Adamson Square Gets a Little More Artsy
There is no better way to spend a summer day than by biking through the streets of Atlanta to appreciate the great architecture and art within our state's capital city. That is exactly what Department of Art Chair and Associate Director Kevin Shunn and Professor of Painting and Foundations Drawing Erin Dixon did on Thursday, June 4, along with several UWG art students.
UWG Reaffirms Academic Relationships with University in China
University of West Georgia President Kyle Marrero and several UWG representatives recently traveled to Chongqing, China to sign an updated study abroad agreement with Southwest University (SWU).
Older Americans Celebrated in Carroll and Haralson Counties
The University of West Georgia's Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) recently held its fifth annual sock drive in celebration of Older Americans Month. Students, alumni, and CDI staff delivered a total of 813 socks to four nursing homes in Carrollton--Carrollton Manor, Carrollton Nursing and Rehabilitation, the Oaks of Carrollton, and Pine Knoll Nursing and Rehabilitation--and Haralson Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haralson County.
UWG, Birla College Begin Faculty Exchange Agreement
The University of West Georgia recently hosted Dr. Avinash Patil, vice principal and associate professor of botany from the Birla College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, as part of a newly signed faculty exchange agreement with the University of Mumbai-affiliated school.
College of Education, Wolves Baseball Host Sertoma Baseball Camp
Every summer since 2000, the University of West Georgia teams up with the Carroll County Sertoma Club and the Comprehensive Community Clinic at UWG to hold the Sertoma Fantasy Baseball Camp at Cole Field. The camp provides children from the Carrollton community the opportunity to play baseball in a safe environment alongside UWG coaches, players, and speech-language professionals at UWG.
More Than Just a SPARK
One of the essential benefits the University of West Georgia offers is providing therapeutic programs for young people. Parents of at-risk teens looking for an alternative to traditional behavior modification and treatment programs can receive assistance through the mentoring efforts of the students and faculty of UWG through the SPARK program.
College for Kids: UWG Summer Camps Promote Love for Learning
The University of West Georgia's Department of Continuing Education invites kids to join a holistic, fun learning environment through various summer camp programs. UWG summer camps offer something for everybody, from general science to insects to arts and film, and more.
Daniel Garner Wins Award at SAS Conference in Athens
Daniel Garner, a sophomore in the University of West Georgia's anthropology program, was recently selected as the 2015 Undergraduate Paper Prize Winner for the Southern Anthropological Society. Daniel is the first UWG student to win the prestigious Paper Prize and will be recognized with a monetary award, book allotment award, and publication of his paper on the SAS website.
Tanner Health System School of Nursing to Serve as Host School for Annual INACSL Conference
Nurse educators from around the world will descend upon Atlanta June 10 -13 for the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Conference, which is the leading forum for nurse educators, managers, and researchers to connect in person with their community of practice for simulation. UWG's Tanner Health System School of Nursing will serve as a host school for the conference.
Time, Talent, Treasure: Creating The Dr. N. Jane McCandless Leadership Award
The Prevention and Advocacy Resource Center (PARC) recently renamed its annual volunteer award The Dr. N. Jane McCandless Leadership Award. The name change served to honor Dr. McCandless for her two-decade long service to the community through the organization. PARC is a nonprofit organization that works closely with UWG to prevent sexual violence and assist those who have experienced sexual assault.