Sahakian, Thomas, and Skobba recognized with 2016 Service-Learning Excellence Awards

Three outstanding ‪#UGA‬ faculty members have recently been selected as this year's recipients of the UGA Office of Service-Learning Excellence Awards. Emily Sahakian, assistant professor of theatre and film studies and romance languages in the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and Gretchen Thomas, instructor in career and information studies in the University of Georgia College of Education, have been named the 2016 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence awardees. Kimberly Skobba, assistant professor in financial planning, housing and consumer economics in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, is the 2016 recipient of the Service-Learning Research Excellence award. All three will be recognized in April at the UGA faculty recognition banquet and will receive a $2,500 faculty development grant to sustain, enhance or develop their ‪service-learning‬ work.