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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 […]
  • Project GAME brings teachers to Statesboro Campus, prepares for classroom integration
    Since September 2020, Georgia Southern University’s Mete Akcaoglu, Ph.D., associate professor of instructional technology, and a team of faculty members have been working virtually with regional teachers to develop their knowledge and skills in computer sciences and game design.  Their efforts are a part of a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant called Project […]
  • COE recognizes six retirees in 2021
    The College of Education at Georgia Southern University recognizes the dedication and service of six faculty retirees in 2021.  “Each of these individuals served a vital role in the success of the College of Education for many years,” said Interim Dean of the College Amy Heaston, Ed.D. “While we will miss these faculty members on […]
  • Recent Georgia Southern grad changes career path after earning Master of Arts in Teaching
    Recent Georgia Southern University graduate Hannah Stuart never planned to become a teacher. In fact, she said her 19-year-old self refused the idea because her mother was a teacher. “I mean, what 19-year-old wants to do what their mom is doing,” she said. Stuart earned a bachelor’s in social work from the University of Georgia, […]
  • Police officer to middle grades teacher: A graduate helps children from the ground up
    Statesboro born-and-raised, Jason Long is a name that locals might recognize from his 23 years of experience in local law enforcement. When plans to enter the military didn’t pan out after high school, Long attempted college for a few years at Georgia Southern University, but his heart nor mind were in it. He worked in […]

Last updated: 3/10/2021