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AU professor remembers educator mother

Thank you to our friends at The Augusta Chronicle for this beautiful story about our own wonderful Dr. Rebecca Harper, associate professor at Augusta University, and how she chose to honor her late mother, Dr. Gayle Sims Lee. Click here to read it in full. Interested in supporting this scholarship? Donate here: https://www.augusta.edu/giving/coe.php.

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WFXG: Augusta University professor shares memories of her mother

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) – In honor of Mother’s Day, one Augusta University Associate Professor reflects on the impact her mother left behind.  “My mother was a strong lady,” Dr. Rebecca G. Harper says.  It’s been four years since Dr. Harper’s mother, Dr. Gayle Sims Lee unexpectedly passed away from brain cancer. …

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Giving back to the game a hallmark of research

Dr. Megan (Matthews) Buning is one of South Carolina softball’s all-time greats, and now she has found a unique way to give back to the game. A former coach who now also spends time in the SEC Network broadcast booth, Buning’s full-time job is as an Associate Professor of Research …

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Kinesiology student named to BOR Academic Recognition Day

AUGUSTA — Jordan Hendricks, a 21-year-old graduating senior in the Bachelor of Science Kinesiology degree program, has been named the Augusta University representative to the Board of Regents 2020 Academic Recognition Day on Feb. 11. “It’s a great honor. It means a lot to be recognized for all I’ve done during …

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AU on a mission to recruit more African-American teachers

Augusta University says they are on a mission to recruit more African-American male teachers. It’s a big initiative by the university that is spreading statewide. There is research to prove this is needed. According to AU, there is only one African-American male student teaching candidate of the 50 in their …

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WRDW: Incentives help to turn troops into teachers

Transitioning from military to civilian life can be a challenge for our brave troops. The Augusta University College of Education is proud to help soldiers, sailers, marines, airmen, and more, who possess excellent leadership and organization skills, to continue to serve our country in schools across the nation. Thank you to all …

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