UWG Welcomes Allison Joseph
West Georgia recently welcomed Allison Joseph to the area as the first artist in residence in conjunction with the New Georgia Arts Collaborative. Joseph is the author of seven collections of poetry and winner of numerous accolades. She is also well known for her work as an advocate for young writers.
Do Ghosts Really Exist?
Are those things that go bump in the night real? They could be, according to Dr. Christine Simmonds-Moore, researcher and professor of parapsychology at University of West Georgia. UWG Newnan recently hosted a fundraiser event, “Spirits with the Spirits,” offering an educational perspective on paranormal experiences and possible explanations for “ghostly” phenomena.
What's in a Word? UWG Newnan Lecture Series Expands Offerings
Back by popular demand, University of West Georgia Newnan hosted the first of its second round of English language lectures last week. This series, dubbed "The Curious Adventures of English Words" is part of The Other Night School-a continuous series of lectures featuring various topics in the humanities.
Coweta Sheriff Offers Advice to Students
Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager, who is serving his sixth term as sheriff and is chairman of the P.O.S.T. Council, paid a visit to the University of West Georgia's Newnan campus to talk to criminology students about his career in law enforcement and provide a real-world insight on ethics.