I Am West Georgia
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.
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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