Channel Surfing

After several false starts, Abu Kahn clicked on the right program that he uses as a tool for continued success in business and community leadership. Telecommunications executive Abu Khan changed colleges like some people change channels. After graduating from high school in Alexandria, Va., he enrolled at Savannah College of Art and Design. Realizing he […]

Getting Real

Dr. Charlene Wilkerson is a faculty member at Brenau University's Augusta campus.

Charlene Wilkerson updated her own skills when she came out of retirement to teach at Brenau so she can help her students apply their real-world experience to new world education. Dr. Charlene Wilkerson is accustomed to some of her students asking if they must type their papers. She lets them down gently. “A few want […]

Not Just a Cog in a Machine

Chris Davis is a student at Brenau University's Augusta campus and also teaches in the automotive technology department at Augusta Technical College.

For nontraditional students like Chris Davis, tuning up their educations becomes a life of commitment and balance. For the past four years, Chris Davis tinkers with the insides of classrooms from opposite perspectives. By day, he teaches traditional students at Augusta Technical College, where he is an automotive technology instructor. By night, Davis, 32, is […]