Mourning After: UWG Professor Conducts Grief Research with Students on Campus
Dr. Mary Alice Varga has seen the ways loss can influence one's life, through her many interactions with college student and peers. She also experienced loss in her family at a young age.
Wise Counsel: Association Honors Memory of Professor Emerita Linda Painter
If you asked friends and colleagues to describe the late Professor Emerita Dr. Linda Painter, they would be quick to answer. Compassionate. Open-minded. A counselor educator not only well known to UWG graduate students in the program, but to other counselors from around the region as well. To honor her memory and her passion for the counseling profession, the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia announced a new annual award: the Linda Painter Service Award.
The Pioneer Woman: Memorabilia Honoring Dot McNabb Unveiled at UWG
Former UWG coach and professor Dorothy McNabb left such an impression on the college and the community that when she retired from her 35 year career at UWG in 1988, the City of Carrollton declared August 14 Dot McNabb Day. For this year's Dot McNabb Day, the College of Education's Department of Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education commissioned a memorial plaque in honor and remembrance of "Miss Mac."
The University of West Georgia's College of Education Comprehensive Community Clinic recently hosted more than 50 kids from the Georgia School for the Deaf at its annual Sertoma Fantasy Baseball Camp. The camp gave students the opportunity to work first hand with university baseball players to learn catching, pitching, running, and hitting skills.