The University of West Georgia is proud to announce the naming of the Chemistry Science Laboratory at the UWG Newnan Center. The Chemistry Lab will be named in memory of Joseph William Parks, Jr. M.D. as a charitable gift from Dr. and Mrs. Joseph William Parks III...more
Bob and Millie Coggin 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. In recognition of their donation, Bob and Millie will receive the naming of the Shell-Coggin Tutor-Writing Center...more
The Kiwanis Club made the presentation during its meeting on Tuesday.The commitment of the Kiwanis shows the connection the community has to this project, said UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero. “The connection of the community is the only way we’ll be successful.”...more
UWG Newnan continues to receive donations to help with its ongoing reconstruction project of the historic Newnan Hospital. Barbara Tornow and her children, Kelli and Brett, made a generous contribution to UWG Newnan by donating the funds to name a conference room....more
Financial support of UWG Newnan plays a vital role in continuing to meet the needs of not only our students, but also the city, the region and beyond. With the support of our friends and alumni, UWG Newnan can become an even greater campus. UWG Newnan is one of the most unique things about the University of West Georgia. It sets us apart from others, providing relevant scholarly and cultural activities to the Coweta County area. With your help, UWG Newnan will transform the lives of thousands of students in Coweta County and beyond. Help us build toward a bright future.
We know convenience is important for our generous donors. Perhaps you prefer the ease of online giving or writing a check, but maybe chatting about your gift directly with a staff person is more appealing. No matter what, we're here to make the process easy for you.
Write a Check
Those wishing to make a gift in the form of a check can make it payable to the UWG Foundation. Checks can be mailed to the following address:
University of West Georgia
Alumni & Development
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton, GA 30118
Be sure to note the purpose, or designation, of your gift on the memo line of your check or include a brief note. Without designation, your gift will be directed to the Newnan Center Facilities Endowment.
Donating online to UWG Newnan is quick and easy using our secure site. There are numerous giving options available; you can donate to a specific program, or allow the university to direct your gift to the area of greatest need. Click here to donate online now.
Gifts of Assets
Making a gift of stock or securities is a great way to support UWG Newnan. Many donors choose to make a gift with assets other than cash. The Foundation is happy to accept gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other assets: some donors may accrue tax advantages for donating appreciated securities.
Many corporations participate in matching the gifts of their employees. Some double or triple each dollar contributed. Your company's Human Resources Department can provide details and the matching gift form to include with your check. To discover if your employer matches gifts, click here.
Legacy gifts provide future support for the University of West Georgia. Contributions by will, trust, other forms of written designation, life-income arrangements and endowment gifts, all represent forms of legacy giving. All these gifts represent a powerful and meaningful way for individuals to create a philanthropic legacy for their family, community and UWG Newnan. Learn more about legacy giving opportunities here.
The Personal Touch
We are happy to discuss giving opportunities with donors directly. Contact us at (678) 839-2324.
UWG Newnan Quick Facts:
49% of UWG Newnan is comprised of Coweta residents.
28 counties represented at UWG Newnan.
79% of students are earning their first degree.
72,000 sq. ft. is how much UWG Newnan is expanding with our move.
3,000 students enrolled by 2018.
UWG Newnan houses 3 state-of-the-art laboratories, allowing us to offer courses such as chemistry, biology and microbiology.
8 scholarships are awarded every year.
New campus, new programs- such as a B.S. in Criminology, undergraduate Business Administration, Sociology and Psychology.
$443 million economic impact in 2012. The new Newnan Campus allows UWG to increase that impact-both overall and, specifically, in Coweta County.