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3D art students create collaborative public project for College of Education

Following more than a year of preparation for an interactive artwork display based on Georgia Southern University’s bald eagle mascot, “Birds of a Feather” is now on display in the College of Education’s (COE) classroom building on the Statesboro Campus. “We discussed how the College and University host numerous events in this location, and it […]

Georgia Southern alumna encourages rural students to take to the skies with drone technology curriculum

La’Quata Sumter (’13, ’18), has taught, led the online education efforts of colleges, authored a book and is in the final stages of a doctoral degree. However, when she evaluated her success, she realized what she wanted most was to return to her roots, offering rural minority students access to STEM fields — with the […]

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Sharon Subreenduth joins as Georgia Southern’s new Dean of the College of Education

On July 1, Sharon Subreenduth, Ph.D., took the reins as the new Dean of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University. “I am excited to be joining a University and College on the move,” said Subreenduth. “There is so much energy and innovation sparked by new collaborations within and outside of the University. I […]

Georgia Southern’s STEM outreach unit has new name

The Center for STEM Education (i2STEMed) is the new moniker for the College of Education’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education outreach unit. Previously known as the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe), the Center has expanded partnerships over the last nine years to include local, state and international organizations. “Since being a part of […]

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Dean Heaston to retire June 30

After 30 years of service to Georgia Southern University, Amy Heaston, Ed.D., will retire at the end of June. Heaston began her career at Georgia Southern as an assistant professor of elementary education and rose in the ranks to earn tenure. She took the reins as acting chair of the then-Department of Early Childhood Education […]

COE staff member mentors creation of rural high school robotics team

Last summer, staff members of the Georgia Southern University Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education (i2STEMe) participated in the summer MATE ROV Workshop with hopes of helping guide local schools in underwater robotics and encourage participation in MATE ROV Competitions. Following the summer training, i2STEMe’s Mary Thaler paired with Metter High School (MHS) to launch their […]