'On Cloud Nine': Two UWG Alumni Named Fulbright Scholars
West Poindexter was at work when he got the news. He'd taken a break to check his messages. One of those messages informed him that he was officially a Fulbright Scholar.
WOLF Radio Brings Home Even More Awards
To say that The WOLF Internet Radio at the University of West Georgia has had a good year would be a huge understatement. Soon after winning national recognition in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems Golden Microphone Awards (IBS), The WOLF has done it yet again.
A Calling to Give Back: First-Generation College Graduate Lucey, UWG Alumna and CEO, Endows Scholarship
When Amanda Lucey was deciding on a college, she wanted a place where she could get involved and be part of the community. That's why she chose the University of West Georgia. Now, Lucey has given back to her college community, establishing the Amanda Lucey Endowed Scholarship for UWG students majoring in mass communications.
Teaching the Whole Student: UWG's CEEFL Hosts 2019 Teacher Institute
Educating the educators is central to the mission of the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy (CEEFL) at the University of West Georgia. The 2019 Teacher Institute, held earlier this summer, moved the center closer to the fulfillment of its mission.
Big Impact: UWG Contributes $604M to Regional Economy
The University of West Georgia contributed more than $604 million to the region's economy during the state's 2018 fiscal year, according to a report recently released by the University System of Georgia (USG).
Cheer Leaders: UWG Students Coach Youth Cheer Team to National Stage
When Spencer Gist was a kid, he had a trampoline in his backyard. He'd flip and flop on it all day, not knowing then that the skills he was learning would enable him to coach a team of cheerleaders to a competitive national stage.
Groundbreaker: UWG Alumnus Oversees $2B Supply Chain Company
If America runs on Dunkin', then - in a way - America runs on a company that is the brainchild of University of West Georgia alumnus Scott Carter.
UWG's School of the Arts presents Fall 2019 Schedule for The Other Night School
The University of West Georgia's School of the Arts will continue its fourth season of The Other Night School for Fall 2019. The season will include a series of evening lectures held by university professors and will cover a range of interesting topics such as literature, history, art and science.
Making it Big in Radio: The WOLF Internet Radio Brings Home More National Awards
The WOLF Internet Radio at the University of West Georgia made its mark on a national level at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems Golden Microphone Awards (IBS), bringing home awards to the University of West Georgia.
Tanner Health System School of Nursing Recognized as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education
The Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) at the University of West Georgia has been recognized as one of 10 nursing programs across the country named as a 2019 National League of Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education.
Brain STEM: Hoff Receives $1M Grant to Recruit, Prepare STEM Teachers
In one of the largest grants ever received at the University of West Georgia, the College of Education (COE) was recently awarded more than $1.3 million from the National Science Foundation in an effort to recruit and prepare STEM certified teachers.
Adding to Success: UWG Math Professor Earns Award, Assists African-American Men
Dr. Christopher Jett, associate professor of mathematics at the University of West Georgia, was recently awarded the prestigious 2019 Early Career Award from the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). The ceremony took place at AMTE's annual conference held this year in Orlando, Florida.
Aspiring Students Envision Futures in Healthcare
The nationwide opioid epidemic affects almost everyone. For young people planning to enter the healthcare profession, the crisis is of particular importance. Many such students will soon be on the front lines saving lives. UWG's Tanner Health System School of Nursing trains its students in how to cope with such issues hands-on.
Cyberspace Force: UWG Hosts Third Annual CyberCamp
Abdulaah Savage was one of more than a dozen high school students who recently came to the University of West Georgia to dedicate one last week of summer break to learning about cybersecurity, its principles and how it applies to everyday life.
Code Talkers: UWG, Carrollton Elementary School Partner Through Innovative Club
Thanks to an innovative partnership with the University of West Georgia, Carrollton Elementary School (CES) students have an exciting opportunity to build their technology skills.
Golden Years: Alum Celebrates 50 Years of Giving, Teaching the Future about the Past
Although you can trace the historic preservation movement’s roots back to President Theodore Roosevelt in the early 20th century, a government policy didn’t exist until 1966. Around the same time, a young George Edwards enrolled at then-West Georgia College and was on his way to making his own history as a pioneer in officially safeguarding our nation’s past.
Million Dollar Listing: UWG Grad Finds Real Estate Success in 90210
Real estate specialist Bjorn Farrugia has inked deals for clients selling and purchasing multi-million-dollar mansions in Los Angeles, California, but Farrugia found his passion in a small town an hour outside Atlanta at the University of West Georgia.