Press Room

November 2015

UWG Athletic Foundation Raises Funds Through Amazon Program (11/20/2015)

The University of West Georgia Athletic Foundation is pleased to announce its partnership with Amazon to raise funds through Amazon’s new philanthropic program, AmazonSmile. The program is an exciting new initiative in which the major online retailer will donate a percentage of its sales from UWG’s many alumni, students, friends and others to the UWG Athletic Foundation.  

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UWG’s Regional Economic Impact Exceeds $463 Million (11/13/2015)

The University of West Georgia contributed more than $463.15 million to the west Georgia regional economy for the fiscal year 2014, according to a recently released report from the University of Georgia. Marking the eighth year of consecutive growth, this amount is a significant increase from the 2013 amount of $442 million. 

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The Rock ‘n’ Roll Economist (11/10/2015)

University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business economics professor Kim Holder knows that students don’t necessarily get excited about taking an economics class. However, she is being recognized for her innovative techniques in the classroom because she has found a way to help them learn the principles of economics while simultaneously fostering creative expression. 

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Green to Direct the Carrollton/Carroll County Education Collaborative (11/2/2015)

The University of West Georgia is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Green as director of the Carrollton/Carroll County Education Collaborative (CCEC) effective November 1, 2015. 

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