Press Room

August 2015

UWG Announces Fall Concert Headliner Cole Swindell (8/25/2015)

The University of West Georgia announced today that Academy of Country Music New Artist of the Year Cole Swindell is set to headline the fall concert. The concert will be held on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum and includes special guests Adam Sanders and Jon Langston.   

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James Alfred Cochran Rising Star Scholarship Fund Established (8/24/2015)

Friends of late businessman and pillar of the West Georgia community, James Alfred “Al” Cochran, recently established a scholarship in his memory. The James Alfred “Al” Cochran Rising Star Scholarship will provide financial support for University of West Georgia students who are majoring in accounting. 

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UWG Honored with National Award for Commitment to Leadership Development and Diversity (8/19/2015)

The University of West Georgia earned the Leadership Development and Diversity Award from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its efforts through the university’s Engage West! initiative. AASCU’s Excellence and Innovation Award program honors member institutions for excellence and innovation in several major areas of campus life and leadership that are mission focused.  

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UWG Newnan Hosts Sendoff for Incoming Coweta Freshmen (8/18/2015)

The University of West Georgia Alumni and the Coweta Alumni Council hosted a Coweta County Freshman send-off event on Thursday night to welcome Coweta’s incoming freshmen to UWG. 

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Southwire, UWG’s First Cohort Begins Internship (8/3/2015)

Southwire Company, LLC, North America’s leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution and transmission of electricity, knows that offering a solid sustainability internship not only attracts bright talent but can keep them on as sustainability experts. That idea was brought to life through collaboration with the University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business.  

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