Awards & Accolades

Professor named president of national educational organization

Dr. Molly Quinn, Professor of Education at Augusta University, has been elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (AAACS). “Curriculum studies is, very basically, scholarship on what should be taught in schools. What knowledge should be in the curriculum, and how do we make those …

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Kemp receives Excellence in Teaching award

The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi chapter at Augusta University, recently honored Dr. Drew Kemp, professor of education, with the Excellence in Teaching Award. The award is given to individuals who teach with passion and inspire students beyond the classroom; demonstrate dedication to developing students beyond academic …

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Dr. Simona Murph named Distinguished Alum and Presidential Alum

AUGUSTA, GA –As Principal Scientist at Savannah River National Laboratories, Dr. Simona Hunyadi Murph specializes in nanomaterials research, and travels the world to share her findings and technological advances with others. She is a former science educator who transitioned her career to STEM exploration. She could wallpaper her living room with the …

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Four Education alumni named to Jag20 awards

AUGUSTA, GA. – They are educators, they are administrators, they are coaches, they are faculty, they are staff, and they are Jaguars. Among the four College of Education alumni honored with a Jag 20 Award this year, no two are alike. But all have upheld the values of Augusta University, …

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Wilson named national scorer for student teacher assessments

AUGUSTA, GA – For the past four years, Dr. Judi Wilson worked to ensure that Augusta University’s teacher candidates were ready when Georgia implemented edTPA education majors in Fall of 2015. EdTPA is the new pre-service teacher performance assessment developed by the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity. Wilson and the …

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