Georgia College receives national award for focus on undergraduate research

Georgia College has been named a recipient of the 2021 Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments (AURA) by the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). This annual award recognizes institutions with exemplary programs that provide high-quality research experiences for undergraduates.

AURA Celebration


Tsu-Ming Chiang, Ph.D., and CUR Councilor Psychology Division along with her co-presenter Joanne Altman, Ph.D., Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Work – High Point University and CUR Councilor Psychology Division present: ‘Impact of COVID on Undergraduate Research Mentoring Experiences   – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” in the Leadership for Undergraduate Research: UGR Mentors and Practitioners Session.

Stefanie Sevcik, Ph.D. Literature, Faculty CbEL/Service-Learning Champion, and Chair of English MA Committee will present “Transformative Experiences: Incorporating Inclusive Undergraduate Research into Community-based Engaged Learning Course Projects” in the Advocacy and Partnerships/Collaboration and Community.

Doreen (Dee) Sams, Ph.D. Marketing, Coordinator, Mentored Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors and CUR Council Social Science Division and her co-presenter Mary Kay Rickard, Ph.D. Marketing present: “A Cautionary Tale: Undergraduate Research Impact on Community and Students” in the Advocacy and Partnerships/Collaboration and Community Session.

GCSU Undergraduate Researchers Head to Posters at the Georgia State Capitol

A group of GC's best undergraduate researchers were selected by faculty reviewers from across Georgia. These researchers will present their research at the Georgia State Posters at the Capitol event on March 30, 2022. Please join MURACE in congratulating them!

  • Cody Cox and Matthew Berry & Mentor Dr. Hasitha Mahabaduge
  • Evan Dunnam & Mentor Dr. Hasitha Mahabaduge
  • Lauren Stone & Mentor Dr. James Daria
Undergraduate Student Research Conference
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