Don’t tell Angela Egwu she can’t do something–that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women’s track and field team. But she was told she couldn’t succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.

On Track for Success: Young Alum Gives Back to UWG

Don't tell Angela Egwu she can't do something-that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women's track and field team. But she was told she couldn't succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.

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As an attorney and advisor to top Washington politicians, Randy Evans has blazed a trail around the world. His latest stop will be in Luxembourg as the U.S. ambassador to the European nation as nominated by President Donald Trump. Evans, a 1980 alum of then-West Georgia College, has built a law career–including a partnership at Denton’s, the world’s largest law firm on the solid foundation he created while a student.

Raising the Bar: West Georgia Alum Nominated as Luxembourg Ambassador

As an attorney and advisor to top Washington politicians, Randy Evans has blazed a trail around the world. His latest stop will be in Luxembourg as the U.S ambassador to the European nation as nominated by President Donald Trump. Evans, a 1980 alum of then-West Georgia College, has built a law career-including a partnership at Denton's, the world's largest law firm on the solid foundation he created while a student.

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Yeme Thomas made history at the University of West Georgia’s fall commencement ceremony as the university’s first graduate with a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership.

Making History: UWG's First Organizational Leadership Graduate To Receive Degree

Yeme Thomas made history at the University of West Georgia's fall commencement ceremony as the university's first graduate with a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership.

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If you asked two-time Teacher of the Year Katy Eason what one experience at the University of West Georgia had the most profound effect on her, she wouldn’t be able to answer.

The Road from Tennessee to UWG: Alumna is Making Mark in Elementary Education

If you asked two-time Teacher of the Year Katy Eason what one experience at the University of West Georgia had the most profound effect on her, she wouldn't be able to answer.

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Coweta County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker understands it really does take a village to raise - or educate - a child. In fact, the newly named 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year quickly shifts credit for the honor from himself to the educators and administrators who help him run the system.

Super Superintendent: UWG Alum Named Georgia Superintendent of the Year

Coweta County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker understands it really does take a village to raise - or educate - a child. In fact, the newly named 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year quickly shifts credit for the honor from himself to the educators and administrators who help him run the system.

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