UWG professors selected for the Governor's Teaching Fellows Program
University of West Georgia faculty members Dr. Bradford Yates and Dr. Ryan Bronkema were recently selected as 2017 Governor's Teaching Fellows (GTF). As two of 15 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state, Yates and Bronkema were chosen after a highly competitive application and selection process.
Education Collaboration: UWG Professors Earn Teacher Quality Grant Second Year in a Row
As former recipients of the Improving Teacher Quality Grant, University of West Georgia professors Danilo Baylen and Joseph Hendricks have been awarded the grant once again and will be using it to host a workshop specifically targeting Title One schools with low science scores on the Georgia Milestone.
Panel Spotlights Sustainability Education
The place we call home makes up just a pinprick inside the Milky Way galaxy. This galaxy exists inside an even larger group of galaxies called a supercluster. Scientists estimate there are at least 10 million superclusters in existence. Despite the mind-boggling nature of our own minuteness, the future of the human race depends on how we sustain this world.
Chemistry Professor Earns Teacher Quality Grant
Dr. Sharmistha Basu-Dutt, chair and professor of chemistry at the University of West Georgia, has received a grant of $40,425. The University of Georgia awarded Basu-Dutt the Teacher Quality grant, and the money is intended to be used on a 50 hour, 5 PLU workshop for 24 teachers from Fulton, Coweta and Douglas counties.
College of Education Cares: How iCARE is Giving Back to the Community
Dr. Katy Green of the University of West Georgia's College of Education has invested the past three years in the university's iCARE (Instruction of Children At Risk and with Exceptionalities) program. Throughout this time, the iCARE grant has benefited hundreds of students, both at UWG and in the surrounding communities.