Gabrielle Beteag

Great Opera-tunities: UWG Alumna Wins in Met Auditions

After Gabrielle Beteag's final voice exam at the University of West Georgia, she was approached by a nationally acclaimed operatic soprano -- who happened to be then-UWG First Lady, Dr. Jane Redding Marrero -- inquiring about her next steps.

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Heather Rodriguez

History Repeating: UWG Alumna, Medical Historian Chronicles Pandemics for CDC

In the early days of the pandemic - when it became apparent that Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) was going to be a large-scale global public health issue - the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) David J. Sencer Museum began to collect items so they wouldn't be lost to future researchers.

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Nathan Azarowicz

UWG Student Acquires Internship at State Capitol while Enlisted in U.S. Marine Corps Reserve

Nathan Azarowicz knows that balancing multiple commitments is not an easy task, but it will make you stronger. Azarowicz, a UWG philosophy major with a minor in political science, has obtained a full-time position with the Georgia Legislative Internship Program while enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.

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AJC Peachtree Road Race t-shirt design that has a peach

Running Down a Dream: UWG Student is a Finalist in Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Contest

For more than half a century, the AJC Peachtree Road Race has remained as much of an Independence Day tradition for Atlantans as cookouts, fireworks and apple pie. And for the past 25 years, artists have competed to have their designs on the shirt worn by 60,000 runners each year. Joining that elite collective this July 4 could be UWG student Alanna LeBlanc.

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Alan Yeong-Marcello and Nan Stephens aren’t used to being idle. As faculty and staff members of the University of West Georgia’s Department of Theatre, they’re used to working under pressure. Today, they’re two of the thousands of people who are coming together to help humanity battle the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Sewing Machines: UWG's Costume Shop Makes Masks for Hospital Workers

Alan Yeong-Marcello and Nan Stephens aren't used to being idle. As faculty and staff members of the University of West Georgia's Department of Theatre, they're used to working under pressure. Today, they're two of the thousands of people who are coming together to help humanity battle the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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