The University of West Georgia will offer three new degree programs at UWG Newnan this fall, including a new type of degree in interdisciplinary studies.

UWG Newnan offering Three New Degrees this Fall

The University of West Georgia will offer three new degree programs at UWG Newnan this fall, including a new type of degree in interdisciplinary studies.

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The University of West Georgia will host physician and poet Dr. Charles Bardes as the winner of the 2018 New Georgia Arts Literary Achievement Award. The award is given by The New Georgia Arts Collaborative (NGAC,) a coalition of writers, educators and patrons sponsoring cultural events and community outreach in greater Atlanta.

Poetry and Medicine Collide: UWG hosts the 2018 Georgia Arts Award winner Dr. Charles Bardes

The University of West Georgia will host physician and poet Dr. Charles Bardes as the winner of the 2018 New Georgia Arts Literary Achievement Award. The award is given by The New Georgia Arts Collaborative (NGAC,) a coalition of writers, educators and patrons sponsoring cultural events and community outreach in greater Atlanta.

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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).

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.

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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.

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.

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A recent $75,000 gift from Piedmont Newnan Hospital will support academic programming, technology enhancement and other initiatives at the University of West Georgia in Newnan.

Piedmont Provides $75,000 Support for UWG Newnan

A recent $75,000 gift from Piedmont Newnan Hospital will support academic programming, technology enhancement and other initiatives at the University of West Georgia in Newnan.

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