The University of West Georgia College of Education (COE)’s Dr. Olivia Uwamahoro Williams played a critical role in a grant totaling more than $2.2 million from the U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration.

Rehabilitation Act: Professor's Expertise Proves Critical to Grant

The University of West Georgia College of Education (COE)'s Dr. Olivia Uwamahoro Williams played a critical role in a grant totaling more than $2.2 million from the U.S. Rehabilitation Services Administration.

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Solving the Equation: UWG Program Turns STEM Grads into Science and Math Teachers

Katie Sheffield has always been drawn to teaching. After graduating from UWG with a bachelor's degree in biology in 2016, she worked in several education-related positions - first as a specialist and environmental educator at the Georgia Aquarium and then as a science educator at the Discovery Science Center.

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Going the Distance: One Professor's Mission to Make Remote Learning Accessible to All

Pandemics have a way of exposing cracks in society's foundations - in healthcare, the workforce and the education system, for example - while also providing opportunities to bridge the gaps that separate individuals.

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The University of West Georgia’s College of Education has recently reintroduced the English as a Second Language (ESOL) graduate level endorsement program into the curriculum.

New Possibilities: UWG's ESOL Program Makes a Comeback

The University of West Georgia's College of Education has recently reintroduced the English as a Second Language (ESOL) graduate level endorsement program into the curriculum.

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As the first female superintendent in the Newton County School System’s 150-year history, University of West Georgia alumna Samantha Fuhrey ‘00 has not only raised the glass ceiling for women in upper school administration. She has shattered it.

Community Interest: UWG Alumna Named Georgia Superintendent of the Year, Finalist for National Superintendent of the Year

As the first female superintendent in the Newton County School System's 150-year history, University of West Georgia alumna Samantha Fuhrey '00 has not only raised the glass ceiling for women in upper school administration. She has shattered it.

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