Press Room

April 2014

Jo Ann Ray Honors Husband with Gift to UWG Newnan (4/10/2014)

Newnan resident Jo Ann Boozer Ray recently donated $50,000 in honor of her husband Samuel Teaugue Ray, Sr., to the University of West Georgia Foundation in support of UWG Newnan. The gift will be used to fund facility enhancements at UWG Newnan, which will soon be housed in the historic Newnan Hospital. 

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Delve into History at the Textile Heritage Trail Conference (4/9/2014)

The Center for Public History at the University of West Georgia will host the second annual Textile Heritage Trail Conference on April 17-18 at the Hills and Dales Estate in LaGrange, Ga. The conference will include sessions and workshops on a variety of topics, from researching and interpreting historic textile sites to effective fundraising and marketing, all designed to help communities maximize the potential of their local textile history and use it to attract visitors to their hometown. The deadline to register is Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Alums Return for A Weekend of Discovery at UWG (4/3/2014)

The University of West Georgia is gearing up for the 2014 “Went West” Alumni Weekend on April 10-13. The event, themed “A Weekend of Discovery,” is filled with several events per day to remind alumni of why they “Went West.” 

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