After high school, Tammy White didn’t go to college. Instead, she married her high-school sweetheart, had three children and lived happily ever after. Well, almost. When her children were older, White decided she needed to go to work.

Caring Students = Caring Nurses: Non-traditional nursing student forms lifelong and caring friendships

After high school, Tammy White didn't go to college. Instead, she married her high-school sweetheart, had three children and lived happily ever after. Well, almost. When her children were older, White decided she needed to go to work.

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Following a tradition with more than 50 years of history, the University of West Georgia Honors College recently recognized the university’s superior seniors during its annual Honors Convocation. More than 50 UWG students who are set for graduation in May were honored with different awards during the ceremony, which serves as the culmination of the Honors College’s annual Scholars’ Day.

UWG Honors College Hosts Scholars' Day

Following a tradition with more than 50 years of history, the University of West Georgia Honors College recently recognized the university's superior seniors during its annual Honors Convocation. More than 50 UWG students who are set for graduation in May were honored with different awards during the ceremony, which serves as the culmination of the Honors College's annual Scholars' Day.

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The U.S. Air Force knows him as Lt. Col. James G. Martin, a reservist who’s served in the Nurse Corps for 14 years. UWG knows him as Jim Martin, nurse practitioner and proud alumnus.

From Battle to UWG: Martin treats patients on campus and around the world

The U.S. Air Force knows him as Lt. Col. James G. Martin, a reservist who's served in the Nurse Corps for 14 years. UWG knows him as Jim Martin, nurse practitioner and proud alumnus.

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Kyle Kenerly chose to find his path at the University of West Georgia for several reasons. As a big history fan, Kenerly planned to get a history degree and coach football. 

His research showed him that UWG had an excellent College of Education. He also hoped to play college football. And, his grandparents lived in Carrollton, so he was very familiar with the area. With all those factors in place, he thought his career path was set.

Nurse Legacy: Nursing student is keeping to the family tradition

Kyle Kenerly chose to find his path at the University of West Georgia for several reasons. As a big history fan, Kenerly planned to get a history degree and coach football. His research showed him that UWG had an excellent College of Education. He also hoped to play college football. And, his grandparents lived in Carrollton, so he was very familiar with the area. With all those factors in place, he thought his career path was set.

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Not only are Georgia colleges and universities operating at full capacity to meet the growing demand for nurses, they are working just as busily to train the educators who teach those nurses. Thanks to an $80,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente, the Tanner Health System School of Nursing at UWG can help meet that need.

Assistance Granted: Tanner Health System School of Nursing Receives Grant from Kaiser Permanente

Not only are Georgia colleges and universities operating at full capacity to meet the growing demand for nurses, they are working just as busily to train the educators who teach those nurses. Thanks to an $80,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente, the Tanner Health System School of Nursing at UWG can help meet that need.

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