The Graduate School at UGA recognizes five graduate students with the Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students Award

Recipients of the 2014 Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students Award. L to R: Kathryn Morris Dye, Elizabeth Ozment, Szu-Yueh Chien, and Kylie Hulbert (not pictured: Joshua King).

The Graduate School at UGA has honored five graduate student teachers with its annual Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students Award. The Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students Award recognizes the significant contribution graduate students make to the instructional mission of the University.

The 2014 Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students Award recipients include the following UGA graduate students:

    • Szu-Yueh Chien, a Career & Information Studies doctoral candidate, is described by her TA supervisor as “inspirational.” Chien focuses on building learning communities where students can explore. >>> More ...


Dr. Julie Coffield to serve as Interim Dean of the Graduate School

Dean Maureen Grasso

Dr. Julie Coffield, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, will serve as our Interim Dean. In this position, she will oversee all administrative functions of the Graduate School and advocate for graduate education at the University and with other constituencies. As interim dean, she will direct all core functions, including planning, program development, admissions and recruitment, student quality of life issues, resource acquisition and allocation, and fund-raising opportunities. >>> Learn more...


Announcements

2014 Tutor Recruitment of Upward Bound Program

The University of Georgia Upward Bound Program is currently taking applications for tutors. Applicants should be interested in working with high school students and able to tutor in at least one of the following areas: mathematics, science, composition, literature, foreign languages, social science, study skills, organizational skills, and life skills. For more information, please contact Sherontae Maxwell at (706) 542-4128.

Elective Course GRSC 8200 to help students communicate research to non-specialist audience

This course meets ONLY the first 7 weeks of the semester. Students will be helped to develop a set of skills focused on: communicating across disciplines; communicating with lay audiences; education and outreach; working with the media; using social media; and linking scholarship and policy For more course information, please search through UGA Bulletin.


Graduate Education News

UGA’s new student information system Athena preparing to launch

Athena, a new student information system that will replace OASIS, is preparing to launch for fall 2014 enrollment. Once fully launched, Athena will allow students to easily access academic and financial aid records, register for classes, pay tuition and fees, and update personal information, all in one location.

Free Microsoft Products available to UGA Students

UGA students how have free access to full versions of Microsoft Office products through the Student Advantage program. Students may download and install the latest, full version of Office 365 ProPlus on up to five of their personal devices (computers, tablets or phones) with Windows or Mac operating systems. For more information about installing Office 365 ProPlus, see here.