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Certificate program deepens knowledge of qualitative research

May 25, 2021

Dena Kniess earned her bachelor’s degree in English-Writing and her master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Slippery Rock University. Before earning her doctorate from Clemson University, she worked as a student affairs practitioner in residence life and student transition programs for more than a decade.  Kniess now…

Valdosta State University faculty member expands her qualitative studies through UGA’s online graduate certificate in qualitative research

March 30, 2021

In 2018, Gwen Ruttencutter joined Valdosta State University as a clinical faculty member in the department of leadership, technology and workforce development. Ruttencutter teaches adult learning and research methodology courses for adult and career education doctoral and masters’ programs. In addition, she teaches in the undergraduate office administration and…

Online Pharmacy Programs Renamed to Reflect International Focus

July 26, 2017

The College of Pharmacy’s Master of Science in Pharmacy, BioPharma Regulatory Affairs and the related Graduate Certificate have been renamed International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences to more accurately reflect the nature of the program and current industry practices. The degree is still a Master of Science in Pharmacy, but the…

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.

UGA Online Faculty Involved in College of Education’s Georgia Children’s Book Awards

March 24, 2016

A picture book about bears who awaken from their slumber to go sightseeing and a chapter book about a young girl and her once-magical town are the winners in this year’s Georgia Children’s Book Awards, sponsored by the College of Education at the University of Georgia.

UGA faculty learn to apply the Quality Matters rubric to online courses

March 24, 2016

Over 30 of the University of Georgia's faculty and staff who teach online courses participated in a Quality Matters workshop last semester offered through UGA's Office of Online Learning. Quality Matters is a faculty-centered, peer review process intended to promote the design and development of quality online courses, and the Applying the Quality Matters Rubric workshop introduces course designers to these standards. 

Engaging in Sustainable Online Course Development

February 23, 2016

The instructional design team at the Office of Online Learning takes pride in working with faculty to create online learning experiences that live up to the academic standards of the University of Georgia. We also consider how the environment we work in can support the continued offering of the courses we help develop. To this end, we encourage faculty to engage in sustainable course development practices for all online courses.

Financial Hardship Resources at UGA

February 16, 2016

The University of Georgia recently introduced a new website to deal specifically with financial hardship issues that arise in students’ lives after they begin at UGA.  Financial circumstances can change quickly, at times in ways outside of students’ control. Financial hardship creates significant stress and can impede student success. The Financial…