Several faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences participate in a speed-mentoring event on Oct. They are, from left, Kelly Faust, Paul Patton, Andrew Tangonan, Matthew White, William Owens, Greg Nadon, Yeong Kim and Betsy Partyka.
Photographer: Kelsey Miller John Gilliom, associate dean and professor of political science, and Mariana Dantas, associate professor of history and Latin American studies, participate in the College of Arts and Sciences’ speed-mentoring event Oct. Photographer: Kelsey Miller As Alden Library buzzed with students preparing for midterms this past Friday, the Friends of the Library Room on the third floor was filling with eager professors.
The program puts special emphasis on diversity; positive learning environments; high-poverty and non-native English speaking populations; curriculum, instruction, and assessment; family and community engagement; civic education; and policy studies.
Relatively new peripherals for reading digital books, such as Amazon’s Kindle, also eat away at profits for traditional book-selling stores.“It has a lot to do with Amazon, and it has a lot to do with the fact that Walmart and Kroger both sell their new best-sellers for 25 percent off all the time,” Thomas said Monday.
“…Because when you’re a small independent bookstore, you buy things one or two at a time, so you can’t give the same discounts all the time like Kroger, who buys 500 of them at a time.”The Athens Book Center has been in Athens since the 1990s, when it was located in the old Athens Mall (between Kroger and the Community Center).
Students select one of the following emphases to prepare for certification in two content areas: 1) Language Arts and Science; 2) Language Arts and Social Studies; 3) Mathematics and Language Arts; 4) Mathematics and Science; 5) Social Studies and Mathematics; or 6) Science and Social Studies.
Link to department's website Charles King, a senior majoring in middle school education, will leave a big mark on UGA and Athens when he graduates.