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Kinesiology student leads fitness initiative during internship

AUGUSTA, GA. – John Felak had a lot of good things to say about his most recent intern. The Program Coordinator with North Augusta Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services worked with College of Education kinesiology graduate Jessica (Carpenter) Kottkamp for nine months as she finished her senior year and strove to gain …

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Give to your passion at Augusta University

Whether you give because you love our patients, kids, athletes, students or the GRU community, your donations are powerful! Through the IGRU (I’m Giving. Are You?) campaign, you donate your gift right where you want it to go! For Dena Pickett, the decision to give is an easy one. “I …

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Alumni Barbecue will feature food, fun and fireworks

Open to the public, the annual GRU Alumni Barbecue and Celebration will be Friday, Oct. 9, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the D. Douglas Barnard, Jr., Amphitheatre on the Summerville campus. This year’s event, which is the culmination of the IGRU campaign, features food by local favorite, Sconyers Bar-B-Que, live music, …

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Literacy Center launches play season with ‘Stone Soup’

When her people cannot work together, one cunning queen finds a way to teach them how. The Augusta University Literacy Center will present “Stone Soup,” the classic fable about sharing and cooperation, on Sept. 23 at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater. In the play, a benevolent ruler notices some of her …

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Kinesiology professor brings cycling expertise to Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA – Cycling is a growth sport, expects to double in revenue in the next five years, according to an industry report by IBISWorld. Dr. Amos Meyers, newly hired Assistant Professor of Kinesiology in the GRU College of Education, hopes to encourage that interest here in Augusta. “I study …

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Alumni dominate Teacher of the Year awards in Columbia County

AUGUSTA, GA. – For the second year in a row, all of the Columbia County Board of Education Teacher of the Year finalists are graduates of the Georgia Regents University College of Education. Teacher of the Year finalists are: Bonnie Belanger (Ed.S., 2012), Stevens Creek Elementary; Heather Graves (M.Ed., 2009), Martinez Elementary; Jenna Gurley (B.S.Ed., 2005), Westmont Elementary; Evan …

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GRU Literacy Center to open two satellite centers

(Above: Dr. Paulette Harris [far right] and members of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the unveiling of the GRU Literacy Center’s little free library.) AUGUSTA, GA. – Just in time for the school year, the GRU Literacy Center announced that it will open two new locations to serve …

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Education students present research at international conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Three GRU College of Education students recently presented their research at the International Literacy Association’s annual conference in St. Louis, Mo. The students – Adam Aldridge, Eriq Hearn, and Alexis Wren – are all enrolled in the university’s  I.M.A.T. program and two are PRESTIGE scholars. The ILA, a …

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