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New professor will enhance special education training

AUGUSTA, GA – As the needs of students in the schools change over time, schools work to be more responsive to those needs. Dr. Jessica Simpson’s work in education and in training new educators is on the forefront of those changes, enhancing inclusivity and removing barriers to education. Inspired by …

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College of Education student-athletes earn academic honors

Seven College of Education student-athletes were honored by the Division 2 Athletic Directors Association with the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award.     Jordan Bickett, a Kinesiology major, competes for the Jaguar volleyball team. She is a native of Tallahassee, Fla.       Brianna Dickens, a Kinesiology major, competes for the …

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Alumna takes teaching job in Japan

By Nick Garrett Try fitting everything you own into two 50-pound bags, a 30-pound carry-on and a 20-pound backpack. It isn’t easy. Augusta University alumna Michelle Bureau (BA ’15) learned that the hard way earlier this summer when she embarked on what could potentially be a five-year stay in Yosano-cho, …

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Kinesiology leads university in undergraduate research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Students from the Augusta University College of Education recently presented research at the 4th annual Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Summer Scholars Symposium on July 21.                 The 2016 CURS Summer Scholars Program hosted 16 total projects, with the …

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Differently shaped chainrings not necessarily beneficial

AUGUSTA, GA. – If you had a secret weapon, would you use it? That is what Dr. Amos Meyers, Professor of Kinesiology, is trying to answer through his research on cycling equipment. One of the pieces of the bicycle that amateur cyclists and spectators may not consider is the impact …

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Center manager will present at international conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Jennifer Armstrong, manager of the College of Education’s Instructional Resource Center at Augusta University, has been selected to present in the Google Teaching Theater at International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo on June 27 in Denver, Colo. Armstrong will present “Digging into Data with …

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