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Cleanup Time: UWG Grad Transforms Brewery into Hand Sanitizer Production Facility

The late American television personality Fred Rogers said his mother always told him to "look for the helpers" during challenging times. When University of West Georgia alumnus Sean O'Keefe learned there was a way he could make a difference during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, he didn't hesitate to act.

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The film industry in Georgia is booming, and the reason can be almost entirely attributed to Georgia’s film tax credit. However, for many budget-watchers, questions remain about the efficacy of the credit. When the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts Performance Audit Division wanted to take a detailed look at how the credits are impacting the state's economy, they reached out to Drs. William “Joey” Smith and Hilde Patron in UWG’s Richards College of Business.

Lights, Camera, Tax Credits: UWG Professors Complete Study of Film Tax Credit for State

The film industry in Georgia is booming, and the reason can be almost entirely attributed to Georgia's film tax credit. However, for many budget-watchers, questions remain about the efficacy of the credit. When the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts Performance Audit Division wanted to take a detailed look at how the credits are impacting the state's economy, they reached out to Drs. William "Joey" Smith and Hilde Patron in UWG's Richards College of Business.

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