Golden Years: Alum Celebrates 50 Years of Giving, Teaching the Future about the Past
Although you can trace the historic preservation movement’s roots back to President Theodore Roosevelt in the early 20th century, a government policy didn’t exist until 1966. Around the same time, a young George Edwards enrolled at then-West Georgia College and was on his way to making his own history as a pioneer in officially safeguarding our nation’s past.
Million Dollar Listing: UWG Grad Finds Real Estate Success in 90210
Real estate specialist Bjorn Farrugia has inked deals for clients selling and purchasing multi-million-dollar mansions in Los Angeles, California, but Farrugia found his passion in a small town an hour outside Atlanta at the University of West Georgia.
Star Trek: UWG Alum Lends Technology Expertise to Oscar-Winning Film
How do you recreate an event that is ingrained in a nation's collective consciousness? Ask UWG alumnus Jared LeClaire. The freelance video designer, programmer and engineer helped do just that as a crewmember on the major motion picture "First Man." The Neil Armstrong biopic won the 91st Academy Award for Best Visual Effects 50 years after Armstrong achieved iconic status by walking on the moon.
Pug Teaches Reading: Ed.S. Student’s Therapy Dog Helps Boost Children’s Reading Skills, Confidence
Ask any student at South Salem Elementary what his or her favorite part of school is, and you'll get a quick answer - Mr. Booker T. Pug. Booker is a 3-year-old reading therapy dog who hangs out in the school's media center.