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Students and faculty offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, the Augusta University College of Nursing hosts an interdisciplinary student-run health fair providing free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. This outreach program brings together teams of expert health care...

East Georgia, Augusta University continue partnership

Augusta University and East Georgia State College signed a new Memorandum of Understanding today to continue the cooperative academic program between the institutions. The program was approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents in 2013 and the first cohort of students is set to...

Program paves way for medical school

Shelby Howard and Aditi Talkad are set to graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in cellular and molecular biology, but they’re already students of the Medical College of Georgia thanks to the university’s B.S./M.D. program. Howard and Talkad are among the program’s first...

Augusta University launches inaugural DNP in anesthesia

Students aspiring to become nurse anesthetists now have the option of gaining an education at the doctoral level at Augusta University’s College of Nursing. The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia recently elevated the college’s masters level Nursing Anesthesia Program to a Doctor of...

Burrell named administrative director of pharmacy services

Richard Burrell, interim pharmacy director at Augusta University Medical Center, has been named the permanent administrative director of pharmacy services. In this position, he is responsible for the operation and management of the medical center’s pharmacy department and ensuring services provided...

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New MCG allergy-immunology chief named

Dr. Kathleen May, an allergist-immunologist with more than two decades of clinical experience who is vice chair of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, has been named chief of the Division of Allergy-Immunology and Rheumatology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. May...

WFXG: Army Veteran’s journey to graduation day

Retired Army veteran and College of Education graduate Jeremiah Butler overcame many challenges on his road to commencement, and WFXG shared the details of his academic journey in the news story below.
WFXG: Navy Veteran’s journey to graduation day
May 12, 2017

Six-word stories continue spotlighting Jaguar pride

Augusta University’s six-word stories site has been updated. Now, you have more six-word stories to read, including several new “stories behind the stories” that illustrate just how great our colleagues really are. We could go on about it ourselves, but we think President Keel said it best: Dear...

Colzie named recipient of 2017 Beard Award

Augusta University Physician Assistant Program graduate D’Neka Colzie has been named this year’s winner of the university’s John F. Beard Award for Compassionate Care. The $40,000 award was presented to Colzie on May 11 during Augusta University’s College of Allied Health Sciences Hooding and...

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