Bhavin Patel holding a Go West shield

University Freshman Named President of the College Democrats of Georgia

Bhavin Patel, a University of West Georgia political science major, has been named president of the College Democrats of Georgia (CDG). Patel, a freshman from Macon, Georgia, is also pursuing a minor in business.

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UWG Announces Virtual Commencement Celebration for Summer 2020 Graduates

The University of West Georgia will confer 715 degrees to its summer 2020 graduating class during a virtual commencement celebration on Saturday, July 25, at 3 p.m. The event will be broadcast on UWG's Livestream page.

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Dr. Delene Volkert and Lourdes Cody

Caring in the Face of a Pandemic: Nursing Faculty Recognized by DAISY Foundation

For years, nurses have been the unsung heroes in hospitals. But COVID-19 has opened the eyes of the public to see what nursing truly is. These are the words of Lourdes Cody, assistant professor in the Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) at the University of West Georgia and one of this year's recipients of the DAISY Award.

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UWG Announces Modified Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

The University of West Georgia has modified the Fall 2020 academic calendar in preparation for the upcoming semester, prioritizing the health and safety of the campus community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Despite Pandemic, UWG Students Make Academic Strides

When the University of West Georgia made a timely shift to online classes halfway through the spring semester because of COVID-19, students rose to the challenge. Grades remained at least as strong as those earned by students in previous spring semesters.

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