Press Room

June 2012

UWG Site for Emergency Drill (6/29/2012)

Local emergency and health personnel held a preparedness drill on the campus of University of West Georgia in Carrollton on June 29. The “point of dispensing” exercise trained participants to give medications to the local population on a large scale, such as in the event of an anthrax attack or a pandemic. 

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UWG Artists: A Presence in the Peachtree Road Race (6/27/2012)

No matter who wins this year’s AJC Peachtree Road Race, the University of West Georgia will have a presence in the race. The winner of the t-shirt design contest will be announced July 4, the day of the race, and three of the school’s art students are among the five finalists.

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UWG’s SIFE Team Helps Carroll Tomorrow Obtain Grant (6/26/2012)

With $2,500 in hand, Carroll Tomorrow is looking forward to starting an entrepreneur program for high school students. The money comes to Carroll County’s economic development organization by way of the University of West Georgia.

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Wolves Tackle the Ted (6/13/2012)

Enjoy the Atlanta Braves going up against the Arizona Diamondbacks from the comfort of club level seats.

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UWG Receives State Funding for Complete College Georgia Initiative (6/6/2012)

Ongoing work by Georgia's public colleges and universities to increase college completion rates will get a boost in the upcoming year with $72.5 million in new funds. Gov. Nathan Deal and the General Assembly fully funded the University System's enrollment formula, and as a result, all 35 institutions will receive new funding to strengthen programs serving the system’s almost 320,000 students.

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Rare Transit of Venus Visible in June (6/4/2012)

In June, observers of the sky will be able to witness one of the rarest celestial events in the solar system, the transit of Venus.

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