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I Am West Georgia

Alice Wesley

Alice Wesley Name:  Alice DeBose Wesley.     

Years at UWG:  7-1/2 years.

My job title: Admission Specialist for the Graduate School.

What I really do: Assist in getting people into Graduate School to further their education.

Birthplace:  Merigold, Mississippi.                          

Family:  Husband, James; two children, Kenisha, USAF, and Cameron, a junior at Carrollton High.

People describe me as: Strong-minded, considerate, compassionate and funny.

My favorite things to do: Cooking, crafts, traveling, event planning.

My proudest accomplishment: My children.

My passion: Cooking.

My pet peeve: People that whine about things that they have no control over.

Before UWG, I: Worked at West Central Tech as an Evening Secretary.

I joined UWG because: It was a chance to work during the day and close to home.

I stay because: I am helping somebody on a daily basis.

One thing I would change about UWG: Summer work schedule.

The best advice I ever received: Treat people the way you want to be treated.

The best advice I’d give to new faculty and staff: Treat everyone with respect and get work done in a timely manner.  Be professional in all you do.

When I was a child, I wanted to be: A nurse.        

Most people don't know that: I’m really a nice person.

My favorite quotation: “If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else,” Frederick Douglas.

The book I think everyone should read: The Bible.    
The movie I think everyone should watch:  Pretty Woman.

My favorite memory: The time with my grandmother, Ruby.

The person (alive or dead) I’d most like to meet:  Maya Angelou.

What I would most like to have if castaway on an island: Recliner, blanket and pillow.

What I would do if I won the lottery:  Give to charities (breast cancer and homeless shelters) and extensive overseas travel.

What I most want to contribute to students: To respect themselves and others. Stay focused and keep their eyes on the prize.

Although you didn’t ask, I’d like to tell you anyway:  I like my job at UWG; however, I would like to own my own business.



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