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  • Counseling Psychologist Fayth Parks, Ph.D., retires in Dec.
    After 19 years of service to Georgia Southern University and over 40 years as a counseling psychology professional, Fayth Parks, Ph.D., retired in December from her role as professor of counselor education in the College of Education.  Parks served the College and University program through various roles and committees during her tenure including: coordinator for […]
  • COE alumnae receive mentorship awards
    Each year, the Georgia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (GACTE), recognizes the efforts of teachers who mentor college students pursuing careers in education. Nine teacher mentors are recognized annually, with each of the Georgia Department of Education’s (GaDOE) P-20 Collaboratives selecting an awardee.  This year, four of the nine Georgia Mentor Teacher Award recipients […]
  • Co-directors begin roles for Georgia Southern University’s new youth research center
    This month, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Ed.D., and Chad Posick, Ph.D., assume their roles as the co-directors of Georgia Southern University’s National Youth Resilience and Advocacy (NYAR) Research Center. Announced last fall, the NYAR Research Center, housed in the College of Education (COE), serves as an interdisciplinary research center to develop evidence-based practices supporting educators, community […]
  • Georgia Southern teacher preparation programs earn highest scores on state effectiveness measures
    Georgia Southern University earned a Level 4 rating, the highest available score, on the 2021 Teacher Preparation Program Effectiveness Measures (PPEMs) published by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). The PPEMs evaluate educator preparation programs using measures collected during candidates’ time in the program, such as certification assessments required by the state and measures collected […]
  • Georgia Southern University Commencement Speech by Cherie Dennis
    Thank you so much President Marrero for your kind introduction and for giving me the opportunity to address your graduates. Students, parents, faculty, deans and other distinguished guests, I am truly humbled to be here today. And as a Pirate myself, what a remarkable honor it is, what a tremendous gift it is to be […]
  • Georgia Southern joins Girl Scouts in STEM education
    Each year, thousands of Girl Scouts from across the world visit Savannah, Georgia, the birthplace of Girl Scouts founder Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Lowe. Gordon Lowe’s home is a museum that has been operated by the Girl Scouts of the USA for more than 60 years in historic downtown Savannah. In 2020, the Girl Scouts of […]

Last updated: 3/10/2021