Author - Stacey Hudson

Stacey McGowen Hudson is Coordinator of Communication, Planning, and External Relations for the College of Education at Augusta University. Contact her at smcgowen@augusta.edu.

Education graduate student wins state counseling award

Traci Weston, a graduate student at Augusta University, has been awarded the Georgia College Counseling Association’s Graduate Student President’s Award (2016-17). “This is a huge honor and we are excited that she is being recognized. She is definitely deserving of the award as she has already...

Learn to recognize the signs of human trafficking in Augusta

This month, 12,400 men will pay for sex with a young woman in Georgia – and 7,200 of them will end up exploiting an adolescent female. It’s known as human trafficking – or, more specifically, sex trafficking – and it is a $290 million industry in this state, according to the U.S. Justice...

Literacy Center to host holiday children’s play

When Santa Claus comes down with the measles, just days before Christmas, Holly the Elf jumps in to save the day! The Augusta University Literacy Center will host a production of Christmas, the Measles, and Me on Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. in Maxwell Performing Arts Theater on the Augusta University campus...

Kinesiology student advances in national fencing rankings

Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre medaled in competition in Men’s Epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20, placing 8th overall and maintaining his A rating. “If you get an A rating in New Jersey means you’re really good...

Kinesiology student to compete at fencing regional tournament

Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre will compete in epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20. Currently ranked 13th in Georgia after only two tournaments this year, McIntyre goes into the USA Fencing Durkan Rooster Division 1A...

Kinesiology students present research at state conference

Two senior Kinesiology students presented with Dr. Graeme Connolly at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Nov. 6-8. Jordan Bickett and Roderick Bolden Jr. spoke on “Effective...

Professor focuses on sport psychology, LGBTQ issues in sport

As the makeup of the United States grows and changes over time, so will diversity in our sports programs grow and change. Dr. Hannah Bennett’s research is on the forefront of those changes, enhancing inclusivity and knocking down barriers. “Initially my research focused on the psychology of injury...

Chi Sigma Iota to host movie, discussion on bullying

Nearly one in five students in an average classroom experiences bullying in some way—either as a victim or a bystander. The effects can last long into adulthood. To highlight the risks associated with bullying, Chi Sigma Iota will host a screening on the movie “Bully,” with a discussion following...

Harris publishes book on effective literacy techniques

After decades of leading the nationally recognized Augusta University Literacy Center, Dr. Paulette Harris, Cree-Walker Professor of Education in the College of Education, has finally bound all of her tricks and tips for getting children and adults to read into a handbook for parents and...

College of Education will host exhibit promoting peace

The Augusta University College of Education will host a free, two-day exhibit called “Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World” in the JSAC Breezeway on the Summerville campus Nov. 30 to Dec. 1. Illustrating the importance of building a culture of peace at all levels and across...

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