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Graduate receives Beard Award

It is service to patients, whatever they need, that GRU graudate Jenny Dickson wants to carry on in her career.
By Tom Corwin | Monday, May 11, 2015

Pringle to undergo first end-of-year evaluation

Richmond County Superintendent Angela Pringle will undergo her first end-of-year evaluation, where board members will judge her past nine months overseeing Augusta's 61 schools.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, May 11, 2015

Schools expect growth from Army increases

School officials have been keeping a particularly close watch on two schools with high enrollment, Sue Reynolds Elementary and Langford Middle.
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, May 10, 2015

School officials bemoan lack of college tracking

With no comprehensive tracking system in place to follow students from high school to college, school districts across Georgia, and most across the nation, have no way to measure how successful ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, May 9, 2015

Laney-Walker roadwork inside GRU starts Monday

The heart of Georgia Re­gents University's health sciences campus will become a construction zone Monday as work begins to narrow Laney-Walker Boulevard.
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, May 9, 2015

Speaker urges GRU grads to follow passions

It wasn't what she envisioned doing, but by following her passions Jane Chen and her company are on the road to saving a million premature babies around the world, a path she would recommend to ...
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 8, 2015

Area teachers thankful for Colbert's help

From Beech Island to North Augusta to Aiken, more than two dozen area educators are benefiting from comedian Stephen Colbert's surprise gift to South Carolina teachers.
By Doug Stutsman | Friday, May 8, 2015

Kids, parents get early look at pre-K

The prekindergarten experience came a few months early for the 22 families roaming the halls of Blythe Elementary during the school's Transitional Tour on Thursday afternoon.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, May 7, 2015

Teachers get their first look at new Martinez Elementary School

About 50 teachers and staff members were invited to tour the newly constructed Martinez Elementary School by Principal Wade White on Wednesday.
By Steve Crawford | Wednesday, May 6, 2015

GRU educator's Nepal trip now includes aid mission

Jessica Schwind's mission to teach basic epidemiology in Nepal and help build up public health capacity just got more urgent. after the recent earthquake in that country.
By Tom Corwin | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Richmond, Columbia County schools eligible for 'Connections for Classrooms' funds

Schools in Richmond and Columbia counties could gain access to lucrative federal technology grants through the second round of Georgia's Connections for Classrooms program.
By Sean Gruber | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Raises vary widely for GRU administrators

While there has been an overall 6 percent increase in administrative pay at Georgia Regents University since it was created by consolidation, raises and promotions have caused vastly different ...
By Tom Corwin and Sandy Hodson | Saturday, May 2, 2015

Welding students learning valuable, lucrative skill

That shared dedication to hard work has kept Richmond County's only welding prorgam together since the 1980s, a course designed to offer a "supportive family" and future career prospects.
By Sean Gruber | Friday, May 1, 2015

New MCG, University ties possible, dean says

Medical College of Georgia Dean Peter Buckley revisited the school's strategic plan and checked in on satellite campuses across the state.
By Tom Corwin | Friday, May 1, 2015

Paine College drops 35 students for nonpayment

Paine College is dropping 35 students as a result of nonpayment of tuition, a “tough decision” being made to reduce the college’s debt and help remove Paine from a probation sanction with its ...
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

GRU to hold groundbreaking ceremony for dorm

University officials, students, and developers will host a groundbreaking for a new 724-bed dormitory complex Friday, the opening move in GRU's decade long plan to integrate the university's ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Milestones tests see smooth launch locally

As some schools in Geor­gia reported glitches during the Georgia Milestones launch, Co­lum­bia and Richmond counties said they avoided the worst of the technical issues.
By Sean Gruber | Monday, April 27, 2015

Chinese physicians exchange ideas at GRU

A handful of physicians from Jiangsu Province Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine are spending three months at GRU as part of an exchange between institutions that is being facilitated by ...
By Tom Corwin | Monday, April 27, 2015

Mock job interviews help students prepare

Around 330 Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School students attended a "Business Buzz" breakfast designed to teach "soft skills" to high school students readying for college or future careers.
By Sean Gruber | Sunday, April 26, 2015

Growth factors, immune response key for stem cells

The real power of these cells comes from their ability to regulate the immune response and spark the body's own regenerative machinery, leading researchers said. 
By Tom Corwin | Saturday, April 25, 2015
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Stormwater fee project specifics hard to find

Although no one has promised Jackie Hayter that paying a new stormwater fee will get her Jamaica Drive drainage issues addressed, it’s a chance she is willing to take.
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