The Future of History: Alum Named Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Teacher of the Year
Passion and commitment is what you get when you Go West. Just ask Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year John Garner ('08 '13). "I love what I do and have a true passion for teaching that was ingrained in me during my days at the University of West Georgia," said College of Arts and Humanities and College of Education alum Garner.
A Spark in the Dark: Education Major Helps At-Risk Youth
Mileigh Rabun never imagined she'd work with at-risk youth. Homeschooled in her elementary years, she was taught to avoid them. Then she took Dr. Tom Peterson's Critical Thinking in Teaching at the University of West Georgia Newnan and a spark was lit that turned into a mighty flame.
UWG Welcomes Allison Joseph
West Georgia recently welcomed Allison Joseph to the area as the first artist in residence in conjunction with the New Georgia Arts Collaborative. Joseph is the author of seven collections of poetry and winner of numerous accolades. She is also well known for her work as an advocate for young writers.