UWG Mourns Loss of Student

Monday, October 3, 2011

The University of West Georgia mourns the loss of Matthew Dyas, who was killed in a vehicle accident near University Stadium on Saturday. Dyas was a junior finance major from Acworth, who transferred to UWG from Georgia Southern University. He was a member of the UWG men's golf team.

"The entire University of West Georgia community is shocked and saddened at the untimely demise of Matt Dyas, a student, a student-athlete, a friend and classmate to many, and a member of the UWG family," said UWG President Beheruz N. Sethna. "The loss of a young life with so much promise is a tragedy for all of us, and an unimaginable one for his family. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers."