'Total Immersion': UWG, Fulton County Schools Partner to Offer Future Teachers Paid Internships
The concept of paid internships is almost unheard-of for most students, but thanks to a valuable partnership between the College of Education at the University of West Georgia and Fulton County Schools, future educators now have the chance to hone their teaching skills and receive an income.
Pug Teaches Reading: Ed.S. Student’s Therapy Dog Helps Boost Children’s Reading Skills, Confidence
Ask any student at South Salem Elementary what his or her favorite part of school is, and you'll get a quick answer - Mr. Booker T. Pug. Booker is a 3-year-old reading therapy dog who hangs out in the school's media center.
Autism Unmasked: UWG Professor Seeks to Help Caregivers, Doctors Diagnose Early
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) cases in the United States is on the rise, and although it can be detected as early as age 2, most children are not diagnosed until age 4. The University of West Georgia's Dr. Twyla Perryman is working to change that.
Rock On, Economics: UWG Center Advocates Economic Education, Financial Literacy
Kim Holder doesn't think every student should know how to balance a checkbook. Knowing why they should balance one, though - that's a different story.
'Ready to Get Out There': UWG Senior Wants to Help Others Find Their Voices
When Katie Brewer was younger, an influential person in her life helped her find her voice - literally. Now, she wants to pass that gift on to future generations.