Shelter from the Storm: Small Business Development Center at UWG Helps Businesses Survive and Thrive During COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis has doubtless presented difficult challenges for small businesses. Many of them have turned to the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of West Georgia for help.
Cleanup Time: UWG Grad Transforms Brewery into Hand Sanitizer Production Facility
The late American television personality Fred Rogers said his mother always told him to "look for the helpers" during challenging times. When University of West Georgia alumnus Sean O'Keefe learned there was a way he could make a difference during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, he didn't hesitate to act.
Lights, Camera, Tax Credits: UWG Professors Complete Study of Film Tax Credit for State
The film industry in Georgia is booming, and the reason can be almost entirely attributed to Georgia's film tax credit. However, for many budget-watchers, questions remain about the efficacy of the credit. When the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts Performance Audit Division wanted to take a detailed look at how the credits are impacting the state's economy, they reached out to Drs. William "Joey" Smith and Hilde Patron in UWG's Richards College of Business.
Access to Fresh Food: Professor Researches Food Deserts in Surrounding Communities
Dr. Susana Velez-Castrillon, associate professor in the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia, is conducting research on the topic of food deserts in Carroll County and the impact they have on communities.