180 Pumpkins Carved on the Quad

Friday, October 31, 2008

The University of West Georgia hosted a celebratory week of community service, art, pumpkin carving, costumes and children’s programs this week with Art Incend, Carve on the Quad and Safe Treat, all collaborative efforts between several departments at UWG.The University of West Georgia hosted a celebratory week of community service, art, pumpkin carving, costumes and children’s programs this week with Art Incend, Carve on the Quad and Safe Treat, all collaborative efforts between several departments at UWG.

Campus and community Carve participants carved more than 180 pumpkins for Halloween.  Lighting of the pumpkins began at 6 p.m. as well as Art Incend closing events, awards and costume contests. Children, ages 3 to 11, enjoyed Safe Treat, a program sponsored by UWG Residence Life where UWG student organizations set up fun activity stations and gave away candy and prizes to young children.