Remember the 'Why': Alum, CEO Returns to Campus for McCalman Roundtable
A University of West Georgia alumnus who has reached the top of his chosen industry returned to campus recently to share the philosophies that led to his success. David Amerson was recently the keynote speaker for the Merryl and Hardy McCalman Executive Roundtable, an event hosted by the Richards College of Business.
UWG Receives Funding for Construction of 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 last Friday 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.
Training Ground: UWG Alumnus Launches App Connecting Youth, NCAA Athletes
When it comes to leveraging his expertise and interests into a career, one University of West Georgia graduate really knocks it out of the park.
Working for a Cure: UWG Student Presents to Congressional Diabetes Caucus
When he was in high school, William Cross would wake up with numb hands. He'd spin around in circles beside his bed to get blood circulating to his fingertips. While experiencing that same daily sensation (or, rather, the lack thereof), Cross - now a University of West Georgia student in the Richards College of Business - realized what he wanted his life's work to be.
A Family Tradition Gone Global: Pitts, 'Elf on the Shelf' Co-CEO, Speaks on Building Brand in BB&T Lecture
An old maxim urges entrepreneurs to never mix business with family. University of West Georgia alumna Christa Pitts bucks that conventional wisdom as co-CEO of the family-owned company that brought the world "The Elf on the Shelf."