Costa Layman Health Fair provides unparalleled opportunity in community health

By Megan Griffis, Marie Dominguez & Victoria Bethel |
Contributors

Students from the Augusta University College of Nursing perform health care screenings at the Costa Layman Health Fair (photo by Sara Carney)

Nursing students from AU’s Clinical Nurse Leader Pre-Licensure program helped to coordinate a health fair for farm workers at Costa Farms in Trenton, South Carolina on Friday, June 29. Continue reading “Costa Layman Health Fair provides unparalleled opportunity in community health”

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Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage after leaking document to security news website

Frank LoMonte, who heads the Brechner Center at the University of Florida, says Reality Winner’s plea was not that surprising. (photo by Ryan Tarinelli)

By Skyler Mitchell |
Staff Writer

LINCOLNTON—After more than a year of fighting in the federal court, Reality L. Winner pleaded guilty on June 26 to charges of leaking government documents to the public under the Espionage Act. Continue reading “Reality Winner pleads guilty to espionage after leaking document to security news website”

AU’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art wins national award

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

Here is the entrance to the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at AU. (staff photo)

The Foundation of Contemporary Arts (FCA) announced on June 26 that Augusta University’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art would be the third recipient of the Ellsworth Kelly Award.  Continue reading “AU’s Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art wins national award”

Augusta University’s literary magazine now a national publication

Here is the latest edition of Sand Hills Literary Magazine, produced by the English and Foreign Languages Department at AU. (staff photo)

By Christine Clark |
Contributor

Last semester Sand Hills Literary Magazine, Augusta University’s bi-annual publication of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama and art, has become a national publication. Continue reading “Augusta University’s literary magazine now a national publication”

AU’s participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Jonathan Klein |
Contributor

 

This past April, Augusta University participated in and hosted several events to help raise awareness for sexual assault awareness month. Continue reading “AU’s participation in Sexual Assault Awareness Month”

AU alumna Rusch sparkles in software development

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

photo by: LegalSpark

Neea Rusch, an Augusta University graduate, is making waves in the technology industry with her work as the lead software developer for TaxSlayer’s product, LegalSpark. Continue reading “AU alumna Rusch sparkles in software development”

AU employee stalked on downtown campus

Professional Building 1 on Laney Walker Boulevard at the Health Sciences campus of Augusta University, where the stalking incident occurred on May 22. (staff photo)

By Madison Brown |
Editor in Chief

A white male was apprehended on Tuesday afternoon, May 22 on the Health Sciences campus by Augusta University employees after the man followed an AU female employee from a parking lot to her office in Professional Building 1 , according to University Police. Continue reading “AU employee stalked on downtown campus”

After record final round in regionals, Jag golfers are heading to Oklahoma for NCAA championships

Coach Jack O’Keefe has the Jaguars back in the NCAA national men’s golf tournament, which will be played at Oklahoma State. (Photo by Leeroy Francis)

By Leeroy Francis Jr. |
Staff Writer

The Augusta University men’s golf team received an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I regionals with their fourth straight MEAC Championship on April 21. With that bid, the Jaguars took advantage. Continue reading “After record final round in regionals, Jag golfers are heading to Oklahoma for NCAA championships”

Retiring Professor Pukis leaves strong legacy for communication

By Emily Daughtry |
Contributor

Associate Professor Rick Pukis, left, speaks during COMM FEST 2018 in the Maxwell Theatre on April 20. Colleagues Debbie Reddin van Tuyll, David Bulla, Will Bryant and Todd Bennett watch on. The Department of Communication gave Pukis a lifetime achievement award that day. (Photo by Aleighna Guajardo)

It is always a sad time when professors leave the university. Continue reading “Retiring Professor Pukis leaves strong legacy for communication”

Jags advance to NCAA Division I regionals in Raleigh

By Leeroy Francis

Staff Writer

The Jaguars won the MEAC Championship by 33 shots over Bethune-Cookman with a team total of 861 (3 under par). Team members are, left to right: Ryan Johnson, Gustav Andersson, Broc Everett, Coach Jack O’Keefe, Laken Hinton, Alex Shead and Olof Gunnarsson. (photo by Augusta University Athletics)

The Augusta University men’s golf team captured the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship for the fourth consecutive year on April 21 at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah. Continue reading “Jags advance to NCAA Division I regionals in Raleigh”