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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.

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…

With UGA online graduate certificate, professor seeks to better promote literacy and proficiency in his community

January 19, 2021

Dustin Michael, an associate professor of English at Savannah State University, returned to school in 2019 to obtain an online Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Georgia. With this degree, he hopes to better serve and support international students…

Mary Frances Early College of Education professor named Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador

September 24, 2020

Melisa “Misha” Cahnmann-Taylor, a professor in the Mary Frances Early College of Education’s department of language and literacy education, has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Alumni Ambassador by the Fulbright Scholar Program. She also teaches students in the Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other…

Student Spotlight: Vicki Hale

July 18, 2019

Our next guest-blogger is College of Education graduate, Vicki Hale, who recently completed her online graduate certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Read about her ambitions and recent fellowship to teach in India.  Hello, my name is Vicki Hale and…

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…

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…