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.
Literacy and Beyond: Conference Gathers Area Reading and Writing Educators
The University of West Georgia's Cherokee Rose Writing Project recently hosted the 2017 Literacy and Beyond Conference, a day devoted to the latest research and teaching strategies for educators of literacy.