Press Room

June 2014

USG Board of Regents Approves Naming of J. Mark Miller Hall (6/25/2014)

The University of West Georgia’s business building has recently received approval by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents Committee on Real Estate and Facilities to be named, J. Mark Miller Hall, in honor of Dr. Mark Miller, the first dean of then-West Georgia College’s School of Business. Miller represents a myriad of “firsts” and has consistently made numerous contributions to UWG and the Richards College of Business throughout his career. 

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UWG Students Win First Place in National Rockonomix Video Contest (6/18/2014)

Economics students from the University of West Georgia Richards College of Business recently won first place in the Rockonomix National Contest for the spring 2014 semester. Viewers were asked to vote for their favorite video. 

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Tanner Health System School of Nursing Receives Grant from Board of Regents (6/12/2014)

The University of West Georgia Tanner Health System School of Nursing recently received approval from the University System of Georgia Board of Regents for full funding of the Nursing Faculty Initiative Recruitment and Retention Grant. The funding is for $299,878 over the next year. 

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MBA Student Team Represents UWG in London Showcase (6/6/2014)

University of West Georgia students recently travelled to London to represent the Richards College of Business in the Hertfordshire MBA Showcase. The team of five UWG students, who partnered with the University of Hertfordshire in a semester long joint study, received the “Best Collaborative Project” award, with specific commendations on the practical application and viability for implementation of the project. Participation was conducted through the MBA elective management course titled “Production and Operations Management with Quantitative Applications.” 

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