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We have exciting, relevant, and cutting-edge academic programs and research connecting students to the latest in technology. We are future-focused, approachable, diverse, and are dedicated to preparing the next generation of computing professionals and technology entrepreneurs for successful careers. We Code. We Create. We Collaborate. We are Computing @ UWG.
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Do you or someone you know like to create or design stuff? How about using technology to build a better community? Join the University of West Georgia for Hackathon 2022 – themed “Coding for a Better Community” – scheduled for Feb. 4-5. The early registration deadline is Dec. 15.Dec 1
A group of University of West Georgia Computer Science students recently had the opportunity to talk with UWG CS and Mathematics alum and technology entrepreneur Rusty West ‘88. The event was organized by the UWG student chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and ACM-W (Women in Computing).Nov 15
Computer Science graduate Jeremiah Liscum explains how UWG gave him a second chance to pursue a professional career, offering a more “intimate experience” than larger universities. His professors helped him “make it to the next level,” as he was forced to juggle school and work when put on active military duty during COVID. He now plans to become a military officer in cybersecurity.Nov 11
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Our graduates have obtained full-time positions at large corporations such as Delta Airlines, Google, The Home Depot, as well as many other successful businesses including local firms in the west Georgia region like 121G Consulting LLC, Across Healthcare, Eagle Advantage Solutions, and Southwire.
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“Classes are smaller than at some larger universities, so we get a lot of one-on-one attention from our professors. Other schools are often more theoretical. West Georgia focuses on applied computer science, which is what I needed for the kind of career I want to start."
-Tammy Lee, 2018 BS in CS alum