Renowned psychologist and hypnotherapist Dr. Nancy Irwin doesn’t believe in midlife crises - only opportunities. And she should know. After receiving her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in opera performance, the professional stand-up comedian decided at age 44 to get her doctorate in clinical psychology.

From Aria to Alpha: Opera alum now hypnotist to the stars

Renowned psychologist and hypnotherapist Dr. Nancy Irwin doesn't believe in midlife crises - only opportunities. And she should know. After receiving her bachelor's and master's degrees in opera performance, the professional stand-up comedian decided at age 44 to get her doctorate in clinical psychology.

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The U.S. Air Force knows him as Lt. Col. James G. Martin, a reservist who’s served in the Nurse Corps for 14 years. UWG knows him as Jim Martin, nurse practitioner and proud alumnus.

From Battle to UWG: Martin treats patients on campus and around the world

The U.S. Air Force knows him as Lt. Col. James G. Martin, a reservist who's served in the Nurse Corps for 14 years. UWG knows him as Jim Martin, nurse practitioner and proud alumnus.

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In the late 1960s, Greek organizations did not thrive on campus as they do today. In fact, no official fraternities or sororities existed at the University of West Georgia - then called West Georgia College - until 1968. When the administration turned down student requests to form official chapters, ambitious young people took matters into their own hands. They formed 12 unofficial chapters from the ground up, creating their own charters and bylaws and even developing original names, crests and insignia.

Alumni Association Celebrates Greek Founders: UWG Hosts 50th Anniversary Event

In the late 1960s, Greek organizations did not thrive on campus as they do today. In fact, no official fraternities or sororities existed at the University of West Georgia - then called West Georgia College - until 1968. When the administration turned down student requests to form official chapters, ambitious young people took matters into their own hands. They formed 12 unofficial chapters from the ground up, creating their own charters and bylaws and even developing original names, crests and insignia.

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As an art major at the University of West Georgia, Jasmine Williams strived to create work that signified political importance and substance.

Covered by Ink: Success continues for art alumna after graduation

As an art major at the University of West Georgia, Jasmine Williams strived to create work that signified political importance and substance.

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For Doyle and Rebecca Akins, the University of West Georgia is more than an alma mater that launched careers. Somewhere among the books, classes, service on committees and other college activities, the two found each other, and UWG provided the backdrop for a courtship that led to a marriage that has stood the test of time.

Forever West: Annual Awards Honor UWG Alumni

For Doyle and Rebecca Akins, the University of West Georgia is more than an alma mater that launched careers. Somewhere among the books, classes, service on committees and other college activities, the two found each other, and UWG provided the backdrop for a courtship that led to a marriage that has stood the test of time.

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