Counseling Educational Leadership & Research

Harris publishes book on effective literacy techniques

AUGUSTA, GA. – After decades of leading the nationally recognized Augusta University Literacy Center, Dr. Paulette Harris has finally bound all of her tricks and tips for getting children and adults to read into a handbook for parents and practitioners. “Leading Literacy Programs: Proven Practices” was just printed by Stipes …

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Professor wins Regents’ highest teaching honor

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr. Richard Deaner, professor of counselor education at Augusta University, has been selected to receive the 2016 University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award. Created in 1996, the Regents’ Awards program recognizes the finest among the USG faculty who significantly improve student success …

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Faculty will present at premier national research conference

(Above: AERA President Joyce E. King addresses the 2015 convention. Click to see more photos from AERA 2015)  AUGUSTA, GA. – Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference in Washington, D.C., in April 2016. …

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College of Education will host exhibit promoting peace

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host a free, two-day exhibit called “Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World” in the JSAC Breezeway on the Summerville campus Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. Illustrating the importance of building a culture of peace at …

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CSI organizes drive to benefit local food bank

AUGUSTA, GA. – One in five Georgians are food insecure, according to the Georgia Food Bank Association – meaning that they don’t always know where they will find their next meal. To combat that, the Augusta University chapter of Chi Sigma Iota has organize a canned food drive for the …

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Literacy Center will show ‘The Ant and the Grasshopper’

AUGUSTA, GA. – The classic Aesop fable about the perils of laziness and the importance of charity will come to life Oct. 14 as the Augusta University Literacy Center presents “The Ant and the Grasshopper” at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater. In this modernized, updated version of the play, a playful grasshopper wastes away …

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GRU Literacy Center to open two satellite centers

(Above: Dr. Paulette Harris [far right] and members of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the unveiling of the GRU Literacy Center’s little free library.) AUGUSTA, GA. – Just in time for the school year, the GRU Literacy Center announced that it will open two new locations to serve …

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