“Women are superheroes,” said Brittany Gaskell, graduate student and president of the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) at the University of West Georgia. Gaskell opened the recent Women’s Empowerment Seminar with this powerful remark as she welcomed attendees to the event hosted by GSAC and Women in Politics.

Superheroes: Graduate Student Advisory Council and Women in Politics Host Women's Empowerment Seminar

"Women are superheroes," said Brittany Gaskell, graduate student and president of the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) at the University of West Georgia. Gaskell opened the recent Women's Empowerment Seminar with this powerful remark as she welcomed attendees to the event hosted by GSAC and Women in Politics.

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A record number of University of West Georgia students graduated Thursday, but Student Government Association President Joshua Lester challenged them to not let graduation be the climax of their stories.

Spring Commencement 2018: UWG Confers Record Number of Degrees

A record number of University of West Georgia students graduated Thursday, but Student Government Association President Joshua Lester challenged them to not let graduation be the climax of their stories.

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When Taylor Smith was 13 years old, his dad told him he wanted his son to use his brain, not his body, to be successful. Smith’s father, a tradesman since he was 18 years old, had regular issues with his back and hands. Unfortunately, because of a tragic accident in 2008, Smith’s father won’t be in attendance at the UWG’s spring commencement ceremony in which his son will become the first person in his family to receive a college degree.

'Leap of Faith': First-generation college students graduate UWG

When Taylor Smith was 13 years old, his dad told him he wanted his son to use his brain, not his body, to be successful. Smith's father, a tradesman since he was 18 years old, had regular issues with his back and hands. Unfortunately, because of a tragic accident in 2008, Smith's father won't be in attendance at the UWG's spring commencement ceremony in which his son will become the first person in his family to receive a college degree.

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May 10 will mark yet another pivotal moment of celebration for the University of West Georgia. Spring commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 10, at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum. UWG President Kyle Marrero will confer approximately 911 undergraduate degrees and 370 graduate degrees – adding to UWG’s record of degree attainment.

Spring Forward: UWG Spring Commencement Set for May 10

May 10 will mark yet another pivotal moment of celebration for the University of West Georgia. Spring commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 10, at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum. UWG President Kyle Marrero will confer approximately 911 undergraduate degrees and 370 graduate degrees - adding to UWG's record of degree attainment.

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The University of West Georgia rolled out the blue carpet last week, recognizing more than 100 students who have served as leaders on campus this year during the 2018 Student Achievement Awards.

UWG Recognizes 100 Students, Programs During Student Achievement Awards

The University of West Georgia rolled out the blue carpet last week, recognizing more than 100 students who have served as leaders on campus this year during the 2018 Student Achievement Awards.

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