Back to the Garden: Instructor Incorporates Sustainability Component into Course
University of West Georgia English instructor Ashley Dycus has always been interested in community service. When she discovered the community garden on campus, a hidden gem tucked away behind the UWG Observatory and Arbor View Apartments that grows food for local families while educating young people, she found a way to tie that interest into her coursework.
A Legacy of Inclusion: UWG Philosophy Student Attends Competitive Institute
"Do I--as a Latina woman--have a place in the field of philosophy?" That was a question University of West Georgia student Maria Constanza "Cony" Garrido Sierralta asked herself for years. But thanks to Associate Professor and Director of Philosophy Dr. Walter Riker and the Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI), she knows for certain she does.
The Future of History: Alum Named Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Teacher of the Year
Passion and commitment is what you get when you Go West. Just ask Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year John Garner ('08 '13). "I love what I do and have a true passion for teaching that was ingrained in me during my days at the University of West Georgia," said College of Arts and Humanities and College of Education alum Garner.
Love, War and Politics: West Georgia's Counterculture
Few millennials can fathom a time when it was dictated on campus what women could wear. But as University of West Georgia Center for Public History (CPH) graduate students discovered recently, that time wasn't so long ago.
Five Perspectives: UWG Celebrates the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
University of West Georgia commemorated the upcoming anniversary of the Reformation with an event, The Reformation at 500: Five Perspectives. It was sponsored by the Department of History and the College of Arts and Humanities as part of the annual Dean's Signature Series, whose theme this year is truth. The event included five different speakers, who spoke on the Reformation and its profound influence on the world.