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 

Kevin Powell

Outstanding M.Ed. Student Award – GOML (Reading, Language and Literacy – Reading Specialist)

Daniela… more »

Learning Technologies Division Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Presented to a doctoral student in the learning technologies discipline based on academic achievement, teaching expertise, community service and a commitment to excellence.

Erica Michelle Bass

Outstanding M.S. Student Award

Presented to a master’s student in the learning technologies discipline based on academic achievement, teaching expertise, community service and a commitment… 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.

Marcus Stetzer

Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Student

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

Ashlee Hamilton

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

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

Cory Baumann

Outstanding… more »

Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Glenn A. Vergason Scholarship

For advanced study in special education. The recipient received a $1,500 scholarship.

Kathleen Kimball

Amy R . Lederberg Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Psychology

In recognition of outstanding research contributions to the field of educational psychology. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Hanah Goldberg

Nicholas R. Castricone Award

Given… more »

Educational Policy Studies Awards

Posted On April 14, 2014

Outstanding Performance-Based Educational Leadership Program Student Award

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

Sonya V. Brown Jennifer P. Orr Ayodele D. Richardson

Outstanding Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership Student Award

Given to students who… 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.

Brandon Lewis

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 doctoral students in recognition of teaching, mentoring and modeling with care and compassion. The recipients of this award will each receive a $400 scholarship.

Onurkan Guvensel Sarah E. Kiperman

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

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