Artist-in-Residence Program: Recent Artist Uses Art for Therapy
Newnan has a new resident. An artist-in-residence, that is. The Newnan Artist-in-Residence program - or ArtRez - combines the efforts of the University of West Georgia School of the Arts and UWG Newnan. The program offers artists of various disciplines the opportunity to temporarily reside at the Gray Cottage next door to the McRitchie-Hollis Museum.
Enrollment Spikes for UWG Newnan: Courses Reflect Community Need
More of a good thing is better - especially when comes to helping students realize their unlimited potential. That's why the University of West Georgia Newnan is pleased to announce a 40 percent increase in student enrollment for spring 2019 over the same time last year.
Feeding His Passion: Newnan Educator and UWG Alum Earns Prestigious Award
In October, Garner received the Gwen Hutchinson Outstanding Social Studies Educator Award presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Council for the Social Studies at the Classic Center in Athens, Ga. This highly prestigious award follows upon the heels of many other honors he has received, including the Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Teacher of the Year.
Growing Our Own: Dual Certification Program Addresses Teacher Shortage
Schools across the nation are challenged to find enough qualified teachers. Coweta County and the surrounding region are no exception. Many paraprofessionals - or teacher aides - already working in our schools are highly committed to their students and the educational system. Yet work schedules and related factors hinder them from obtaining education degrees required to become state certified teachers.