UWG Wins Award

Friday, July 17, 2009

The University of West Georgia and the Department of Campus Planning and Facilities received the prestigious APPA Award for Excellence, which recognizes excellence in the field of educational facilities.

The international award was presented in Vancouver this month to Michael Renfrow, assistant vice president of CPF.

The work of more than 140 employees in the department was recognized for the services provided to campus including the award-winning landscapes, green space, energy conservation and buildings.

CPF provides services in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering, Facilities and Grounds and Risk Management/Environmental Health and Safety. CPF provides facility, logistics, maintenance, construction planning, risk management and environmental health and safety support.

CPF is dedicated to enhancing the campus grounds, facilities, and environment as UWG has grown and developed to be the fifth largest campus in the University System of Georgia, encompassing 645 acres, 84 buildings, and more than 11,000 students.

For more information on the department and the award, visit http://www.westga.edu/cpf/. To see the video that was developed for the APPA awards ceremony, visit http://www.westga.edu/cpf/index_9911.php.