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.
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.