Raequon Jones came into this world as a surprise. When Ronette Jones-Milligan went into labor, she headed to the hospital to have her baby. But unbeknownst to her and her doctors, she was carrying twins. The babies were positioned in such a way that Raequon’s brother was on top of him, hiding his very existence throughout the entire pregnancy. Imagine the surprise to his mother and her doctors.

Facing the Odds: Only Black Male in Nursing Cohort Looks Forward to Graduation

Raequon Jones came into this world as a surprise. When Ronette Jones-Milligan went into labor, she headed to the hospital to have her baby. But unbeknownst to her and her doctors, she was carrying twins. The babies were positioned in such a way that Raequon's brother was on top of him, hiding his very existence throughout the entire pregnancy. Imagine the surprise to his mother and her doctors.

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The University of West Georgia is sending 24 students with the Honors College to the 30th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The conference takes place at the University of North Carolina in Asheville, from April 7 to April 9. Of the 24 students, 18 will present their research abstracts.

UWG Students Share Their Research: 24 to Attend NCUR

The University of West Georgia is sending 24 students with the Honors College to the 30th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The conference takes place at the University of North Carolina in Asheville, from April 7 to April 9. Of the 24 students, 18 will present their research abstracts.

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UWG Students Share Their Research: 24 to Attend NCUR

Honors Convocation Recognizes Scholastic Achievement

The 2016 Honors Convocation at the University of West Georgia’s Townsend Center recognized students from all colleges and departments for their outstanding academic achievement. Dr. Kyle Marrero, UWG president, presented the awards.

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UWG Student Gains Priceless Research Experience Beginning in the Classroom

UWG Student Gains Priceless Research Experience Beginning in the Classroom

Sam McCracken recently attended the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference in Chicago. Last semester in his course Research and Methodology, Sam wrote a research exposition titled, “Partitions: Escapism and Calculated Sexuality in Min’s Red Azalea.” In his paper, Sam attempts to read Anchee Min’s 1992 memoir Red Azalea from the model of gender performativity outlined in Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble.

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