Honors Day

Middle and Secondary Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Awards in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education are given to outstanding students in each discipline. Recipients are chosen by faculty based on academic achievement, teaching expertise, community service and a commitment to excellence.

Language and Literacy Education

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award (Language and Literacy Education)

Kamania Wynter Hoyte

Outstanding M.Ed. Student Award (Reading, Language and Literacy –… more »

Learning Technologies Division Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award

Presented to a doctoral student in the learning technologies discipline whose dissertation exemplifies original, innovative and meaningful scholarship, and makes an important contribution to the knowledge base in the field.

Wayne Dennison Dissertation Title: Critical Success Factors of Technological Innovation and Diffusion in Higher Education

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Presented to… more »

Kinesiology and Health Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Exercise Science Undergraduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the exercise science undergraduate degree program.

Jena Guida

Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the exercise science graduate degree program.

Matthew Beerse

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

For scholarship and extraordinary leadership in departmental and/or professional activities.

Toyin Ajisafe

Outstanding… more »

Educational Psychology and Special Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Glenn A. Vergason Scholarship

For advanced study in special education. The recipient received a $1,000 scholarship.

Chinnetta Buford

Outstanding Doctoral Student in Special Education

In recognition of outstanding scholarship, teaching and/or service in the special education doctoral degree program.

Adrienne Stuckey

Outstanding Master’s Student in Communication Sciences and Disorders

In recognition of outstanding scholarship and… more »

Educational Policy Studies Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Performance Based Educational Leadership Program Student Award

Given to a student in the educational leadership program who has demonstrated an outstanding ability to connect theoretical concepts with practical application in the classroom and workplace.

Melinda Kaye Springman

Outstanding Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership Student Award

Given to students who have exhibited academic excellence,… more »

Early Childhood Education Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Lorene Pilcher Outstanding Dissertation Award

In recognition of a dissertation of especially high quality and potential impact in the field of early childhood education.

Meghan Pendergast

Robert L. Blaney and Joe C. White Scholarship Award

In recognition of an outstanding student who best demonstrates the potential for excellence in teaching and who exemplifies those characteristics… more »

Counseling and Psychological Services Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Chet W. Harris Scholarship

Presented to a doctoral student in recognition of teaching, mentoring and modeling with care and compassion. The recipient of this award will receive an $800 scholarship.

Laura K. Rosenbaum

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

Presented to a doctoral student in recognition of academic performance, service to the department and professional promise.

Leslie… more »

College-Wide Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award

Established by College of Education alumni Dr. Melvin Hayden and Dr. Lucy Welzant Hayden to honor their parents, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Waldo Hayden, Sr. and Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Millart Waltz. This $1,000 award is presented to a doctoral student or graduate whose dissertation exhibits originality, clarity and effectiveness in the presentation… more »

Honors Day

Posted On August 16, 2013

The College of Education at Georgia State University seeks to honor its students for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the field of education. Each year, the COE recognizes these exceptional individuals and the contributions they’ve made to the university, college and the community at its Honors Day Ceremony.

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