Dr. Dovile Budryte
Dr. Dovile Budryte, professor of political science, recently won acceptance to the Virtual Open Research Laboratory (VORL) program at the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois. This award provides short-term access to the Slavic, East European and Eurasian Collection at the International and Area Studies Library, consultation with its librarians and participation in online events. The VORL is funded in part by the US Department of State through its Title VIII Program, which aims to strengthen US expertise and policy-relevant knowledge about the East European region.
Sherrie Goodman, assistant director of the Career Development and Advising Center, has been named the 2020 Rising Star by the Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers (GACE). This award recognizes a GACE member's contributions to helping the organization raise its standard of excellence. Goodman has twice served as chair of GACE's annual conference.