Press Room

October 2010

Dickey to Speak to Touchdown Club of Atlanta (10/28/2010)

University of West Georgia head football coach Daryl Dickey will be the guest speaker for the Touchdown Club of Atlanta lunch meeting on Monday, Nov. 1 at Fox Sports Grill.

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Kiwanis Club Makes Good on a Promise (10/27/2010)

The Kiwanis Club of Carrollton recently gave the University of West Georgia a $5,000 check, the last installment of a pledge for the construction of the football stadium.

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Pace of Recovery Dismal, U.S. Chamber Economist Says (10/26/2010)

The economy is improving, albeit at a disappointingly lethargic pace,  according to the chief  economist of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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October on the Quad Almost Here (10/22/2010)

The University of West Georgia hosts its Carve on the Quad and Safe Treat events on Thursday, Oct. 28.

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A Taste of Opera (10/21/2010)

Fine Dining and beautiful music come together in the ballroom of Sunset Hills Country Club as The University of West Georgia Department of Music and Sunset Hills Country Club present the UWG Opera Workshop in the seventh annual A Taste of Opera on Thursday, November 4, at 7:00 P.M.

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Disabilities Awareness Day a Success (10/21/2010)

Who knew that a simple thing like tying your shoelaces could be hard? It is, when your hands are fettered for one reason or another.

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The Hueys Give Back (10/21/2010)

The University of West Georgia has received $50,000 to establish an endowed scholarship for graduate students in the College of Education.

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Not So Scary Fairy Tales Returns (10/21/2010)

The Townsend Center for the Performing Arts at the University of West Georgia invites you to take an adventure through a magical maze of fantasy and wonder. “The Not So Scary Fairy Tales” will run Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 26, 28-29 with group tours beginning at 6:30 p.m. and running through 8:30 p.m. On Saturday, October 30, tours begin at 2:30 p.m. and run through 5:30 p.m.

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Debate Team Scores and Wins (10/19/2010)

The University of West Georgia’s debate team captured the varsity championship and finished as the runner-up in the novice division during the recent Vanderbilt Invitational Tournament at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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UWG’s New Brand Identity Set to be Unveiled (10/18/2010)

After months of hard work and anticipation, UWG’s University Communications and Marketing department will reveal the university’s new brand identity on Saturday, Oct. 23 at UWG’s home football game against Delta State.

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UWG Hosts Multicultural Ball (10/18/2010)

The Office of Institutional Diversity will host the 4th annual Multicultural Ball on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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Costume Contest at Final Home Football Game of 2010 (10/15/2010)

Local youth are invited to participate in the second annual “Howl-o-ween” costume contest on Saturday, Oct. 23 when the University of West Georgia Wolves football team takes on Delta State University at 2 p.m. in University Stadium.

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Run for UWG Results are In (10/15/2010)

The results are in for the traditional fall 5K Run for UWG.

Aubrey Bennett, 13, of Temple, was the female winner with a time 21:15.  The male winner was West Georgia student Shawn Matthews, whose time was 17:35.

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Auditions for University Concert Bands (10/13/2010)

The University of West Georgia Bands would like to invite all students with instrumental experience (wind, brass and percussion) to audition for placement into the concert band.  The department fields two full concert bands during the spring semester. 

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Atlanta Asian Film Festival Comes to UWG (10/12/2010)

The University of West Georgia is hosting the 6th annual Atlanta Asian Film Festival on Oct. 12 and 19.

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RCOB One of "The Best 300 Business Schools" (10/12/2010)

The University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2011 edition of its book, "The Best 300 Business Schools."

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Codes of Gender (10/8/2010)

“Are you a boy or a girl?”

That is the provocative question asked by a little girl sitting at a restaurant dining table in the documentary “The Codes of Gender: Identity and Performance in Pop Culture.”

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Run for UWG a Success (10/8/2010)

The traditional fall 5K Run for UWG Thursday began with a Tot Trot and a 1-mile run on the West Georgia campus.  

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Faculty Concert Supports Annual Fund (10/8/2010)

The University of West Georgia Department of Music presents its annual Faculty Concert in support of the Annual Fund on Monday, October 11.

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Davis Plans to Retire as University System Head (10/7/2010)

University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr. announced to the Board of Regents today his plans to retire at the end of his current contract year, June 30, 2011. Davis has served as chancellor of the System’s 35 colleges and universities since Feb. 2006.

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An Evening of Music Theatre (10/6/2010)

The University of West Georgia’s Opera Workshop will present “An Evening of Music Theatre” on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 8:15 p.m. in Kathy Cashen Recital Hall on the UWG campus. Admission is free.

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West Georgia Hosts Blood Drive (10/6/2010)

Bragging rights are up for grabs at today’s Blood Drive in the Campus Center. West Georgia is competing against Valdosta State.

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Harris Joins Richards College Board of Visitors (10/6/2010)

John Harris, former President and CEO of eTelecare Global Solutions, recently joined the University of West Georgia’s Richards College Board of Visitors.

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Economic Forecast Breakfast Returns (10/6/2010)

The University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce are hosting an Economic Forecast Breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7:30 a.m. -9 a.m. in the UWG Campus Center Ballroom.

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Poetry in Spanish for Hispanic Heritage Month (10/5/2010)

Amid the busy goings-on in front of the University Campus Center Tuesday four young women read a poem by Jose Marti, Cuba’s national hero.

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UWG 2010 Homecoming Experience (10/5/2010)

The University of West Georgia walked away with a 31-17 victory in the second homecoming football game to take place in the stadium last week. The game was just one of the many festivities that took place during the school’s weeklong celebration.

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Discussion to Examine Holocaust (10/1/2010)

The University of West Georgia is pleased to announce the first event of the semester in the History Department's speaker's series. Associate Dean Tim Schroer will present a 30-minute talk entitled "How Barbaric Were the Perpetrators? Killing and the Ethos of Self-Control Among the Perpetrators of the Holocaust" on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Technology Enhanced Learning Center room 1305. 

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