Press Room

November 2014

UWG Newnan Launches the Paving the Way to Student Success Campaign (11/19/2014)

University of West Georgia Newnan is proud to announce the launch of the Paving the Way to Student Success Campaign. The campaign helps bridge the gap between what students pay and the actual cost of their education. Your gift reaches every student by providing essential funds needed each year for technology, resources, operating expenses, and more. 

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UWG Newnan Scholarship and Lab Named After Donation From Parks Family (11/13/2014)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce the naming of the Chemistry Science Laboratory at the UWG Newnan Center. The Chemistry Lab will be named in memory of Joseph William Parks, Jr. M.D. as a charitable gift from Dr. and Mrs. Joseph William Parks III. The lab will open with the newly renovated Newnan center in the historic Newnan Hospital in spring of 2015. 

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Dr. Kyle Marrero and Dance Pro Kelly Bell Crowned Local Dancing With the Stars Champs (11/12/2014)

President of the University of West Georgia, Dr. Kyle Marrero and his dance pro partner, Kelly Bell, were crowned champions of the Carroll for a Cause event presented by Oak Mountain Academy on Saturday, Nov 8. The event is modeled after the hit TV show Dancing with the Stars on ABC and included local celebrities such as radio hosts, business owners, educators, law enforcement, and community volunteers. Besides Marrero and Bell, there were eight other pairs competing, each one made up of a local celebrity and a professional dancer. 

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UWG Center for Adult Learners and Veterans Grand Opening on Veterans Day (11/7/2014)

The University of West Georgia, home to over 3000 adult students and veterans or their dependents, is opening a new Center for Adult Learners and Veterans on campus. The UWG Center for Adult Learners and Veterans is a dedicated space where adult learners (25 or older) and veterans or dependants of veterans can have questions answered on topics ranging from military education benefits to networking opportunities. The Center for Adult Learners and Veterans aims to support non-traditional and veteran students in achieving their academic goals.  

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