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.
'Extra': Alumna is Georgia's Pre-K Teacher of the Year
Becky Thomas-Haden, a University of West Georgia graduate, was recently recognized for her efforts in the pre-K classroom when Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal visited Mulberry Creek Elementary School in Harris County to present her with the statewide Pre-K Teacher of the Year award.
Report: UWG Contributes $577 Million to Regional Economy
The University of West Georgia contributed $577 million to the region's economy during the state's 2017 fiscal year, according to a report recently released by the University System of Georgia (USG).
Out of Africa: South African Emigrant Finds Success, Scholarship at UWG
When Jane Hawksworth was 8 years old, her family left South Africa and immigrated to the United States. Her parents wanted a better life and more opportunities for Jane and her two younger sisters.
UWG Alumna Nominated for LifeChanger of the Year Award
From giving cultural lessons to joining their lunch table conversation, Jennifer Schelp has no limitations for providing her students with the best educational experience possible.
Fall Commencement: Another Record Setting Semester in the Books
The University of West Georgia will close another record-breaking fall semester with commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 15. This fall, enrollment topped 13,733 - a record for the university.
Building Science from Scratch: Computer Student Awarded for Work on Hackathon
Great things happen for those who go west. University of West Georgia undergraduate Tammy Lee certainly attests to that. This precocious computer science major recently placed third in competition at the Grace Hopper Celebration held in Orlando, Florida.
Game-Changer: Stones Establish Ongoing Sponsorship of UWG Marching Band
University of West Georgia students in the UWG Marching Band face a difficult choice as they progress closer toward graduation. Do these upperclassmen stay in the band - sacrificing Saturdays in the fall and countless hours through the week for rehearsal - or leave the band to focus on their more rigorous course loads and part-time jobs that allow them to stay in school?