Preserving the Past: Curator Receives NPS Grant
Who could forget the logged miles on the dashboard, infinite rows of trees and sightseeing at state parks? A portion of Andrew Carter's childhood was a marriage of traveling and studying the past. Spending quality time with his father, a Boy Scout, and exploring state-run parks foreshadowed his current success as the curator of collections at the University of West Georgia's Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory where he was recently awarded a grant from the National Park Service (NPS).
Affordable Learning Solutions
Dr. Mark Kunkel, a licensed psychologist and professor at the University of West Georgia, was recently awarded with the Affordable Learning Grant for a second time. Based on his research, he created the first and only free introductory psychology textbook to have a comprehensive chapter on humanistic, existential and transpersonal psychology.
From Passion to Professional: UWG Alumna Ashley Bush Brings her Career Goals to Life
Behind every successful company’s programs lies a team of talented and dedicated professionals. And behind the corporate communications department at Southwire Company, LLC is proud University of West Georgia alumna Ashley Bush. Bush, who graduated from UWG in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications, currently serves as Director of Media and Community Relations for Southwire in Carrollton. Despite having graduated less than six years ago, Bush has already made huge strides in her professional career.
Fighting Against Poverty in Carrollton
The University of West Georgia’s College of Social Sciences hosted its second annual State of the Community event on Thursday, Feb. 23. The event, designed to bring local organizations together for collaborative solutions for alleviating poverty, welcomed hundreds of community employees and leaders from Carroll County.