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Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor Honored With Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship

April 2, 2024

Mary Frances Early College of Education professor Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor has been honored with the University of Georgia’s highest award for teaching, the Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship. The Meigs Professorship reflects the university’s commitment to excellence in teaching, the value placed on student learning experiences and the central role instruction plays in the university’s mission.

US News Ranks UGA Online Programs Among Nation’s Best

February 7, 2024

U.S. News & World Report released their 2024 Best Online Programs rankings with several of the University of Georgia online programs in the top 10.

10 Women of UGA Online to Honor on International Woman’s Day

March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021, marked International Woman’s Day–a day to honor and remember trailblazing women. The University of Georgia has a number of accomplished faculty who have created valuable research, innovating teaching methods and more. Below is a list of some of the successful women in the UGA Online…

Alumna Profile: Claire Simless, M.Ed. TESOL and World Language Education

February 6, 2019

“I loved my undergraduate experience at UGA. I love Athens and the campus. I was living and working in Athens-I took a three-year break between undergrad and grad school-and so when I started thinking about going back to school, UGA was the natural choice.” Claire Simless…

UGA Establishes Russian Flagship Program

January 21, 2019

The development of global partnerships and a growing Eastern European economy have created an expansion of job opportunities for professionals with Russian language skills in fields ranging from the biological and mathematical sciences to the social sciences and international affairs. As commercial opportunities continue to grow between…

Ruth Harman Granted 2018 Engaged Scholar Award

July 19, 2018

Ruth Harman, an associate professor in the College of Education, is the 2018 recipient of the Engaged Scholar Award. Harman teaches Endorsement in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and the graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) online as…

UGA Online Professor Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor Releases New Poetry Book

September 1, 2016

Melisa “Misha” Cahnmann-Taylor, like many UGA online faculty members, takes her area of expertise beyond just the virtual classroom. Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in both the Graduate Certificate in TESOL and the Endorsement in ESOL, recently released a poetry book called “Imperfect Tense,” and was able to present her collection of poetry to a large crowd at Avid Bookshop.

UGA Nationally Reaffirmed as a Top Military School

April 19, 2016

Once again, the University of Georgia has been nationally reaffirmed in 2016 as Military Friendly, Best for Vets and a Top Military College/University. Since the establishment of the Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) in the spring of 2013, UGA has made significant progress in connecting student veterans to one another, as well as to campus and community resources. UGA continues to maintain active affiliation with both the Student Veterans of America and the Got Your Six campaign, where faculty and staff attend a training session to become certified as veteran-friendly.

Strategies for Successful Graduate Students

April 7, 2016

Years spent in graduate school are undoubtedly a stressful and anxiety provoking period in a person’s life. There are academic pressures, family pressures, career pressures and the pressure to balance it all. We know how much more complicated this all gets that you are achieving your degree online. Below are some…

Order Items Online, Come To Graduation In Person!

March 31, 2016

As we all know, graduation is coming up, and spring and summer graduates are gearing up for this special day. At UGA Online, we are of the firm opinion that our online students should have the same graduation experience as in-person students.