The University of West Georgia was well represented recently at the annual conference of the Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA), held in New Orleans, La., where several graduate students showcased their unlimited potential by presenting their research.

Scholarly Achievement: Students Present Research at Southern Criminal Justice Association Conference

The University of West Georgia was well represented recently at the annual conference of the Southern Criminal Justice Association (SCJA), held in New Orleans, La., where several graduate students showcased their unlimited potential by presenting their research.

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Xavier Jennings found his passion at the University of West Georgia. After getting his undergraduate degree in political science, the Lithonia native is now in UWG’s Master of Public Administration program, blazing his trail to the capitol.

Making Capitol Gains: Student Moves from UWG to Politics

Xavier Jennings found his passion at the University of West Georgia. After getting his undergraduate degree in political science, the Lithonia native is now in UWG's Master of Public Administration program, blazing his trail to the capitol.

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The University of West Georgia recently hosted a debate focusing on health care reform. Sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and mediated by Director of UWG Debate Dr. Michael Hester, the event stepped away from the typical format.

UWG Debate Tackles Health Care Reform

The University of West Georgia recently hosted a debate focusing on health care reform. Sponsored by the College of Social Sciences and mediated by Director of UWG Debate Dr. Michael Hester, the event stepped away from the typical format.

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Mentoring young girls to help them bloom into successful adults is close to her heart. Giving back to help others is her passion. To most, these two things sound might like a full-time job—but not for Bresha’ Baker, junior political science major at the University of West Georgia. These are just some of the things she does in addition to being a full-time student.

Advocate and Mentor: Student Wants to Give Back

Mentoring young girls to help them bloom into successful adults is close to her heart. Giving back to help others is her passion. To most, these two things sound might like a full-time job--but not for Bresha' Baker, junior political science major at the University of West Georgia. These are just some of the things she does in addition to being a full-time student.

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Akiebia Hicks works as a park ranger. She’s an author, publishing her first book. In her spare time, she’s a student at the University of West Georgia, having recently been accepted in the Master of Public Administration program in the school’s political science department. Oh yeah, she also works as a department grad assistant.

Ranger, Author, Student: Ranger Blazes Own Trail in Uncharted Territory

Akiebia Hicks works as a park ranger. She's an author, publishing her first book. In her spare time, she's a student at the University of West Georgia, having recently been accepted in the Master of Public Administration program in the school's political science department. Oh yeah, she also works as a department grad assistant.

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