Jenny Penney Oliver, director of academic initiatives in the College of Education has been named 2004 distinguished alumna at North Carolina State University’s College of Education.
Oliver, co-director of the Partnership for Community Learning Centers Initiative, a collaborative effort between UGA, the Clarke County schools and the Athens-Clarke County community to raise student achievement, holds an M.Ed. in education and a B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University. She received her Ph.D. in counselor education and educational psychology from Kansas State University.