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TEDxUGA 2024: Coming to a Computer Screen Near You

March 25, 2024

TEDxUGA returns in 2024, and this time, you’ll be able to watch from home. Hosted by the New Media Institute out of Grady College but run by faculty and staff from across campus, TEDxUGA seeks to explore the candid experiences, groundbreaking research, and innovative scholarship that will frame the future through live presentations and talks by UGA’s leading thinkers and doers.

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.

TEDxUGA speaker dreams of helping students inside and outside of the classroom

February 16, 2021

Darius Phelps began his education at the University of Georgia in fall 2011, completing a bachelor’s of science in human development and family science in 2015 and a master of education in middle grades education in 2019. Phelps is currently working on an Ed.S. in educational psychology with…

UGA alumna follows her passion for gifted and creative education

September 15, 2020

Ever since Sarah Caroleo earned her B.S. in elementary education from Greenville University she has dedicated herself to the multiple schools and programs where she has taught. In her role as the K-4 Gifted and Talented teacher in Nashville, Tennessee’s public school system, Caroleo’s passion for teaching gifted children…

Meet the Faculty: Bonnie Cramond, Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education

November 28, 2016

“With a unique curriculum and extensive research on creative and gifted children, I want to make a difference in the lives of many students,” explained Bonnie Cramond, a professor in the online Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative graduate programs at the University of Georgia. She is particularly interested in the identification and nurturance of creativity, especially among individuals considered at risk because of their different ways of thinking, such as those misdiagnosed with ADHD, emotional problems, or those who drop out.

UGA Online Professor Bonnie Cramond Named a Research Thought Leader by the Innovation Collaborative

October 4, 2016

Bonnie Cramond, an online professor in the Master of Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative Education degree program, was recently named to a group of six national advisors by the Innovation Collaborative, a national forum that fosters creativity, innovation and lifelong learning through research and effective practices. Known as Research Thought Leaders, the group is comprised of nationally-known researchers who integrate innovation thinking in the sciences, arts, humanities, cognition and creativity with education.

UGA Online Professor Sally Krisel to be President of National Association for Gifted Children in 2017

September 8, 2016

Sally Krisel, assistant professor in the Master of Educational Psychology, Gifted and Creative degree program, is slated to be president of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Board of Directors in 2017. “NAGC is the leading organization working to make sure that giftedness and high potential in our nation’s youth are fully recognized, universally valued, and actively nurtured,” explained Krisel. In addition to serving as president-elect, Krisel is also the Director of Innovative and Advanced Programs for Hall County Schools in Gainesville, Georgia.

Spots Still Available for the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking Summer Training Program

July 7, 2016

For educators, especially in the area of gifted and creative education, the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking (TTCT) are highly respected and very important assessment tools. In fact, because the TTCTs are the most highly reliable and widely used tests of their kind, there is a need for teachers who are properly trained to offer them.

UGA Online Professor Recognized for Work on Diversity and Equity Issues

May 19, 2016

Tarek Grantham, a professor in the online Educational Psychology Gifted and Creative Ed programs, was recently recognized for his work on diversity and equity issues by the University of Georgia's Student Government Association (SGA).

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.