Tradition of Success: 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.
First Scholars' Day: Conference Spotlights Undergrad Research
The Honors College and the Office of Undergraduate Research recently sponsored the Undergraduate Research Conference, along with Honors Convocation, to create the University of West Georgia's first Scholars' Day. It was a time to celebrate and recognize UWG students and their academic work. Students from all majors were encouraged to submit presentations and research. Works varied in format from oral presentations to performances.
UWG Makes History at NCUR
Twenty-seven University of West Georgia students' abstracts were accepted for the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, making it a record-breaking number in UWG history. From those accepted, 21 students will travel to Memphis, Tenn. on April 6 to present their work.
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 Jones' brother was on top of him, hiding his very existence throughout the entire pregnancy. Imagine the surprise to his mother and her doctors.