Where most business owners see challenges, Sean O’Keefe sees hopportunities. The CEO and co-founder of Pontoon Brewing Company – a current graduate student at the University of West Georgia pursuing his master of business administration degree – gets business done with a carefree attitude. It’s all part of what he calls “the pontoon lifestyle.”

Lager Than Life: UWG MBA Student Runs Successful Brewery

Where most business owners see challenges, Sean O'Keefe sees hopportunities. The CEO and co-founder of Pontoon Brewing Company - a current graduate student at the University of West Georgia pursuing his master of business administration degree - gets business done with a carefree attitude. It's all part of what he calls "the pontoon lifestyle."

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Rendering of the proposed Roy Richards Sr. Hall

Building the future in business: New Richards College of Business building named Roy Richards Sr. Hall

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents recently approved the naming of the new Richards College of Business building on the University of West Georgia campus to be known as Roy Richards Sr. Hall.

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University of West Georgia students in the Richards College of Business had the best – or, in this case, the wurst – time in Germany over the summer. Eight students working toward their Master of Business Administration degrees traveled to Münster, Germany, earlier this year for a credit-earning practicum experience in which they tackled a real-world challenge facing Arvato, a global services company.

Richards College of Business Students Visit Germany, Present to IT Company

University of West Georgia students in the Richards College of Business had the best - or, in this case, the wurst - time in Germany over the summer. Eight students working toward their Master of Business Administration degrees traveled to Münster, Germany, earlier this year for a credit-earning practicum experience in which they tackled a real-world challenge facing Arvato, a global services company.

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Once again, the University of West Georgia has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national organization founded by admissions professionals. The organization’s mission is to enable students to find colleges and universities that appeal to their unique personalities and aspirations.  UWG’s College of Education, Richards College of Business and Tanner Health System School of Nursing each received the honor for 2018-19.

UWG Named College of Distinction - Again

Once again, the University of West Georgia has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national organization founded by admissions professionals. The organization's mission is to enable students to find colleges and universities that appeal to their unique personalities and aspirations. UWG's College of Education, Richards College of Business and Tanner Health System School of Nursing each received the honor for 2018-19.

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A longtime University of West Georgia benefactor – and former faculty member – has established an endowed scholarship to assist students pursuing degrees in the Richards College of Business. The Sarah Angelene Barker Endowed Scholarship, established by Carrollton native Angie Barker, will award its first recipients in fall 2019.

Barker Establishes Scholarship for Richards College of Business

A longtime University of West Georgia benefactor - and former faculty member - has established an endowed scholarship to assist students pursuing degrees in the Richards College of Business. The Sarah Angelene Barker Endowed Scholarship, established by Carrollton native Angie Barker, will award its first recipients in fall 2019.

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