Balancing Act: UWG student juggles football, school and community service
Football made Will Bearden look at the University of West Georgia. Being able to get his bachelor's and master's degrees in four years made him attend.
Walmart Foundation Donates $25K to UWG Financial Literacy Program
More University of West Georgia students will be better able to balance a checkbook and pay off student loans, thanks to a $25,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation.
Actions Really can Speak Louder than Words: UWG Hosts Stephen Young
For Stephen Young, it's both what you say and how you say it. Young was the latest speaker in the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series, a partnership between the University of West Georgia's Richards College of Business and the BB&T Foundation. Created eight years ago, the series generates a dialog about the ethical foundation of capitalism and free enterprise.
Helping Dollars Make Sense - Holder Serves Students Through Economics
Holder, an economics professor and director of the Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy housed in UWG's Richards College of Business, serves students by helping them build solid financial foundations.
From home-school mom to master's degree: UWG student part of ambitious Southwire program
Carrie Tarpley is a non-traditional student in more ways than one. The University of West Georgia student - the mother of two daughters, one 21 years old and the other 16 years old - is one of six students in the fifth cohort of the Southwire Sustainable Business Honors Program (SSBHP) in the Richards College of Business. Tarpley's the program's first non-traditional student, meaning she did not immediately enroll in post-secondary education immediately following high school.