A new home for the UWG Richards College of Business

The new building will be a think tank environment, bringing students, faculty and industry together in a collaborative, inspiring space that is forward thinking in its design and daily application. Business students will learn in an environment that compels them to engage, challenge themselves and work together.

Workers from Piedmont Construction are making progress on the site of Richards Hall, future home of the Richards College of Business. 

A New Home

The new home for the UWG Richards College of Business will be a think tank environment, bringing students, faculty and industry together in a collaborative, inspiring space that is forward thinking in its design and daily application. Business students will learn in an environment that compels them to engage, challenge themselves and work together.

Building Features

  • 68,696 square feet
  • State-of-the-art learning environment
  • Flexible teaching spaces
  • Experiential and collaborative learning spaces
  • Technology-enhanced classrooms

Donate Today

Richards Hall will undoubtedly mean a great deal to our RCOB alumni, friends, and community members. We want to share with you the opportunity to help us reach our goal through creating a meaningful legacy for yourself or in honor of someone who has made an impact in your life, the Richards College of Business, or the University.

Giving to Business

 

Naming Opportunities

For naming options, contact the Director of Development for Richards College of Business, Ashley Weiler Swancey.

678-839-4101
aswancey@westga.edu

In the News

State Approves Construction Funds for Richards Hall

The vision of Roy Richards Sr. Hall at the University of West Georgia is one step closer to becoming a reality. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed the state’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget, including the issuance of $14.9 million in bonds to fund the construction of the building to house the Richards College of Business at UWG.

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Timeline

Timeline of construction showing pre-design, design in-progress, expected construction running until late 2021, and completion and occupancy which runs from late 2021 to early to mid 2022

Construction Stages:

  • Pre-design and Leadership Fund-raising: Fundraising is ongoing for the many needs for our state-of-the-art facility.
  • Design: Funds for design (and construction) were included in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget by the University System of Georgia.
  • Construction: Groundbreaking for the building took place in fall of 2019. Construction is expected to be completed by Summer 2021.
  • Completion: Our faculty, staff and students are excited to move in to Roy Richards Sr. Hall in Fall 2021.