Unlimited Potential: UWG Student Makes the Most of UWG Experience
There is no doubt that Grant Hacherl, senior in psychology, has done his part at UWG. He presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference and the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference. He was awarded with the Outstanding Honors College Junior Award at Honors Convocation. But perhaps most importantly, he has pursued his passions for children and helping others and turned it into the start of a vocational journey.
Adulting with your money: Event encourages students to use money wisely
Sometimes it's true what you read on social media: adulting is hard! That's why the University of West Georgia's Center for Economic Education, UWG MoneySmart and UWG's chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta teamed up to organize the "Adulting: Give Back, Get More" event, featuring speaker David Haygood of Sallie Mae.
"College isn't out of style."
Tyler Lanier is the co-founder of the University of West Georgia's chapter of College Girls Rock, an organization designed to encourage young women to pursue a collegiate education as well as stay involved in community service. Lanier recently looked back on her experience at UWG and the legacy she left behind for future members of this well-respected organization that she and Erika Claudio founded on campus.
Record number of graduates walk the stage
On Thursday, the University of West Georgia saw a record number of students recommended for degrees during its spring graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2017. A record number of 1,032 candidates for graduation participated in the Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies. Anne Hydrick Kaiser served as the keynote speaker for both ceremonies.