A Dream Come True: UWG Student Awarded Prestigious Truman Scholarship
For the second time since its creation in 1975, the Truman Foundation has awarded a scholarship to a student at the University of West Georgia. Rickia Stafford, a first-generation college student from Smyrna majoring in political science, was notified in a virtual meeting with Dr. Brendan B. Kelly, UWG president, and Dr. David Jenks, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, that she was joining the ranks of distinguished Truman Scholars.
UWG Student Named Truman Scholar Finalist for Dedication to Public Service
As the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman often spoke on the importance of promoting young leaders and envisioned a program that would encourage political responsibility. That vision led to the establishment of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in 1975. Today, Rickia Stafford, a forward-looking political science major at the University of West Georgia, is a finalist for a Truman Scholarship.
Science and Myths: Waring Lecture Series Hosts 'Spooky' Archaeologist
The Department of Anthropology at the University of West Georgia recently hosted the Waring Distinguished Lecture Series, featuring Dr. Jeb Card, assistant teaching professor of anthropology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
The WOLF Keeps Howling: Gaining Ground in the World of College Radio
Already a decorated and award-winning college radio station, the WOLF Internet Radio at the University of West Georgia continues to bring in more accolades. Recently, the station placed high in the College Media Association's National Film and Audio Festival, held in Washington, D.C.