During 2012, Dr. Lee Gillis, chair and professor in Georgia College’s Department of Psychological Science, earned the Distinguished Researcher Award from the Association for Experiential Education (AEE). The award recognizes exemplary and long-standing research productivity and visibility in the fields of experiential education. The award is Gillis' second academic recognition for this year. He also earned the 2012 President’s Award for Meritorious Service for his work with the Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy, a division of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Ben Scafidi, professor of economics and director of the Economics of Education Policy Center at Georgia College, has published a new study that shows America’s K-12 public education system has experienced tremendous historical growth in employment.