Press Room

September 2012

Those Were the Days: UWG Homecoming Oct. 6, 2012 (9/28/2012)

The University of West Georgia’s homecoming week, Oct. 1 – 6, is chock full of spirited fun for students, alumni and the entire West Georgia community as UWG prepares to take on the Valdosta State Blazers on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 2:00 p.m.

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UWG Enthusiastic About Plans to Help More Georgians Earn a Degree (9/28/2012)

In a recently released plan, the University of West Georgia outlined its strategy to support Complete College Georgia (CCG) – Gov. Nathan Deal’s statewide initiative to substantially increase the numbers of Georgians earning a degree by 2020. 

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UWG Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony (9/27/2012)

The University of West Georgia welcomed key project and community leaders, faculty, staff and students to the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Center Pointe Suites, UWG’s new 600-bed residence complex, on Wednesday, Sept. 26. 

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Call for Textile Workers’ Stories and Pictures on Sept. 22 (9/19/2012)

Have you ever worked in a cotton mill, hosiery mill or apparel factory in the Carrollton area? Do you have stories to share about your employment or living in a mill village? We want to hear about your experiences. Join us on September 22 for a Textile History Day at the new Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum from 10am-1pm to share your story!

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Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal Goes West (9/19/2012)

First Lady Sandra Deal made her inaugural visit to the University of West Georgia where she toured the campus and spent time with students, faculty and staff in the new Visual Arts Building, the Thomas B. Murphy Office replica and Center for Pubic History. She also viewed the Bayeux Tapestry replica and learned about UWG’s UTeach Program.

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U.S. News Ranks UWG as #46 Public University in South (9/17/2012)

U.S. News & World Report, the preeminent provider of college rankings, just released that the University of West Georgia is recognized as one of the South’s top universities—ranking at #46 as a public university and #91 overall as a regional university (both public and private).

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Top 12 Professor to Speak in Celebration of Constitution Day (9/14/2012)

Dr. Greg Dixon, assistant professor of Political Science, will present “What Kind of Nation? How Each Generation Engages the Constitution,” in celebration of Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17, at 11:00 a.m. in the Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia.

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“Run for UWG” Offers More Fun for Even More People (9/13/2012)

This year’s Run for UWG will include a three-person relay as well as the 5K run, a one-mile walk/run, and fun tot trot for children at the UWG athletics complex on Thursday, Oct. 4.

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UWG Talks About Abstinence (9/11/2012)

The Responsible Sexuality Committee at the University of West Georgia invites the community to participate in a roundtable discussion on abstinence at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13 in the Campus Center Ballroom.v

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“Howl for UWG” Artists and Sponsors Announced (9/11/2012)

The University of West Georgia is pleased to announce the sponsors and artists for Howl for UWG, the public art project that will benefit scholarships in the school’s annual fund campaign.

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Fall 2012 Perspective is Now Online (9/7/2012)

The Fall issue of Perspective is now online! Check out stories about amazing alums, campus events, and student achievements along with favorites such as Class Notes and Book Notes.

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UWG to Host Provocative Public Debate (9/6/2012)

University of West Georgia and Clark Atlanta University student debate teams will showcase their rhetorical skills in a free public debate at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 in the UWG Campus Center Ballroom.

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