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.
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.
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.
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.
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.