4 Things You Need to Know About the Local Economy
The West Georgia Regional Update, released recently by the University of West Georgia's Center for Business and Economic Research, had good news for the six counties that make up the region: west Georgia's economy is recovering and growing. The report, which covers Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, Paulding and Polk Counties, highlighted new trends in the labor market, local industry and the housing market.
Economics Champions: Students Return from India with Awards and New Insights
Over the winter break, five University of West Georgia students returned from India with just as many awards in hand from the International Economic Conference near Mumbai, India. The students presented their research on global risk management at the conference and brought home the awards for Best Innovative Solution, Team Best Speaker, Team Outstanding Contributor, Best Runner-Up Presentation, and 3rd Overall.
Students Make a Pact: Business College Encourages Professional Behavior with Wolf Pact
In an effort to introduce business students to the idea of ethical business standards as early as possible, the University of West Georgia’s Richards College of Business recently introduced students to the Wolf Pact: A commitment by the Richards College of Business family to honesty, integrity, professionalism, and accountability for ethical behavior, and respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others.
CakeLove CEO Shares Sweet Secrets at UWG
Warren Brown, founder and CEO of CakeLove, a Washington, D.C.,-based bakery, was welcomed by University of West Georgia faculty, staff, and students as well as community members to the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday night as he shared his insight into the business world and his journey through entrepreneurship.