UWG Student Accepted into Prestigious Advocate Grant Program
University of West Georgia doctoral student Reshawndra Hutchins-Trapp is one of 60 educators nationwide accepted into the Society for Science and the Public's 2019-20 Advocate Grant Program.
'Real Talk': Education Collaborative Hosts Fourth Annual Summit
Founded in 2015, the Education Collaborative includes representatives from the University of West Georgia, West Georgia Technical College (WGTC), Carrollton City Schools, Carroll County Schools, Oak Mountain Academy, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, and other organizations and businesses. Its mission is to build Georgia's workforce by ensuring every high school student graduates ready for enrollment in higher education, employment or enlisting in the military.
UWG Graduates More than 750 Students in Summer Ceremony
More than 750 students graduated from the University of West Georgia Saturday, with keynote speaker Daniel Jackson encouraging them to remember, "Your attitude determines your altitude."
UWG Physics Celebrates Moon Landing
If you weren't around yet to experience the first moon landing live on July 20, 1969, the University of West Georgia had you covered. UWG Department of Physics celebrated the 50th anniversary of the landing with "The Eagle Has Landed," an opportunity to experience the landings from the UWG campus at Crider Hall in the Boyd Building.
Third Time's the Charm: UWG Retains Colleges of Distinction Status
For the third year in a row, the University of West Georgia has been named to the renowned Colleges of Distinction, an organization that recognizes institutions committed to individualized and engaging education.
Star Trek: UWG Alum Lends Technology Expertise to Oscar-Winning Film
How do you recreate an event that is ingrained in a nation's collective consciousness? Ask UWG alumnus Jared LeClaire. The freelance video designer, programmer and engineer helped do just that as a crewmember on the major motion picture "First Man." The Neil Armstrong biopic won the 91st Academy Award for Best Visual Effects 50 years after Armstrong achieved iconic status by walking on the moon.
Start the Celebration: UWG Sets Summer 2019 Commencement
As summer nears its end, the University of West Georgia will confer approximately 750 degrees in its summer commencement ceremony in the UWG Coliseum on Saturday, July 27, at 9 a.m.
Along the Ridge: UWG Hosts Second Advisory Group Meeting with Community Members on Possible Cemetery Findings
UWG recently sponsored an archaeological survey of an area between Front Campus Drive and the center of campus in which archaeologists discovered evidence of the strong possibility that a cemetery is present in the area.
With Their Powers Combined: UWG's Center for Business and Economic Research Provides Useful Information to Decision-Makers
A group of people at the University of West Georgia combine their superpowers for the greater good.
UWG Hosts Training with Aid of VOCA Grant
When the UWG Department of Health Services received a $312,000 grant, renewable for three years, from the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) last year, Associate Director Jill Hendricks called the funding "a tremendous gift." The department is now seeing the fruits of that gift - a Victim of Crime Act (VOCA) grant to enhance and expand services offered to students who have been affected by sexual violence.
Transcriptions of Political Oral Histories Now Freely Available Online
Ingram Library's Special Collections at the University of West Georgia announce the free online availability of 11 political oral history transcriptions comprising over 1,200 minutes of content.
Volkert Chosen for Highly Selective Program of the NLN Leadership Institute
A faculty member in the University of West Georgia's Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON), Dr. Delene Volkert, RN, CNE, was selected through a competitive application process for the National League for Nursing's (NLN) yearlong LEAD program, one of three tracks in the NLN Leadership Institute.
PRSA's 40 Under 40: Bryant Named One of Georgia's Top Communicators
Taylor Bryant, assistant professor of public relations at the University of West Georgia, was recently named one of the state's top communicators by the Georgia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Bryant received the award during a recent awards ceremony at Emory University's Miller-Ward House.