Afrika Hamilton, from Macon, GA has a helping spirit. While an undergraduate at Mercer University, she interned at The Methodist Home. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s in psychology, she took a year off to figure out how she would like to be an arbiter of change in the world.
Meet Misty Nelson, a Gates Millennium Scholar and School Psychology M.Ed./Ed.S. student. She’s an Atlanta native who grew up in a two-bedroom, 800 square foot home with ten people.
Assistant professor Laura Shannonhouse and Mary Chase Mize, a doctoral student, introduced Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) to representatives from several organizations who work with aging adults.
CEHD Highlights features Tiffany McNary, director of the Play Therapy Training Institute and clinical assistant professor at Georgia State University.
Kate McPhee was selected to receive the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship, which supports doctoral students as they complete their dissertations and allows them the opportunity to minimize other obligations.
“Each day, I use the skills I acquired in the educational policy studies program to design and execute evaluations that draw upon my training as both a qualitative and quantitative methodologist.”
“I chose Educational Policy Studies because I see policy as a strong vehicle to systemic change in education,” said Amber Mason. Read her story and how the program changed her life.
Students in Associate Professor Ewa McGrail’s Children and Adolescent Literature course spent spring semester studying literature from a wide range of genres […]