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.
The Thirteenth Juror: UWG Hosts Guest Lecture on DNA Evidence in the Courtroom
What can DNA evidence in the courtroom tell us? Claudia Saari, the circuit public defender for DeKalb County and Tom Charron, Cobb County court administrator, recently came to the University of West Georgia to share their experiences with forensic science and the criminal justice system.
Alum Broadcasts Success Pointers: Reporter Darryl Forges Urges Students to Take Initiative
University of West Georgia alum Darryl Forges is the perfect example that proves hard work can get you anywhere. Forges, who started as an intern at WSB in Atlanta, continuously worked his way up through the industry to his current position as a news reporter at WTVJ NBC 6 in South Florida.