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Education students to attend workshop on school testing

AUGUSTA, GA. – It’s a typical scene on a college campus: Students gathering with notebooks and laptops for a lecture from their professor. But on Nov. 17, teacher education students will be listening to other teachers talk about testing – a topic so important that President Barak Obama just issued …

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College of Education will host exhibit promoting peace

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host a free, two-day exhibit called “Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World” in the JSAC Breezeway on the Summerville campus Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. Illustrating the importance of building a culture of peace at …

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CSI organizes drive to benefit local food bank

AUGUSTA, GA. – One in five Georgians are food insecure, according to the Georgia Food Bank Association – meaning that they don’t always know where they will find their next meal. To combat that, the Augusta University chapter of Chi Sigma Iota has organize a canned food drive for the …

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Textbook author meets with class via video chat

AUGUSTA, GA. – From the projection screen on the wall, Dr. Brian D. Schultz loomed large over the students in Dr. Drew Kemp’s Impacting Instruction class. “I’m not saying these solutions will work for all of you, but they are examples of ways I tried to help my students,” he …

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2016 ISL Conference Seeks Proposals

AUGUSTA, GA. – The GRU College of Education (soon to be Augusta University) is accepting proposals for the 2016 Impacting Student Learning Conference though Nov. 2. Click here to view the proposal application. The ISL Conference will be Saturday, March 5 at the GRU Summerville campus in University Hall, and …

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Alum chosen as an ‘Inspirational Woman in STEM’

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Simona Murph (Ed.S., 2012), Principal Scientist at Savannah River National Lab, has been named by the U.S. Department of Energy as an Inspirational Woman in STEM. The recognition is awarded to women whose work and achievements are encouraging a new generation of women to consider careers …

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Alum uses chess to teach life skills to at-risk youth

Above (L-R): SaKeidra Cobb, Dan Watts (ELA Teacher), John L. Dykes Jr., Jamorya Jenkins and Dylan Laws AUGUSTA, GA – When Dr. Thaddeus Shubert, professional school counselor at the Burke County Academy of Success Life Center (BCASLC), researched ways to help his alternative school students develop into productive citizens and …

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Alum places second in state teaching awards

Robyn Eackloff, Language Arts teacher at the Columbia County Alternative School (CCAS), was recently named runner-up by the Georgia Association of Alternative Education (GAAE) 2015-16 Teacher of the Year awards. She is a 1990 graduate of Georgia Regents University, with a B.A. in English with a minor in education. Eackloff, who …

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Alum chosen for NAEA board seat

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Ja’net Bishop, Principal of the Columbia County Alternative School, has been appointed as a Board Member of the National Alternative Education Association (NAEA) for 2015-2017. Bishop is a 1998 graduate of the Georgia Regents University (soon to be Augusta University) College of Education Ed.S. program, and …

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