Dr. Delene Volkert and Lourdes Cody

Caring in the Face of a Pandemic: Nursing Faculty Recognized by DAISY Foundation

For years, nurses have been the unsung heroes in hospitals. But COVID-19 has opened the eyes of the public to see what nursing truly is. These are the words of Lourdes Cody, assistant professor in the Tanner Health System School of Nursing (THSSON) at the University of West Georgia and one of this year's recipients of the DAISY Award.

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UWG Announces Modified Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

The University of West Georgia has modified the Fall 2020 academic calendar in preparation for the upcoming semester, prioritizing the health and safety of the campus community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Despite Pandemic, UWG Students Make Academic Strides

When the University of West Georgia made a timely shift to online classes halfway through the spring semester because of COVID-19, students rose to the challenge. Grades remained at least as strong as those earned by students in previous spring semesters.

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UWG to Reopen for Face-to-Face Instruction This Fall

The University of West Georgia is preparing for the full return of students, faculty, and staff to campus in August for in-person instruction for the Fall 2020 semester.

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UWG Program Receives Grant to Facilitate Cultural Change

The University of West Georgia's College of Education recently received a $105,039 grant from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Office to implement the College Adopt a School Program.

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