Circle of Leadership: Faculty Member Receives National Wellness Honor
UWG's Bridgette Stewart was recently named as a National Wellness Institute 2018 Circle of Leadership inductee. Stewart, senior lecturer in the Department of Sports Management, Wellness and Physical Education in the College of Education, was one of four individuals in the nation to receive the honor.
In Their Element: Program Offers Innovative Learning Opportunities for Students
This past summer, several University of West Georgia undergraduate chemistry students conducted advanced chemical research, from exploring explosive compounds to fighting cancer.
The Introverted Leader: Kahnweiler to Speak on 'Rise of Introverts' in Business
When Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler looked for a book on how her introverted clients could assume leadership positions, she found no such book existed. So she wrote the book herself. That was a decade ago, and now, with a second edition of "The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength" published earlier this year, Kahnweiler is set to speak during the next installment of the Richards College of Business' BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series.
UWG to Host 11 Alive for "Atlanta and Company" Segment Airing Friday
The University of West Georgia will host the Atlanta-based morning talk show "Atlanta and Company" to preview its Homecoming festivities in a series of segments to air Friday morning.
Transforming Lives: Newnan Residents Contribute to Major Renovation
New developments are ahead at University of West Georgia Newnan. Thanks to the generosity of individuals within the Coweta County community, UWG Newnan has made great strides in increasing educational opportunities for those who may not otherwise have access.
UWG Wins 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
The University of West Georgia has received top honors from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with receipt of the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
The Power of Relationships: UWG Alum Gives Back in Education
Going from mentee to mentor, Fredrick Bailey knows what it means to pay it forward. Graduating from the University of West Georgia as an early childhood education (ECED) major, Bailey has fostered long lasting relationships throughout his career as an author, motivational speaker and mentor.
Cap à l'ouest (Go West): UWG Foreign Language Graduate Starts French Translation Business
With more than 4 million words translated, Amanda N. Williams is a connection between international businesses. Williams, a 2004 graduate of the University of West Georgia, is an entrepreneurial linguist and the founder and CEO of Mirror Image Translations LLC.
UWG Theatre Rings in New Season with Mayhem
What better way to greet the holiday season than with monsters and mayhem? This is the clever, collective thought expressed by University of West Georgia theatre chair Shelly Elman and colleagues when determining the theme for the upcoming season. Each year, the UWG theatre department creates a fun and mystical theme for all of its shows, and this year is no different as UWG prepares to kick off its 2018-19 season on Oct. 9.
Center for Diversity and Inclusion Names Resident Scholars
The University of West Georgia strongly believes in the importance of inclusiveness for everyone. In fact, it is a core value of the institution. To further the commitment to providing a learning environment that celebrates diversity, UWG's Center for Diversity and Inclusion established the Resident Scholars program.
It's a Matter of Physics: UTeach Program Educator Honored
The Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC) recently recognized University of West Georgia alumnus Adam Pullen as a Local PhysTEC Teacher of the Year.
Ingo Swann Research Fellowship: Dr. Derek Lee Lectures on the Paranormal Mind in the 20th Century
Ingram Library's Special Collections at the University of West Georgia recently sponsored a lecture on the paranormal mind by Dr. Derek Lee, the inaugural Ingo Swann Research Fellow.