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Education professor wins university’s teaching excellence award

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Rebecca Harper, professor of education, was recently awarded the Augusta University Individual Teaching Excellence Award. This award honors a full-time member of the teaching faculty who demonstrates a strong commitment to teaching and student success. Harper’s interests include content area literacy, student conceptualization of writing, teacher beliefs and critical literacy. …

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Kinesiology student to compete at fencing regional tournament

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre will compete in epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20. Currently ranked 13th in Georgia after only two tournaments this year, McIntyre goes into the USA Fencing Durkan Rooster Division 1A …

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Kinesiology major earns Peach Belt accolades

Congratulations to senior kinesiology major Jordan Bickett (above, second from left) for being named to the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team! Bickett is the definition of a scholar-athlete, as she is also one of the undergraduate students participating in research and scholarship through the Augusta University Center for Undergraduate …

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College hosts Principals’ Panel for education majors

AUGUSTA, GA. – About 50 students and community members attended the College Middle Level Association’s (CMLA) Principal’s Panel on Nov. 16, featuring four principals from area schools who talked about their paths to education careers and what they are looking for when hiring new teachers. Click here to enjoy photos …

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Kinesiology students present research at state conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Two senior Kinesiology students presented with Dr. Graeme Connolly at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Nov. 6-8. Jordan Bickett and Roderick Bolden Jr. spoke on “Effective Coaching Practices of State Championship Winning …

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College will host study abroad in Jamaica

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education will host a study abroad trip to Jamaica in April over Spring Break. Lead by Dr. Beth Pendergraft, professor of education, the program will focus on the Jamaican education system, and will give students an opportunity to travel, to immerse themselves in cultural …

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