Alumni & Friends FAQ's

Akumni & Friends FAQ's

1. What are my opportunities to stay connected with Richards College and my classmates?

Be sure to join our LinkedIn group and friend us on Facebook. We would love for you to serve as a mentor through the Richards College Mentor Program and to share your professional insights through Business Sense, the Richards College guest-written blog. Make sure you attend our Richards College Alumni events! Also, don’t forget to join UWG’s online alumni community.

2. How do I make a gift to Richards College? And how will my gift be used?

First, thank you for your gift! You can make a gift to Richards College online through the Department of Development and Alumni Relations. Be sure to designate that your gift is for Richards College. Your gift will support Richards College scholarships and program development.

You can also contribute directly to our Visionary Endowment , which will play a critical role in expanding our national reputation for academic excellence in a personal environment. Private financial support from our alumni and business community enables us to attract and retain the most talented faculty and students. The Visionary Endowment supports an array of opportunities for our students beyond the classroom to fully prepare them for positions of responsibility in business and society. Your gift will enable us to create the very best student experience and make a first-class business education possible for our diverse student population. For more information on the Visionary Endowment and how you can help, contact Nichole Fannin at (678) 839-4101 or nfannin@westga.edu.

3. What are other ways I can support Richards College and its work?

We would love to have your support! There are several opportunities for you to get involved at Richards College. Consider mentoring an undergraduate through the Richards College Mentor Program or providing internship and professional practice opportunities to driven undergraduate and graduate students.

4. How do I go about hiring Richards College grads?

Specific requests for referrals for position openings or to recruit on campus can be made to either the Richards College (678-839-6467) or to UWG Career Services (678-839-6431.)