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.
Students Generate Poverty Solutions at Hackathon
On Saturday morning, the halls of the Education Center at the University of West Georgia were all abuzz with student activity; however, this crowd of students wasn't the building's usual occupiers. Instead of college students preparing to be the next generation of educators, local teens between the ages of 13 and 17 filled two classrooms preparing to participate in UWG's first Hackathon.
The Business of STEM: Young Minds Exercise Skills in Annual Competition
More than 100 students from surrounding area middle and high schools gathered on Saturday, March 4 for the third annual So You Think You Can STEM competition. The event, hosted by the University of West Georgia College of Education (COE) and College of Science and Mathematics (COSM), was themed "The Business of STEM."
Unstoppable Woman: Student Creates Conference to Help Empower Women
Coming from a small town, Jessica Pope could have never expected that at the end of her five years at the University of West Georgia she would be in over 12 student organizations, have a 3.4 GPA and, most importantly, would be hosting her first women's conference.