To get a better grasp of children’s health, College of Education & Human Development doctoral student Elgin Andrews is working with After-School All-Stars Atlanta — a program run by the Department of Kinesiology and Health that provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro Atlanta area — to study how curriculum and policy can be geared toward urban youth to increase their overall health.
Georgia State University recruited Joanne R. Nurss in 1969 to start the Early Childhood Education department (now known as Early Childhood and Elementary Education). She spent most of her career educating teachers and working in programs for young children, adult literacy, and English as an additional language.
During her time at GSU she conducted extensive… more »
The College of Education and Human Development Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship recognizes outstanding scholarly accomplishments and academic potential of newly-admitted doctoral students. Recipients of these four-year fellowships embody the highest standards of scholarship in our graduate programs.
Risa Palm Provost Paul Alberto Dean Christine Thomas Program Director Tattiana Hardrick Project Manager Qualyn McIntyre Atlanta Public Schools Brian Thomas Physics and Astronomy Ollie Manley Science Education Kyle Frantz Neuroscience Casonya Johnson Biology Suazette Reid Mooring Chemistry Pier Junor Clarke Mathematics Education Draga Vidakovic Mathematics and Statistics Renee Schwartz Science Education Noreen… more »
Established by Dr. Beverly J. Armento, Professor Emerita of Social Studies Education and former chair of the former Department of Middle-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology, to honor doctoral students who have a commitment to improving pedagogy in teaching and teacher education. The recipients will each receive a $1,000 award.
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 which Dr. Blaney valued so highly. The recipient will receive a $500 scholarship.
Given to a graduate student in recognition of leadership, scholarship and activities in urban education settings that have improved – and demonstrate promise to continue improving – the educational context and/or student development and learning in these settings. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.