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Associate professor appointed to international books award committee

March 16, 2020
Jennifer Graff was recently appointed to serve on the U.S. Board on Books for Young People's Outstanding International Books Award Committee.

UGA College of Education named for Mary Frances Early

February 26, 2020
The University of Georgia held a ceremony Tuesday to celebrate the naming of the College of Education in honor of Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate and a pioneering music educator.

Amazing Student: Phaidra Buchanan

February 17, 2020
Foundation Fellow and future educator Phaidra Buchanan has taken advantage of all the “out-of-this-world opportunities” UGA offers, from study abroad programs to research opportunities.

Assistant professor quoted on Trae Young’s All-Star nod

February 10, 2020
Young's participation in the All-Star Game provides exposure for the Hawks and an opportunity for ownership to improve the team’s quality, said assistant professor Steven Salaga.

Amazing Student: Janelle Hampton

January 24, 2020
Early childhood education major Janelle Hampton is passionate about her career choice as a teacher. “I want to help make an impact in the education system, and I believe that starts right in the classroom.”

UGA College of Education ranked 5th in country for online degrees

January 14, 2020
The College continues to rank among the nation’s top online graduate degree programs, according to U.S. News & World Report.

UGA rises to top of class for educator prep programs

December 16, 2019
The College of Education’s educator preparation programs have received high marks from a new state effectiveness measure of how well candidates were prepared for their careers.

Russian Flagship Program cultural event series explores traditions and histories

December 10, 2019
The inaugural series aims to introduce students to diverse communities where Russian is spoken widely in business, government, education and other cultural contexts.

Associate professor featured in U.S. Department of Education newsletter

December 6, 2019
Last summer, John Mativo, an associate professor in the department of career and information studies, embarked on a trip to Tanzania, which included workshops with educators on robotics education.

Assistant professor quoted on sports betting in Georgia

December 6, 2019
Steven Salaga, an assistant professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently quoted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle about the relationship between local viewership and online betting.