'He Works Magic': Longtime UWG graduation sound technician retiring
If you've heard your name or the name of a loved one called out at a University of West Georgia Commencement ceremony over the past three decades, chances are Danny Johnson had something to do with that.
COE's Dr. Jessica Sullivan Receives High Position
The University of West Georgia's Dr. Jessica Sullivan is now able to knock an item off her career bucket list. The American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors recently named her as convention co-chair for the ASHA Convention in 2019.
Keeping History Alive: Grad Student Shares Jewish Heritage
Jennifer Reid always wanted to be a teacher. She now has approximately 13,000 students a year. No, Reid doesn't work for a school system. The University of West Georgia graduate student is the group tour and volunteer manager for the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in downtown Atlanta. As the largest Jewish museum and repository of Jewish artifacts in the southeast, children from around the region visit to take a tour and hear a speaker.
Third in the World: RCOB team finishes third in global competition
Calling itself "Team India 2017," the group of young economists from the University of West Georgia recently traveled 8,000 miles to bring some hardware back to Carrollton.
UWG Building New Student Health Center
The University of West Georgia unveiled plans today for a new, state-of-the-art student health center that, when built through a partnership with Tanner Health System, will allow the university to better serve students with no increase in mandatory health fees.
UWG Online Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
Recognizing the University of West Georgia's commitment to providing students a quality and affordable education experience, U.S. News & World Report has again included four of the university's programs in its recent list of the nation's best online graduate programs.
No Longer a Weird Science: UWG computer science offers bold possibilities for women
Rediet Asrat excels at more than computer science. She knows how to turn a major challenge into limitless opportunity.
2017 in Review
Happy New Year from the University of West Georgia. It's an exciting time as we look - and move - forward, blazing new trails to success. Still, we often take time to honor the past. As we plan for new opportunities, let's pause and celebrate the accomplishments of the last year.
On Track for Success: Young Alum Gives Back to UWG
Don't tell Angela Egwu she can't do something-that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women's track and field team. But she was told she couldn't succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.
'Loved Every Minute': Duffey looks back on career at UWG
Forty years ago, Eddie Duffey left West Georgia College as a student. Now, he's left the University of West Georgia as a key player in the UWG athletics program. Duffey announced his resignation as senior associate athletic director in mid-2017, with his 10-year career at UWG closing at the end of the year.
New Degree Added: Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health
The University of West Georgia has added a Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health degree to its curriculum. Approved by the Board of Regents in October, this new option fits within the institutional mission by offering a high quality undergraduate program that is in demand within the region and across the country.