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How do you honor an educator who has spent her life teaching the importance of a multicultural and globally connected world? For the UWG's Dr. Cecilia Lee, professor emerita of Spanish, the answer was simple. Although she retired in 2007, her former students, friends and family created a scholarship in her name, ensuring she will impact generations to come.
When UWG last sat down to chat with physics alumnus Roger Lascorz, he dreamed of working at NASA. It was a giant leap that would be the result of several steps for the Catalonia, Spain, native who moved to Carrollton as a 16-year-old international student. Five years after our initial interview, we found Lascorz right where he predicted he’d be – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
“I can’t believe I’m here.” UWG theatre alumnus Terrence J. Smith ’14 thought this to himself many times during his first day on set for “The Color Purple.” In this musical adaptation of Alice Walker's novel about the struggles of an African American woman living in the South during the early 1900s, Smith plays Adam, son of protagonist and narrator Celie.