'A Space Where Students Can Thrive': State Approves Capital Funding for Two UWG Projects
The state of Georgia has approved $4.4 million in bond funding for the University of West Georgia for two capital projects that will enhance opportunities for students to succeed.
Aiming Even Higher: Former Armed Forces Member Makes UWG His Next Tour of Duty
It's never too late to Go West. At the University of West Georgia, adults who are ready to further their education will find all the resources they need to be successful. Through UWG's Center for Adult Learners and Veterans, nontraditional students like 25-year-old Matthew Vohun are soaring to greater heights.
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.