Close-Net: UWG Volleyball Senior Burnette Values Team Relationship Above All
Autumn Burnette has learned a lot about volleyball as a University of West Georgia student-athlete. She's learned how to better attack the ball, how to focus on the task at hand and how to block her opponents' scoring opportunities. But all those techniques and best practices pale in comparison to what she's learned about herself.
Finding Commonality: Eboo Patel Speaks on Interfaith Cooperation
The question is not how you surround yourself with more people who are diverse and agree with you but rather how you find commonality with people who have differences you don't like. That is the driving vision behind the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) organization. On Oct. 15, Eboo Patel, founder and president of IFYC, visited the University of West Georgia as the featured speaker for the College of Education's 2019 Dag Folger Speaker Series.
'Go Out Big': UWG Soccer Player Balances Athletics, Academics in Final Season
Morgan Haase started kicking a soccer ball soon after she learned to walk. She’s still kicking. The University of West Georgia senior, who plays center back (a defensive position) on the Wolves soccer team, has played soccer for almost the past two decades. At the end of this season, though, she’ll step off the pitch for the last time as a student-athlete.
Not Here to Play Games: UWG Volleyball Senior Looks Forward to Last Year on Court
If she can help it, McKenna Wharton's not going to have a desk job. Her feet are too accustomed to constantly moving to allow that. Wharton, an outside hitter on the University of West Georgia volleyball team, plans to apply to nursing schools after she graduates from UWG in May 2020 with a bachelor's degree in health and community wellness.