Press Room

March 2012

UWG Online Announces March Newsletter (3/27/2012)

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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A Night of Peace, Music and the WOLF Internet Radio (3/26/2012)

The WOLF Internet Radio will celebrate its second year of success with WOLFstock 2012 on Thursday, April 5. The festival starts at 6:58 p.m. in Love Valley on the campus of the University of West Georgia.

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Residents Remain Highly Satisfied with Quality of Life, Survey Finds (3/26/2012)

Residents of the western metro Atlanta/West Georgia area remain highly satisfied with their community and their lives, despite economic struggles and considerable national political and social divisions.

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Multicultural Achievement Program to Hold Awards Ceremony at UWG (3/20/2012)

The Multicultural Achievement Program at the University of West Georgia will hold the 28th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. 

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Alpha Lambda Delta to Induct Students at UWG (3/20/2012)

The University of West Georgia announces that 117 first-year students will accept membership into National Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First Year Students on Wednesday, April 4 at 7 in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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Estes Named Vice President for University Advancement (3/20/2012)

The University of West Georgia has named Dr. Bill Estes as its vice president for university advancement. Estes comes to UWG from the Texas A&M Foundation, where he served for nearly 22 years as regional director of major gifts and helped lead two major capital campaigns for the university.

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UWG to Participate in its First Virtual College Fair (3/19/2012)

The University of West Georgia is participating in its first virtual college fair on March 21 and 22. The fair offers prospective students information and a chance at $1,000 scholarship.

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UWG’s School of Nursing Celebrates Groundbreaking (3/19/2012)

The University of West Georgia recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new state-of-the art School of Nursing building. 

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UWG to Play Pivotal Role in STEM Education for Girls (3/19/2012)

The University of West Georgia has been chosen as an affiliate of the National Girls Collaborative Project. This will allow UWG play a pivotal role in enhancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics projects geared toward girls. 

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“Go West” Radio Ads Honored (3/19/2012)

The University of West Georgia has won an award from the Higher Education Marketing Report for its “Go West” branding campaign. 

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UWG to Award Honorary Doctorate to Entrepreneur, Former Faculty Member Bob Stone (3/16/2012)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce that it will award an honorary doctorate to Bob Stone, a former faculty member who also is founder and chairman of Systems and Methods Inc., a data processing firm. The honor will be presented at UWG’s spring commencement ceremony on April 28.

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Art Students Finalists in the AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest (3/15/2012)

For the fourth consecutive year University of West Georgia art students are finalists in the AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt Design Contest.

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Student Wins $5,000 Arby’s Scholarship (3/15/2012)

A University of West Georgia student has won a $5,000 scholarship from Arby’s Restaurant Group. Dana Towns, an aspiring journalist, competed against other Arby’s employees in the southeast for the college scholarship.

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Spring 2012 Perspective is Now Online (3/13/2012)

The Spring 2012 issue of Perspective, UWG’s alumni magazine, is now available to read online at www.uwgperspective.com. There are also a couple of video exclusives for you to enjoy.

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Show Your Wolves Spirit with a Road Trip to the NCAA Tournament (3/9/2012)

The Wolves Men's Basketball Team appreciates the support shown by UWG students all season long. Now, as the team heads into its biggest game of the year, students can join the team as it travels to Huntsville, Ala., for Saturday’s NCAA South Regional Tournament matchup against Eckerd. And it's all free!

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Local Picture History Features A&M School and West Georgia College (3/8/2012)

Librarian Suzanne K. Durham has published a second pictorial history of Carrollton and the surrounding region with Around Carrollton, a local history book featuring photographs from the mid-1880s to 1961. Of special interest to the University of West Georgia are chapters focusing on the old Fourth District A&M School, and the “College and the County” training program for student teachers in rural west Georgia.

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Wolves Headed to the Big Dance (3/7/2012)

We are very proud to announce that our Men’s Basketball Program has received an invitation to continue play in the 2012 NCAA South Regional, as the 3rd seed, March 10-13, in Huntsville, Alabama. 

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Go West Campaign Receives Awards (3/7/2012)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce that its “Go West” branding campaign received high honors from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Region III recently.

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UWG to Host First Integrative Health Conference (3/7/2012)

The University of West Georgia is hosting its first Integrative Health Conference in May. This rapidly expanding field incorporates mainstream medicine with alternative forms of healing.

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Environmental Artist Pam Longobardi to Speak at UWG (3/6/2012)

Artist and environmental interventionist Pam Longobardi will speak at the University of West Georgia on Thursday, March 15.

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UWG's School of the Arts Announced (3/5/2012)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce the creation of the School of the Arts, which will focus and lend support to all artistic offerings on the campus. The school will also serve as the university’s artistic liaison with the surrounding community.

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Dedication Ceremony Set for Thomas B. Murphy Replica Office (3/5/2012)

The University of West Georgia is proud to announce that it will hold a dedication ceremony for the new Thomas B. Murphy State Capitol Office replica at Irvine S. Ingram Library on the UWG campus on Thursday, April 19. The event is free and open to the public.

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Celebrate Diversity in March (3/2/2012)

March on the UWG campus is full of programs promoting cultural awareness. All of these events are free and open to the public. 

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