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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A retired construction contractor Bill Headley- who will graduate May 11 from the University of West Georgia with a degree in real estate - looks forward to completing a quest he started 60 years ago.

Student returns for degree 60 years later

Retired construction contractor Bill Headley - who will graduate May 11 from the University of West Georgia with a degree in real estate - looks forward to completing a quest he started 60 years ago.

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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.

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.

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