Pass Go & Collect $200: Sociology Class Uses Monopoly to Teach Important Life Lessons
A typical college classroom would normally include students sitting at their desks while a teacher lectures, and the students would be taking notes. In the classroom of Tiffany Parsons, sociology lecturer at the University of West Georgia, students are rolling dice, clutching fake money and trading properties. Parsons has utilized the classic board game Monopoly to teach her students important lessons about sociology.
Making History: UWG's First Organizational Leadership Graduate To Receive Degree
Yeme Thomas made history at the University of West Georgia's fall commencement ceremony as the university's first graduate with a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership.
The Night Howl: WOLF Internet Radio Recognized at College Broadcasters Inc. Awards
The WOLF Internet Radio howls at night to entertain students. Now, they have been rewarded for their efforts. The College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) 2017 National Student Production Awards gave the spring season of the Night Howl third place in the category of Best Audio Regularly Scheduled Programs.
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.
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.