A Step Ahead in STEM: UWG's Lindsey Robinson Wins USEA Award
While many universities and institutions offer programs to expand STEM education, some stand a step above the rest. Lindsey Robinson, alumna and staff member of the University of West Georgia, has recently been awarded for her work in the College of Education's (COE) UTeach program, demonstrating its success in STEM education preparation.
Health and Community Wellness Degree Sees Major Growth
Since the initiation of the health and community wellness major at the University of West Georgia in December 2015, active enrollment has grown from 35-40 students to 243 as of this fall and is the fastest growing major on campus. With all of the improvements and advancements, students are becoming aware of opportunities to pursue a degree in health and community wellness. People are noticing the need in the professional world for this field and how this major is filling the gap.
UWG Hosts Two-Time Olympic Gold Champion: Dag Folger Speaker Series to Feature Edwin Moses
The University of West Georgia's College of Education will host two-time Olympic gold medalist Edwin Moses for its fourth annual Dag Folger Critical Topics in Education Speaker Series. The keynote speech, themed the Power of Quantum Performance, will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum. An autograph session will follow.
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.