Press Room

February 2016

UWG’s Charles Hodges Receives Statewide Honor (2/11/2016)

Dr. Charles W. Hodges has been honored by the North Georgia District of Sertoma (Service To Mankind) International as the Sertoman of the Year for 2015. The honor is awarded annually and recipients must have been selected by their local club as its Sertoman of the Year to qualify.  

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UWG Wolves Honored at State Capitol (2/10/2016)

The University of West Georgia 2015 football team and coaching staff were honored on Monday, Feb. 8, at the Georgia State Capitol. The Wolves were recognized on the Senate floor with the reading of a resolution that highlighted the team’s history-making season. 

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UWG Joins the Elite Eight in Georgia Higher Education with a Doctoral Research Classification (2/9/2016)

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has upgraded the University of West Georgia’s classification to Doctoral Research University R3. The classification, released in February, places UWG among a higher class of institutions for its research work for the first time in the institution’s history. Only seven other Georgia institutions of higher learning qualify for doctoral university status. UWG is an R3 (moderate research) category, which is comparable to four of the other doctoral universities of the eight in the state. 

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