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In Focus

In Focus

David Sluder, academic advisor at the EXCEL Center, submitted this photo of “Guardian of Eden,” a sculpture built for the Burning Man 2007 artist event in the desert of Black Rock City in Nevada. (In Focus features a photograph submitted by a UWG faculty or staff member. E-mail your photo and caption information to the Campus Chronicle photographer.)

Alum Honored for Writings

Terry Kay, a Georgia Hall of Fame writer and author of nine novels, was recently honored with the Stanley W. Lindberg Award by the Georgia Center for the Book. MORE

Guest Recital Features Saxophonist, Pianist

The University of West Georgia and the Department of Music will present a guest artist recital featuring saxophonist Steve Stusek with pianist Konstantza Chernov on Monday, Feb. 25, at 8:15 p.m. in the Kathy Cashen Recital Hall in the Humanities Building. The event is free and the community is invited to attend. MORE

Exhibit Showcases Talented Youth

The Sixth Annual West Georgia Young Artists’ Exhibition will open with a reception on Sunday, March 2, from 3 – 4 p.m. in the Education Center at the University of West Georgia. The event is free and the community is invited to attend. MORE

Spring Enrollment Breaks Record

The University of West Georgia announced a record enrollment for its spring semester with 10,208 students, an increase of 731 students over the spring semester in 2007. MORE

100 Great Things About UWG

Editor’s Note: A survey sent out last year to faculty, staff, alumni and students recorded their thoughts on the 100 Best Things about UWG. The list was previously published in a centennial issue of Perspective Magazine, an alumni publication produced by University Communications and Marketing and University Advancement. I took the liberty of adding one more.  MORE

UWG Community Remembers Arons

Dr. Myron “Mike” Arons, professor of psychology emeritus and founder of the University of West Georgia humanistic psychology program, passed away Feb. 18 in Carrollton. MORE

Campus EPA Audit Scheduled for March

The Risk Management/Environmental Safety and Health And Safety (RM/EHS) office announced that West Georgia will be the first of three universities in the state to conduct a voluntary self audit in compliance of the “College and University Compliance Initiative.”  MORE

Voices From the Front

Major Margaret Miller Weitzel graduated from Carrollton High School in 1984 with a scholarship in classical voice at West Georgia College. Her course of study was interesting and she met talented musicians but after getting a job at the Maple Street Mansion she had a difficult time making early classes and was in jeopardy of losing her scholarship. MORE











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