Two University of West Georgia faculty members from the Tanner Health System School of Nursing recently received the DAISY Award. The Disease Attacking the Immune System (DAISY) Foundation recognized Dr. Rita Mahmoud, assistant professor, and Melissa Downs, clinical assistant professor.

DAISY Award Presented to Two UWG Nursing Faculty Members

Two University of West Georgia faculty members from the Tanner Health System School of Nursing recently received the DAISY Award. The Disease Attacking the Immune System (DAISY) Foundation recognized Dr. Rita Mahmoud, assistant professor, and Melissa Downs, clinical assistant professor.

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A team of University of West Georgia nursing faculty and staff, community members, health services staff, and senior nursing students traveled to Ecuador on a health-focused clinical program. For 17 days, students gained invaluable experience working with patients in community treatment centers around Quito, the second largest city in Ecuador.

To Give is to Receive

A team of University of West Georgia nursing faculty and staff, community members, health services staff, and senior nursing students traveled to Ecuador on a health-focused clinical program. For 17 days, students gained invaluable experience working with patients in community treatment centers around Quito, the second largest city in Ecuador.

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The University of West Georgia has been producing excellent nurses for the last 40 years. Many of those nurses were welcomed back to campus recently when the Tanner Health System School of Nursing held a reunion celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Class of 1976.

UWG Celebrates 40 Years of Nurses

The University of West Georgia has been producing excellent nurses for the last 40 years. Many of those nurses were welcomed back to campus recently when the Tanner Health System School of Nursing held a reunion celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Class of 1976.

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West Georgia Technical College students who complete the associate degree in nursing (ADN) can now transfer to the University of West Georgia’s bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) without losing any course credits thanks to a Transfer Articulation Agreement signed by both institutions.  “Our goal is to continue to work with WGTC to provide pathways for achievement and opportunity for our students,” said Dr. Kyle Marrero, president of the University of West Georgia. “This is yet another of many agreements that we look forward to in the future.”

University of West Georgia and West Georgia Technical College Sign Transfer Articulation Agreement for Nursing Students

West Georgia Technical College students who complete the associate degree in nursing (ADN) can now transfer to the University of West Georgia's bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) without losing any course credits thanks to a Transfer Articulation Agreement signed by both institutions. "Our goal is to continue to work with WGTC to provide pathways for achievement and opportunity for our students," said Dr. Kyle Marrero, president of the University of West Georgia. "This is yet another of many agreements that we look forward to in the future."

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