Wolf statue in the sunlight

Undergraduate Research and Honors Convocation Awardees Recognized

Each spring, UWG dedicates a day to celebrate the hard work and achievements of its top students. Scholars' Day, sponsored by the UWG Honors College and the Office of Undergraduate Research, consist of two main events: an undergraduate research conference in the afternoon and the annual Honors Convocation in the evening.

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Rickia Stafford

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.

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As the 33rd president of the U.S., 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.

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.

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Sarah Gross, a health and community wellness major in the University of West Georgia’s College of Education, has been named the university’s 2020 Academic Recognition Day Scholar.

Gross Named UWG's 2020 Academic Recognition Day Scholar

Sarah Gross, a health and community wellness major in the University of West Georgia's College of Education, has been named the university's 2020 Academic Recognition Day Scholar.

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Finding employment after graduation can be difficult, but it may have just gotten a little easier for three University of West Georgia students.

Enterprising Students: Three Wolves Land Internships with Enterprise Holdings Inc.

Finding employment after graduation can be difficult, but it may have just gotten a little easier for three University of West Georgia students.

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