Stranded in STEM: UWG's COE Hosts Fifth Annual STEM Competition
More than 100 students from area middle and high schools gathered recently for the fifth annual So You Think You Can STEM competition. The event, hosted by the University of West Georgia College of Education (COE), was themed "Stranded in STEM."
Growing Our Own: Dual Certification Program Addresses Teacher Shortage
Schools across the nation are challenged to find enough qualified teachers. Coweta County and the surrounding region are no exception. Many paraprofessionals - or teacher aides - already working in our schools are highly committed to their students and the educational system. Yet work schedules and related factors hinder them from obtaining education degrees required to become state certified teachers.
Circle of Leadership: Faculty Member Receives National Wellness Honor
UWG's Bridgette Stewart was recently named as a National Wellness Institute 2018 Circle of Leadership inductee. Stewart, senior lecturer in the Department of Sports Management, Wellness and Physical Education in the College of Education, was one of four individuals in the nation to receive the honor.
The Power of Relationships: UWG Alum Gives Back in Education
Going from mentee to mentor, Fredrick Bailey knows what it means to pay it forward. Graduating from the University of West Georgia as an early childhood education (ECED) major, Bailey has fostered long lasting relationships throughout his career as an author, motivational speaker and mentor.
Center for Diversity and Inclusion Names Resident Scholars
The University of West Georgia strongly believes in the importance of inclusiveness for everyone. In fact, it is a core value of the institution. To further the commitment to providing a learning environment that celebrates diversity, UWG's Center for Diversity and Inclusion established the Resident Scholars program.