio Battaglini, professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at …

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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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Kinesiology student and professor study impact of ketones on golf

AUGUSTA, GA – Additional benefits to the trending ketogenic diet may soon be clearer, thanks to research being conducted by Dr. Maleah Holland, professor of kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, and Grant Blume, junior kinesiology student. Blume has been awarded the Southern Regional Honors Council Student Scholars …

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