Raising the Bar: West Georgia Alum Nominated as Luxembourg Ambassador
As an attorney and advisor to top Washington politicians, Randy Evans has blazed a trail around the world. His latest stop will be in Luxembourg as the U.S ambassador to the European nation as nominated by President Donald Trump. Evans, a 1980 alum of then-West Georgia College, has built a law career-including a partnership at Denton's, the world's largest law firm on the solid foundation he created while a student.
Harlem Globetrotters Bringing Basketball Wizardry to UWG: Legendary squad will face Washington Generals
The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their one-of-a-kind family entertainment, will bring their 2018 World Tour to The Coliseum at the University of West Georgia on Friday, March 2, at 7 p.m. to take on their long-time adversaries, the Washington Generals.
Quality Education for Early Educators: Program Recognized by State Association
The University of West Georgia College of Education's early childhood education (ECED) program recently received the 2017-18 Distinguished Program in Teacher Education Award from the Georgia Association of Teacher Educators (GATE).
Taking the Next Step: UWG chemistry students go beyond research
"Undergraduate research has always been a pillar of our department," said Dr. Victoria J. Geisler, associate professor of chemistry at University of West Georgia. "Faculty is joining with them, saying, 'Let's take the next step. Let's not only do the research, but now let's present it to a wider audience.'"
Get Fruved: Students Bring Health Movement to Campus
What college freshman doesn't dread the "Freshman 15?" In an effort to act against and prevent this phenomenon as well as encourage healthier lifestyles of students on campus, the University of West Georgia is taking part in the Get Fruved movement, a nationwide campaign aimed to support healthy living among college students.
Pass Go & Collect $200: Sociology Class Uses Monopoly to Teach Important Life Lessons
A typical college classroom would normally include students sitting at their desks while a teacher lectures, and the students would be taking notes. In the classroom of Tiffany Parsons, sociology lecturer at the University of West Georgia, students are rolling dice, clutching fake money and trading properties. Parsons has utilized the classic board game Monopoly to teach her students important lessons about sociology.
Making History: UWG's First Organizational Leadership Graduate To Receive Degree
Yeme Thomas made history at the University of West Georgia's fall commencement ceremony as the university's first graduate with a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership.
Record number of UWG graduates walk stage
A record number of nearly 900 undergraduate and graduate degrees were conferred for the fall semester Sunday, according to preliminary numbers, with approximately 750 candidates for graduation participating in one of the two commencement ceremonies.
Playing His Options: UWG provides arena for Candler's success on and off the field
In the years beyond college, Willie Candler plans to carry on the family tradition. The question is - which one?
Winners on the Web: Three UWG professors win annual award for WebMBA faculty
Dr. Faye McIntyre, dean of the Richards College of Business and Sewell chair of private enterprise at the University of West Georgia, needed only four words to tell why three of her faculty members received an annual award given by students from across Georgia.
The Road from Tennessee to UWG: Alumna is Making Mark in Elementary Education
If you asked two-time Teacher of the Year Katy Eason what one experience at the University of West Georgia had the most profound effect on her, she wouldn't be able to answer.
Students and Faculty Care: Nursing Student Presents Research on Caring Curriculum
Katie Boalch didn't intend to come to the University of West Georgia. Instead, the Bremen native planned to go somewhere else-somewhere further away from home.
UWG Fall Commencement Ceremonies Set for Dec. 9
The University of West Georgia's fall commencement ceremonies will be held Saturday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum. The events cap off a semester that boasted the eighth consecutive year of record enrollment and historic levels in the median grade point average and SAT scores of incoming freshmen.
Super Superintendent: UWG Alum Named Georgia Superintendent of the Year
Coweta County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker understands it really does take a village to raise - or educate - a child. In fact, the newly named 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year quickly shifts credit for the honor from himself to the educators and administrators who help him run the system.