UWG Online Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
Recognizing the University of West Georgia's commitment to providing students a quality and affordable education experience, U.S. News & World Report has again included four of the university's programs in its recent list of the nation's best online graduate programs.
Service to Humanity: Nursing Alum's Experience Leads to Decision to Become a Nurse
Born in Guyana and then moving to New York to work in the business sector, Nadia Prince-Williams found herself in need of medical attention. While reflecting on the need for compassion in healthcare, Prince-Williams met a wonderful nurse.
Making Capitol Gains: Student Moves from UWG to Politics
Xavier Jennings found his passion at the University of West Georgia. After getting his undergraduate degree in political science, the Lithonia native is now in UWG's Master of Public Administration program, blazing his trail to the capitol.
Helping Native American Educators: Student's Research Targets American Indian Teacher Mentoring
Having firsthand experience with mentoring programs for state and regional agencies that do little to help new teachers or local schools, University of West Georgia College of Education doctoral student, Chris Fried, knew there had to be a better way. As the division of education director at Sitting Bull College (SBC)--a tribal college located on the Standing Rock Reservation in Fort Yates, N.D.--he began to delve deeper and discovered the lack of programs hit even closer to home.
After the Storm: UWG Employees Aid Harvey Victims
When David Lloyd, faculty development coordinator and emerging technologies specialist at the University of West Georgia, received a distress call from his sister during Hurricane Harvey he immediately drove to Houston. Her friend Rosalinda and her family were in dire need of help. What began as a trip to assist one family turned into so much more.