Britta Thomason

‘Dear Britta’: Nursing Alumna Recognized for ‘Swift’ Work During Pandemic

It’s not every day an average Joe or Jane gets fan mail from a celebrity. But that’s exactly what happened to UWG alumna Britta Thomason when Taylor Swift sent the nurse a care package as a token of appreciation for Thomason’s service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Exterior of UWG's Tanner Health System School of Nursing

UWG Nursing Program Recognized by Princeton Review as One of Nation’s Best

The Tanner Health System School of Nursing at the University of West Georgia offers one of the five best online nursing school master’s programs in Georgia – as well as one of the best in the nation – according to The Princeton Review.

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Emilee Barron and other medical personnel

Jumping Into the Unknown: Nurse Alum Travels to the COVID-19 Frontlines in New York City

Emilee Barron enjoys jumping into new situations to challenge herself – a trait she said is necessary for healthcare as interventions of care evolve almost daily.

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Student gives a presentation in front of class

UWG Recognized as ‘College of Distinction’ for Fourth Consecutive Year

The University of West Georgia has once again been named to the Colleges of Distinction, an organization that recognizes institutions committed to individualized and engaging education. This year marks the fourth consecutive year UWG has earned the esteemed status.

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