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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 4:33pm
Dr. Erik Ness received a First-Year Odyssey Teaching Award for his class “Research Evidence, Alternative Facts, and Fake News.” In his class, he guided students to seek and evaluate research evidence. He engaged students through practice with critical examination of ideas and informed debate. David Tanner (PhD student) was awarded on the Walter Barnard Hill Award for his many workforce development projects and his groundbreaking work that…
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Tue, 02/09/2021 - 3:42pm
The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized Libby V. Morris, director of the Institute of Higher Education, with the 2021 Faculty Service Award. The award is presented to a faculty or staff member "who has shown remarkable leadership in higher education." Since 1989, Dr. Morris has been a faculty member in the University’s Institute of Higher Education and has served as its director since 2006; she also holds the Zell B. Miller…
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 4:53pm
Mr. Narke Norton (MEd 2019) positively touches lives that will shape the future. This morning he received a President's Fulfilling the Dream award at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Breakfast, sponsored by the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, the Clarke County School District, and the University of Georgia. Narke is the assistant director of recruitment & diversity initiatives at the UGA Graduate School. He earned his…
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Tue, 04/28/2020 - 4:49pm
Jessica Robinson, director of the Georgia College Advising Corps (GCAC), received the Data Driven Program Director Award from the College Advising Corps (CAC). The announcement came during the organization's national leadership retreat. The award recognizes Jessica's emphasis on tracking actionable data and using it to achieve sustained results. CAC regional director, Ariel Cochrane-Brown said, "Jessica is an amazing program leader." She…
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 1:50pm
Anthony Leigh (EdD 2019) was honored by the Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils of Huntingdon College as Staff Member of the Year. Anthony, who serves as the senior vice president for student and institutional development, tries to celebrate the many ways that Huntingdon students involve themselves in the life of the college.  He expressed his gratitude for the award, "It is very special to me to be recognized by students who are positively…
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Fri, 04/17/2020 - 1:30pm
IHE’s postdoctoral research and teaching associate, Maurice Shirley, has received a 2020 NYU University-Wide Outstanding Dissertation Award for his work, Understanding the Effects of Student Employment on College Completion for Undergraduate Black, Latinx, and White Students at Two and Four-Year Institutions. “I'm extremely honored to have my work recognized by NYU! With this award, I aim to continue contributing to conversations on enhancing…
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Mon, 10/21/2019 - 2:04pm
IHE doctoral candidate Hee Jung Gong has been awarded a dissertation grant by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Grants Program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant of $25,000 will enable Hee Jung to complete research on her dissertation titled "The Iron Triangle of College Admission: The Impact of Early Admission Policies on Organizational Outcomes at Four-year Colleges and Universities in the U…
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 4:56pm
Alumna Heidi Scheusner Leming (PhD ’13) has received the 2019 John Jones Award for Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer from the leading student affairs organization, NASPA, Region III. The award recognizes student affairs officers, who are well-respected as collaborative, effective, and inspirational leaders by a range of campus constituencies, who show strategic and innovative leadership in providing programs and…
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