Press Room

October 2011

UWG to Host Fall Preview Day Nov. 6 (10/28/2011)

On Sunday, Nov. 6, the University of West Georgia will host Fall Preview Day, in which prospective students and their families can tour the campus and learn about the university's programs.

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The Not So Scary Fairy Tales: An Evening of Fun at UWG (10/25/2011)

The Townsend Center for the Performing Arts at UWG invites visitors to take an adventure through a magical maze of fantasy and wonder.

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UWG Invites the Community to its Annual Halloween and Art Celebrations (10/19/2011)

The University of West Georgia invites visitors to campus for Halloween pumpkins, treats, art and fairy tales.

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UWG Seeks Artists Submissions for Public Art Project, Scholarship Campaign (10/19/2011)

The University of West Georgia is seeking submissions for Howl for UWG, a public art project to benefit scholarships for the UWG Annual Fund Campaign. A portion of the proceeds will be dedicated to scholarships for art majors.

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UWG to Host the Fifth Annual Disabilities Awareness Day (10/14/2011)

The University of West Georgia hosts its Fifth Annual Disabilities Awareness Day on Tuesday, Oct. 18. D-Day is an all-day event at UWG to celebrate National Disability Awareness Month, raise awareness and have fun while appreciating the diversity brought to our campus by students who have various disabilities.

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Ludacris to Perform at The Coliseum (10/14/2011)

Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will perform live at The Coliseum at the University of West Georgia on Thursday, November 3. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m.

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Fall Enrollment Breaks Records (10/12/2011)

This fall at the University of West Georgia, enrollment reached an all-time high of 11,647 students, according to preliminary figures released by the university.

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Townsend Center Opens Season with Caribbean Sound (10/10/2011)

The University of West Georgia’s Townsend Center for the Performing Arts premiers its 2011-2012 season October 15 with Caribbean Sound, performing their trademark show “An Island Carnival.” Filled with big names and lavish productions, the 23rd season at the Townsend Center will present ten exciting shows that promise to thrill and charm audiences of all ages.

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UWG Receives Safety Grant (10/10/2011)

The University of West Georgia continues to join forces with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to educate youth about alcohol abuse, including underage drinking and impaired driving. The UWG Department of Health Services has earned a GOHS grant award annually since 2004.

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Call for Submissions from UWG's Department of Art (10/7/2011)

The University of West Georgia is looking for artists to donate small, original works that will emulate the efforts of the Roosevelt-era WPA and help people who are currently in need.

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Two New Endowments Created at UWG (10/5/2011)

 The UWG Foundation announces the creation of two new endowments by David and Nichole Johnson. The David A. Johnson Applied Econometrics and Analytics Fund and the David A. Johnson Presidential Scholarship Fund will help future UWG students in a variety of ways.

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Coming Soon: UWG's Annual Faculty Concert (10/5/2011)

The University of West Georgia hosts its Annual Faculty Music Concert on Monday, Oct. 17 in Kathy Cashen Recital Hall in the Humanities Building at 8:15 p.m.

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UWG to Host Major Conference in Mathematics (10/4/2011)

UWG and its Department of Mathematics host Integers Conference 2011, a four-day international research conference focusing on the mathematical areas of combinatorics and number theory.

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Economic Forecast Breakfast Returns (10/4/2011)

The University of West Georgia's Richards College of Business and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce host the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

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UWG's The WOLF Internet Radio is GA HQ for College Radio Day (10/4/2011)

UWG’s The WOLF Internet Radio is the official Georgia headquarters of an international effort to highlight the importance of campus radio and bring new listeners to the stations.

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UWG Mourns Loss of Student (10/3/2011)

The University of West Georgia mourns the loss of Matthew Dyas, who was killed in a vehicle accident near University Stadium on Saturday.

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Last Surviving Crew Member of the Enola Gay to Speak at UWG (10/3/2011)

UWG's Department of History hosts a talk by Theodore Van Kirk, the last surviving crew member of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945.

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UWG President Wins Multicultural Leadership Award (10/3/2011)

University of West Georgia President Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna was awarded the Multicultural Leadership Award at the Georgia Leadership Conference on Sept. 29.

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