Press Room

July 2014

UWG President, Provost Featured on The Balancing Act Morning Show on Lifetime (7/17/2014)

University of West Georgia President Kyle Marrero and Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs J. Micheal Crafton will appear on the award-winning talk show The Balancing Act® airing on Lifetime Television on Thursday, July 31 and Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 a.m. EST. The show is a national program that brings today's on-the-go women positive solutions and cutting-edge ideas to help balance their busy lives. Marrero and Crafton will highlight how UWG's online learning programs are making college more affordable and accessible. 

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Sethna Honored as Carnegie Great Immigrant (7/8/2014)

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has recognized Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna, president emeritus at the University of West Georgia, for his contributions to the United States in the annual tribute to Great Immigrants on July 4, 2014. Sethna served as president of UWG from 1994 to 2013 and was the first Indian-American to lead a university in the U.S. 

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Swopes Donate to UWG Newnan (7/3/2014)

Steve and Marie Swope recently made a donation to the University of West Georgia Foundation to provide financial support for UWG Newnan. The contribution will be used to fund facility enhancements. The couple has lived in Newnan for almost 30 years, and in recognition of their donation, the Swopes will receive the naming of a solarium. 

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