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Thursday, October 30, 2014


• Dr. Marrero to Dance With the STARs
Opera Workshop
Art Incend Events Continue
Freshmen Registration
AAMI Presents State of the African American Male at UWG


• By now, most of you have heard Dr. Kyle Marrero's voice, but if you missed seeing his dancing skills at our Scholarship Gala, join us at the Carroll for a Cause STARs event on Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. Nine West Georgia-area community leaders or “STARs” will represent nine non-profit organizations that benefit the community. Our own Dr. Marrero will be dancing for the UWG Foundation!

You have two ways to participate:

1.) Purchase tickets to the live event ($20 each for adults and $10 each for students 18 years old and younger) and cheer for Dr. Marrero in person. All proceeds from Dr. Marrero's ticket sales benefit the UWG Foundation. To purchase tickets, please contact Marie Robinson in the President's Office at mrobinso@westga.edu or 678-839-6442.

2.) Vote for Dr. Marrero online at http://www.oakmountain.us/carrollforacause.cfm. Each vote is $2 and half the proceeds benefit the UWG Foundation. Voting ends at midnight on November 5.

Thank you for taking this opportunity to participate in an important community event. As always, we are appreciative of your continued support of UWG and of our students.


• Don't miss the fabulous UWG Opera Workshop production of Love Opera Style tonight at 8:15 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Kathy Cashen Recital Hall. Directed by Dawn Neely, the Workshop will perform scenes ranging from Gilbert & Sullivan to Mozart. This will be a dazzling evening of musical entertainment. Admission is free.

• The Department of Art's annual Art Incend continues through tomorrow. We'll be hosting workshops, artist talks, Carve on the Quad, visiting artists, a drawing marathon, an anagama firing, a night iron pour and much more! Visit westga.edu/art to see a full schedule of events.

• Faculty and staff, please be aware that the Registrar's Office in conjunction with the Enrollment Services Center will host a freshman registration event. Students can have registration questions answered, receive a print out of their schedule, get helpful financial aid & WolfWatch information and obtain help finding and registering for classes.
When: November 3 & 4
Time: 10 a.m.-noon & 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Enrollment Services Center (ESC) Parker Hall

• On Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom 108.3 & 108.4, the African-American Male Initiative will host "State of the African-American Male at UWG." We will highlight the documentary film, "A Product of Me" which was produced and directed by Mr. Jeral "JC" Clyde, Jr., a senior mass communications major here at UWG.  A panel discussion will follow the viewing of the film. Panelists include: Dr. Jack O. Jenkins (retired), professor, psychology and Dean of the Graduate School Emeritus; Dr. Stacy Boyd, associate professor, department of english; Dr. Camilla Gant, professor/chair, department of mass communications; Mr. Gerald Byrd, Carrollton City Councilman and cast member, "A Product of Me"; and D'marcus Roberts, cast member, "A Product of Me."

This program is free and open to the public. UWG students must present their student ID upon entry. For more information, contact Cheryl Thomas Hill at 678-839-5400.