On Display: Student Artwork Shines During Annual Showcase
Cultivating works of art, from enriching paintings to detailed sculptures, captivated those who were in attendance of the University of West Georgia College of Arts and Humanities' annual Juried Student Art Exhibition reception and awards. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community filled the three rooms where art majors displayed their hard work.
UWG Presents Stephen Young as BB&T Lecture Series Speaker
A speaker coming to the University of West Georgia next month hopes to use decades of experience to share strategies that will affect a person's actions in a workplace at all levels - from team meetings to water cooler chat. Tickets will soon be available for the spring installment of the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series, sponsored by UWG's Richards College of Business. This semester's speaker will be Stephen Young, co-founder of Insight Education Systems, who will bring his message to UWG on Thursday, Feb. 15.
Exceptional Teaching: Ed.D. Student Named Educator of the Year at Autism Conference
When University of West Georgia student Justin Lindsey began searching for a place to earn a doctoral degree that would allow him to challenge the current expectations and models in the field of education, he knew exactly where to turn.
Making History: Non-Traditional Graduate Student Prepares for the Future by Exploring the Past
As a child, Chanell Pajaro Lowery didn't like school. She certainly did not plan on going to college, a decision she later realized held her back from great opportunities. Today, a married mother of two, Lowery has made her mark as a graduate student of history at the University of West Georgia. She conducts progressive research in public history as she prepares for a bold new career.
Watch Her Blossom: UWG grad launches digital content platform
Shortly before graduating from the University of West Georgia, Diamonde Williamson added the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) to her cable package. Now she wants to be the "Oprah" figure for millennials, and she's on her way. The 2012 graduate has launched a digital media platform, Blossom, that showcases original and curated content to a targeted audience of women of color.
It's a Family Thing: Nursing Grad is Fourth Generation in Family to Graduate from UWG
There seems to be two common things that run in the Robison family-the nursing profession and the University of West Georgia.
'He Works Magic': Longtime UWG graduation sound technician retiring
If you've heard your name or the name of a loved one called out at a University of West Georgia Commencement ceremony over the past three decades, chances are Danny Johnson had something to do with that.
COE's Dr. Jessica Sullivan Receives High Position
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Jessica Sullivan is now able to knock an item off her career bucket list. The American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors recently named her as convention co-chair for the ASHA Convention in 2019.
Keeping History Alive: Grad Student Shares Jewish Heritage
Jennifer Reid always wanted to be a teacher. She now has approximately 13,000 students a year. No, Reid doesn't work for a school system. The University of West Georgia graduate student is the group tour and volunteer manager for the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in downtown Atlanta. As the largest Jewish museum and repository of Jewish artifacts in the southeast, children from around the region visit to take a tour and hear a speaker.
Third in the World: RCOB team finishes third in global competition
Calling itself "Team India 2017," the group of young economists from the University of West Georgia recently traveled 8,000 miles to bring some hardware back to Carrollton.
UWG Building New Student Health Center
The University of West Georgia unveiled plans today for a new, state-of-the-art student health center that, when built through a partnership with Tanner Health System, will allow the university to better serve students with no increase in mandatory health fees.
UWG Online Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
Recognizing the University of West Georgia's commitment to providing students a quality and affordable education experience, U.S. News & World Report has again included four of the university's programs in its recent list of the nation's best online graduate programs.
No Longer a Weird Science: UWG computer science offers bold possibilities for women
Rediet Asrat excels at more than computer science. She knows how to turn a major challenge into limitless opportunity.
2017 in Review
Happy New Year from the University of West Georgia. It's an exciting time as we look - and move - forward, blazing new trails to success. Still, we often take time to honor the past. As we plan for new opportunities, let's pause and celebrate the accomplishments of the last year.
On Track for Success: Young Alum Gives Back to UWG
Don't tell Angela Egwu she can't do something-that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women's track and field team. But she was told she couldn't succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.
'Loved Every Minute': Duffey looks back on career at UWG
Forty years ago, Eddie Duffey left West Georgia College as a student. Now, he's left the University of West Georgia as a key player in the UWG athletics program. Duffey announced his resignation as senior associate athletic director in mid-2017, with his 10-year career at UWG closing at the end of the year.
New Degree Added: Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health
The University of West Georgia has added a Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health degree to its curriculum. Approved by the Board of Regents in October, this new option fits within the institutional mission by offering a high quality undergraduate program that is in demand within the region and across the country.