July 1, 2015

Norman named interim academic director of Griffin campus

Athens, Ga.—Naomi Norman, associate vice president for instruction, has been named interim vice president of academic affairs at the University of Georgia’s Griffin campus, effective July 1. Doris Christopher, who previously held this position, has joined the faculty of workforce education teaching on both the UGA and Griffin campuses. … more

June 18, 2015

Engaging Faculty and Students for Success

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Engage – a bimonthly newsletter from the Office of the Vice President of Instruction (OVPI). The OVPI includes a number of offices to help “student success from start to finish.” Whether it’s recruiting talented students to UGA, developing and implementing new and innovative academic programs, managing student records, providing academic support to students or pedagogical support for faculty – the OVPI is here to help. … more

June 18, 2015

Student orientation is in full swing at UGA this summer!

Orientation
A fun and interactive Arch Session for first-year students is provided by Dr. Denise Spangler, head of mathematics education and associate dean for faculty and staff services in the College of Education. Photo courtesy UGA Undergraduate Admissions.
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June 4, 2015

UGA hosts national Reacting to the Past Game Development Conference

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia is preparing to host a national conference for college faculty, administrators and graduate students that focuses on designing games as an educational tool for undergraduate students. The Reacting to the Past Game Development Conference, hosted by UGA’s Reacting to the Past Program and the Center for Teaching and Learning, will take place July 15-18 in the Miller Learning Center. … more

June 3, 2015

Iakovou named UGA new director of Academic Advising Services

Athens, Ga. – Judy Iakovou, a veteran academic advisor and prominent leader in the 2014 academic advisor hiring initiative, has been named director of Academic Advising Services at the University of Georgia. Her appointment is effective June 8.more