Star Trek: UWG Alum Lends Technology Expertise to Oscar-Winning Film
How do you recreate an event that is ingrained in a nation's collective consciousness? Ask UWG alumnus Jared LeClaire. The freelance video designer, programmer and engineer helped do just that as a crewmember on the major motion picture "First Man." The Neil Armstrong biopic won the 91st Academy Award for Best Visual Effects 50 years after Armstrong achieved iconic status by walking on the moon.
Pug Teaches Reading: Ed.S. Student’s Therapy Dog Helps Boost Children’s Reading Skills, Confidence
Ask any student at South Salem Elementary what his or her favorite part of school is, and you'll get a quick answer - Mr. Booker T. Pug. Booker is a 3-year-old reading therapy dog who hangs out in the school's media center.
Remember the 'Why': Alum, CEO Returns to Campus for McCalman Roundtable
A University of West Georgia alumnus who has reached the top of his chosen industry returned to campus recently to share the philosophies that led to his success. David Amerson was recently the keynote speaker for the Merryl and Hardy McCalman Executive Roundtable, an event hosted by the Richards College of Business.
Taking A Leap of Faith: Graduate follows her destiny
Taking her hard work and dedication to a new level, Neriah Ethridge, a 2018 graduate from the University of West Georgia, paved the way for her career using resources provided her in her UWG experience. Etheridge is now part of the iHeart Radio team in Atlanta, following her dream of working in radio and digital media.
Children of Zen: Alumna Touts Benefits of Yoga in Early Childhood Development
The average American spends at least 12 years in school learning "the three Rs" - reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. But University of West Georgia alumna Andrea Laubstein wonders how much they learn about themselves?