“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.

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.

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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).

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.

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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.

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.

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