A ladder with broken rungs. Walls looming above you. People standing at the top who say they can help. They hold out their arms to you, but you can’t reach. That’s the image University of West Georgia student Jeri Shaffer uses to illustrate the trap of poverty.

A Voice of Hope: One UWG Student's Journey with Circles of West Georgia

A ladder with broken rungs. Walls looming above you. People standing at the top who say they can help. They hold out their arms to you, but you can't reach. That's the image University of West Georgia student Jeri Shaffer uses to illustrate the trap of poverty.

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Just like her friends, 13-year-old Kimora Hudson will be purchasing school supplies to prepare for the upcoming school year. However, it won’t be high school that she is looking forward to attending. Instead, Kimora will be the youngest student enrolled for the fall 2017 semester at the University of West Georgia.

College at 13: Teen is Youngest at UWG for Fall 2017

Just like her friends, 13-year-old Kimora Hudson will be purchasing school supplies to prepare for the upcoming school year. However, it won't be high school that she is looking forward to attending. Instead, Kimora will be the youngest student enrolled for the fall 2017 semester at the University of West Georgia.

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Another alumna proves that research opportunities provided here at the University of West Georgia can lead to greater outcomes. Emilia Truluck, a graduate of the Advanced Academy of Georgia at UWG, is headed to the United Kingdom as the winner of the 2017 Marshall Scholarship. The scholarship, funded by the British government, covers all expenses for up to two years of postgraduate studies in the U.K. program of her choice.

From Asia to Europe: Alumna Continues Making Her Mark on the World

Another alumna proves that research opportunities provided here at the University of West Georgia can lead to greater outcomes. Emilia Truluck, a graduate of the Advanced Academy of Georgia, is headed to the United Kingdom as the winner of the 2017 Marshall Scholarship. The scholarship, funded by the British government, covers all expenses for up to two years of postgraduate studies in the U.K. program of her choice.

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There is no doubt that Grant Hacherl, senior in psychology, has done his part at University of West Georgia.  He presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference and the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference.  He was awarded with the Outstanding Honors College Junior Award at Honors Convocation. But perhaps most importantly, he has pursued his passions for children and helping others and turned it into the start of a vocational journey.

Unlimited Potential: UWG Student Makes the Most of UWG Experience

There is no doubt that Grant Hacherl, senior in psychology, has done his part at UWG. He presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference and the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference. He was awarded with the Outstanding Honors College Junior Award at Honors Convocation. But perhaps most importantly, he has pursued his passions for children and helping others and turned it into the start of a vocational journey.

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Some of the brightest minds from across the nation recently gathered for two national championship tournaments of the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) and the National Debate Tournament (NDT).  University of West Georgia was represented by two students, Josh Michael and Tommy Jordan, throughout the eight days of competition.

Tradition of Triumph: UWG Debate Continues Nationals Streak

Some of the brightest minds from across the nation recently gathered for two national championship tournaments of the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) and the National Debate Tournament (NDT). University of West Georgia was represented by two students, Josh Michael and Tommy Jordan, throughout the eight days of competition.

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