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Literacy Center hosts successful children’s play

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University Literacy Center hosted several hundred children on Sept. 14 for a production of “The Tortoise and the Hare” by Porkchop Productions. Schools from the surrounding counties sent dozens of children apiece to enjoy the engaging story designed to promote love and interest in literature and …

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College hosts LASER Talk focused on STEAM education

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education partnered with the Department of Art to host a second LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom on the university’s Summerville Campus. More than 100 people attended the forum, part of …

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New professor passionate about special education training

AUGUSTA, GA. – As the needs of schoolchildren and adolescents change over time, so will the necessary skills and requirements for teachers. Dr. Michael Berg, new professor of education in the Augusta University College of Education, brings his passion for special education to the curriculum at a time when American …

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Children’s play series begins Sept. 14

AUGUSTA, GA. – Through the generosity of a grant from Dollar General, the Augusta University Literacy Center will present its annual series of children’s play to audiences for free this year. The 2016-17 series kicks off Sept. 14 at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater with a modern twist on the classic fable, “The …

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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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