University of West Georgia alumnus J. Bruce Hildebrand, who earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1973, recently created a scholarship supporting gap funding at the University of West Georgia in memory of his late wife, Sarah McCray Hildebrand.

UWG English Alum Honors Wife's Memory by Supporting Gap Funding

University of West Georgia alumnus J. Bruce Hildebrand, who earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1973, recently created a scholarship supporting gap funding at the University of West Georgia in memory of his late wife, Sarah McCray Hildebrand.

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From a young age, Dr. Ann McCleary, professor and director of the Center for Public History (CPH) in the University of West Georgia’s Department of History, has demonstrated a passion and appreciation for history and preservation. This passion has carried on with her through the years, with each day bringing new knowledge and a new appreciation for public history.

UWG Faculty Member Touts Doing What You Love

From a young age, Dr. Ann McCleary, professor and director of the Center for Public History (CPH) in the University of West Georgia's Department of History, has demonstrated a passion and appreciation for history and preservation. This passion has carried on with her through the years, with each day bringing new knowledge and a new appreciation for public history.

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University of West Georgia faculty members Dr. Bradford Yates and Dr. Ryan Bronkema were recently selected as 2017 Governor’s Teaching Fellows (GTF). As two of 15 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state, Yates and Bronkema were chosen after a highly competitive application and selection process.

UWG professors selected for the Governor's Teaching Fellows Program

University of West Georgia faculty members Dr. Bradford Yates and Dr. Ryan Bronkema were recently selected as 2017 Governor's Teaching Fellows (GTF). As two of 15 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state, Yates and Bronkema were chosen after a highly competitive application and selection process.

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Aimee Copeland believes you can have faith or you can have fear. It’s a lesson taught to her by her father, and it’s a message that she shared with University of West Georgia graduates on July 25 at the summer commencement ceremony.

Copeland Delivers Inspiring Message to Grads

Aimee Copeland believes you can have faith or you can have fear. It's a lesson taught to her by her father, and it's a message that she shared with University of West Georgia graduates on July 25 at the summer commencement ceremony.

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The University of West Georgia conferred over 500 graduates during summer commencement on Tuesday, July 25. Congratulations to all grads!

Congrats Graduates

The University of West Georgia conferred over 500 graduates during summer commencement on Tuesday, July 25. Congratulations to all grads!

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Former State University of West Georgia cheerleader Mandy Shierling Hill remembers the trip starting like any other. In the very early morning hours of Aug. 10, 1997, members of the university's 15-strong coed squad - bleary-eyed and half-awake - tightly packed themselves and their luggage into two 15-passenger vans. Many fell asleep against the hard glass of windows or the shoulders of teammates as they traveled through the pre-dawn darkness on a six-and-a-half-hour journey to Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Unsilenced Cheers: Tragedy 20 Years Ago Gives Rise to West Georgia's National Cheerleading Dynasty

Former State University of West Georgia cheerleader Mandy Shierling Hill remembers the trip starting like any other. In the very early morning hours of Aug. 10, 1997, members of the university's 15-strong coed squad - bleary-eyed and half-awake - tightly packed themselves and their luggage into two 15-passenger vans. Many fell asleep against the hard glass of windows or the shoulders of teammates as they traveled through the pre-dawn darkness on a six-and-a-half-hour journey to Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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The University of West Georgia’s School of the Arts (SOTA) recently kicked off its fourth annual film camp—a weeklong event that gave students a firsthand look on what filmmaking is all about.

Let the Filmmaking Begin: UWG Hosts Fourth Annual Film Camp

The University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) recently kicked off its fourth annual film camp--a weeklong event that gave students a firsthand look on what filmmaking is all about.

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The University of West Georgia celebrated another year of significant achievements in fiscal year 2017, including historic enrollment and graduation levels, record economic impact and impressive national rankings.

Happy New (Fiscal) Year: UWG Reflects on Past Year's Achievements

The University of West Georgia celebrated another year of significant achievements in fiscal year 2017, including historic enrollment and graduation levels, record economic impact and impressive national rankings.

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Ring of Fire: UWG to Commemorate 2017 Eclipse with Unique Research Trip, Community Observation

For the first time in a century, a total solar eclipse will cross the country on Aug. 21. Advances made in transportation, technology and communications since 1919 provide scholars at the University of West Georgia a unique opportunity to study Earth, the sun and their interaction. UWG scientists and students are set to make the most of this celestial event with a research trip near Lexington, S.C. The College of Science and Mathematics also plans to host a community observation on campus at the UWG Observatory.

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Arden Williams has been bringing honor to the University of West Georgia ever since her graduation in 1998. From earning the UWG Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Humanities to serving on UWG’s Board of Directors, Williams continues to make a mark on UWG even after leaving the campus.

Traveling with Main Street: UWG Alumna Heads Up Georgia Humanities' Programs

Arden Williams has been bringing honor to the University of West Georgia ever since her graduation in 1998. From earning the UWG Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Humanities to serving on UWG's Board of Directors, Williams continues to make a mark on UWG even after leaving the campus.

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As former recipients of the Improving Teacher Quality Grant, University of West Georgia professors Danilo Baylen and Joseph Hendricks have been awarded the grant once again and will be using it to host a workshop specifically targeting Title One schools with low science scores on the Georgia Milestone.

Education Collaboration: UWG Professors Earn Teacher Quality Grant Second Year in a Row

As former recipients of the Improving Teacher Quality Grant, University of West Georgia professors Danilo Baylen and Joseph Hendricks have been awarded the grant once again and will be using it to host a workshop specifically targeting Title One schools with low science scores on the Georgia Milestone.

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Many young students may say “I want to be a director when I grow up!” Few of those students actually have the chance to spend a week directing their own movies from start to finish, getting a firsthand look behind the scenes. However, area students will get that exact opportunity this summer by participating the University of West Georgia’s School of the Arts (SOTA) Film Camp.

"Lights, Camera, Action!" Film camp guides students through film production

Many young students may say "I want to be a director when I grow up!" Few of those students actually have the chance to spend a week directing their own movies from start to finish, getting a firsthand look behind the scenes. However, area students will get that exact opportunity this summer by participating the University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) Film Camp.

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The place we call home makes up just a pinprick inside the Milky Way galaxy. This galaxy exists inside an even larger group of galaxies called a supercluster. Scientists estimate there are at least 10 million superclusters in existence. Despite the mind-boggling nature of our own minuteness, the future of the human race depends on how we sustain this world.

Panel Spotlights Sustainability Education

The place we call home makes up just a pinprick inside the Milky Way galaxy. This galaxy exists inside an even larger group of galaxies called a supercluster. Scientists estimate there are at least 10 million superclusters in existence. Despite the mind-boggling nature of our own minuteness, the future of the human race depends on how we sustain this world.

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