Press Room

November 2011

Howl for UWG Public Art Project Deadline is Dec. 2 (11/30/2011)

The submission deadline for Howl for UWG is Friday, Dec. 2.

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UWG Presents TecHUB, a Free Resource for Educators (11/29/2011)

The University of West Georgia's College of Education will proudly unveil TecHUB, a free resource center for educators, on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 9:45 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Education Center on UWG's Carrollton campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Foundation Board Honors Outgoing Members (11/23/2011)

The University of West Georgia Foundation Board of Trustees recently honored four members whose terms of service concluded.

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UWG Online Announces November Newsletter (11/22/2011)

The Department of Distance and Distributed Education and UWG Online produce a monthly newsletter referring to current news, training opportunities, faculty and departmental accomplishments, as well as resources and professional development opportunities regarding distance education and online instruction.

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November is Georgia Apply to College Month (11/18/2011)

For many high school seniors across Georgia, the application and financial aid process can be overwhelming and deterring. Georgia Apply to College Month, held during November, is full of events specifically designed to to assist high school seniors with the college application process and to make them aware of the many college-related resources that are available. Via www.GACollege411.org students have a one-stop-shop to apply to colleges throughout the state of Georgia.

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Pilot Club Scholarship Endowed, Named for Longtime Member (11/16/2011)

A scholarship that is given annually to a University of West Georgia student majoring in special education or speech-language pathology has recently become an endowed scholarship and has been given a new name.

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UWG Caps Football Season With Stunning Upset Win (11/14/2011)

The UWG Wolves football team claimed a come-from-behind 39-35 victory over Delta State, the No. 1-ranked team in Division II, in front of an enthusiastic crowd at University Stadium on Saturday. The win marked the first time that a UWG football team had beaten a team ranked No. 1 nationally.

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UWG Honors U.S. Troops Killed in Afghanistan, Iraq on Veterans Day (11/11/2011)

The University of West Georgia was one of nearly 200 schools across the country to participate in Remembrance Day National Roll Call on Nov. 11.

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Ingram Library to Host Civil War Reading, Discussion Series (11/11/2011)

The University of West Georgia’s Ingram Library received a grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to host “Let’s Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War,” a five-part reading and discussion series that will begin on Sunday, Jan. 15, with subsequent discussions on alternate Sunday afternoons through March 11.

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Artists in Residence Program Presents Aidaduo (11/10/2011)

The University of West Georgia's artists in residence program will present Aidaduo, an artistic duo consisting of Stefano Vagnini and Giorgia Ragni, presenting Words Build Worlds, a performance at Kathy Cashen Hall in the Humanities building at UWG on Friday, Nov. 11 at 3:45 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

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UWG to Offer Doctoral Program in Nursing Education (11/10/2011)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce that it has been granted approval by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents to offer a doctoral program in nursing education.

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Regents Approve College Completion Plan (11/9/2011)

Acting on a charge from Gov. Nathan Deal, the Board of Regents approved  a draft plan that commits the University System’s 35 institutions to increase college completion. The plan also outlines a new agreement with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) aimed at improving students’ ability to move between the two systems and earn degrees.

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UWG Named a 2011 Fulbright Top Producing Institution (11/4/2011)

The IIE cited the excellent work of UWG Fulbright Scholar Program campus representative William Schaniel, and Fulbright Student Program adviser Donald Wagner for their strong contributions to the program's success at UWG.

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Richards Joins UWG as Audit Director (11/3/2011)

Ron Richards has joined the University of West Georgia as the director of internal audit.

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EGADS Launches Book Drive to Benefit Local Animal Clinic (11/3/2011)

The English Graduate Association of Dedicated Students (EGADS) is currently hosting an ongoing book drive to raise money for the West Georgia Spay and Neuter Clinic. Anna Potter, EGADS vice-president, said she wanted to put a greater emphasis on the group’s public service this year.

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Shakespeare Lecture at Ingram Library (11/2/2011)

Dr. Meg Pearson (Department of English and Philosophy) will give a talk entitled “Blowing Up Shakespeare” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in The Nook at the Ingram Library.

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UWG Theatre Co. Presents “A Holiday Recipe for Murder” (11/2/2011)

Murder is on the menu in “A Holiday Recipe for Murder,” a comedic play to be presented on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:15 p.m. in the Z-6 Food Services building's lower level. Tickets are $35 each.

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Newnan Nursing Program Gets First Installment of Gift (11/1/2011)

Tom Moat, chairman of Newnan Hospital Inc., recently delivered a $1 million check to the University of West Georgia School of Nursing at Newnan.

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Wolves Earn First Regional Football Ranking in Six Years (11/1/2011)

Last Saturday’s win over Valdosta State did more than just return the Peach Basket to the campus of the University of West Georgia. The Wolves’ 20-16 win over Valdosta State also earned UWG a spot in the latest regional rankings.

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Tickets Still Available for Ludacris Concert at UWG (11/1/2011)

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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Hendricks to Deliver Presentation on Robert Penn Warren (11/1/2011)

Dr. Randy Hendricks, Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, will deliver a presentation titled "The Novelist and History: The Case of Robert Penn Warren" at the Bremen Heritage House on November 10 at 6 p.m.

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Economic Assessment: Better, but Far from Well (11/1/2011)

The U.S. economy isn't as bad off as it was at the height of the recent recession, but it hasn't provided much joy to those seeking jobs or those affected by the housing slump, a pair of experts said at the annual University of West Georgia Economic Forecast Breakfast today.

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Compleat Female Stage Beauty Coming to Townsend (11/1/2011)

The University Of West Georgia Theatre Co. presents Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffrey Hatcher, Nov. 9 - 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 12 and 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage Theatre.

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