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Final beam goes up on Ronald McDonald House

The final beam was signed and placed at the Ronald McDonald House construction site on the GRU campus on Tuesday, July 29, during a special “Topping Off” celebration. Check out the photos on the Ronald McDonald House of Augusta’s facebook page, which include this one above of Betts Murdison, President and CEO, and Sean Frantom, Development […]

Denise Kornegay

AHEC Executive Director named Associate Dean at MCG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Denise Kornegay, Executive Director of the Georgia Statewide Area Health Education Network based at Georgia Regents University, is the inaugural Associate Dean for AHEC at the Medical College of Georgia at GRU. Ms. Kornegay also is an Associate Professor in the MCG Department of Family Medicine and an Assistant Professor in the […]


Dental Medicine graduate earns Leukemia Society accolades

Dr. Neal Shah’s fundraising efforts for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Georgia Chapter have earned him the title of Man of the Year. Dr. Shah, a graduate of the Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine, raised $87,327 for the society. It’s part of an annual campaign for the LLS, in which community leaders compete […]

Medical Illustration students, faculty, and alumni receive top honors

Please join me in congratulating our medical illustration students, faculty, and alumni who received honors at the 69th annual conference of the Association of Medical Illustrators. First, our student awards — Tasha Obrin (Class of 2014), received two awards for her iBook titled “The Role of Liver Biochemistry in Blood Tests and Veterinary Medicine.” She […]

Psychology department taking steps in new direction

The Department of Psychology on the Summerville Campus has taken bold steps in a new direction, including a new name — The Department of Psychological Sciences. As the name implies, the department is developing a stronger scientific and research focus, corresponding to the College of Science and Mathematics and taking advantage of opportunities created during […]

Wennstam was named to the 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar list to become the fourth Jaguar named as a two-time recipient of the award.

Wennstam named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar

GRU Augusta’s Division I men’s golf program can add another accolade, as men’s senior Alex Wennstam was announced as a 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Wennstam was also a 2013 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar. He joins former Jaguars Emmett Turner (2004, 2005), Wallace Booth (2006, 2007), and Derek […]