UWG Faculty Give Back: Dutt Family Creates Endowment Supporting Student Presentations
Generous faculty members, husband and wife Dr. Swarna Dutt - Professor of Economics in the Richards College of Business - and Dr. Sharmistha Basu-Dutt - Chair and Professor of Chemistry at the College of Science and Mathematics - have jointly established the Dutt Endowed Awards.
'He'd Be Proud': Bowdon Couple Establishes Scholarship in Son's Memory
Charles Huey loved the families who lived along his postal route. To Chuck, as he was called, these residents of Carroll County were more than just the people to whom he delivered the annual birthday cards from grandma or items bought online. They were members of his extended family. Huey loved the residents on his route so much so that when his parents, Johnnie and Edna Huey, established an endowed scholarship in his memory at the University of West Georgia, they asked to include a clause that preference would be given to students who lived along their late son's route.
Growing Our Own: Dual Certification Program Addresses Teacher Shortage
Schools across the nation are challenged to find enough qualified teachers. Coweta County and the surrounding region are no exception. Many paraprofessionals - or teacher aides - already working in our schools are highly committed to their students and the educational system. Yet work schedules and related factors hinder them from obtaining education degrees required to become state certified teachers.
Lending Aid: UWG Facilities Assists ASU with Cleanup after Hurricane Michael
Hurricane Michael tore through Florida and South Georgia, leaving miles and miles of destruction and lives turned upside down. Thanks to Michael, Albany State University lost hundreds of trees, leaving the campus in terrible condition. When Lee Howell, ASU's director of Facilities Management, sent out a call for help on Friday, Oct. 12, the University of West Georgia was soon to respond.