M.D. to MBA: Allergist Earns Business Degree
After more than a decade of post-secondary education, Dr. Faria Khan decided she wanted just one more thing: another degree. In 2001, she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with her M.D. Now, 17 years later, she's added more letters to the end of her name, earning her Master of Business Administration degree at the University of West Georgia.
New Richards College of Business Building Enters Design Phase
Gov. Nathan Deal has approved $1.7 million in planning and design funding for the new building that will house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia as part of the fiscal year 2019 state budget.
Big Data: UWG's RCOB Hosts Analytics Summit
University of West Georgia students who graduate with a certificate in data analytics can see the future - no crystal ball needed. These Richards College of Business students aren't time travelers or seers. Rather, they've learned how to gather and curate large amounts of data, identify patterns and forecast the future.
Farese, Nunn Speak on "Art as Activism"
When Nancy Richards Farese was a young girl, riding in the backseat of her mother's car during seemingly endless carpool rides, she'd read Nancy Drew books. Now, Farese considers herself a modern-day Nancy Drew who shares more with the classic character than the same first name.
'Leap of Faith': First-generation college students graduate UWG
When Taylor Smith was 13 years old, his dad told him he wanted his son to use his brain, not his body, to be successful. Smith's father, a tradesman since he was 18 years old, had regular issues with his back and hands. Unfortunately, because of a tragic accident in 2008, Smith's father won't be in attendance at the UWG's spring commencement ceremony in which his son will become the first person in his family to receive a college degree.