Carnegie Foundation Recognizes UWG for Commitment to Community Engagement
The University of West Georgia has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its institutional commitment to community engagement through teaching, research and public service with the Community Engagement Classification.
'An Annual Moral Checkup': UWG Hosts MLK Interfaith Luncheon with guest speaker Dr. Robert Michael Franklin Jr.
The University of West Georgia recently hosted an interfaith luncheon to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The interfaith luncheon gave attendees the chance to listen and engage in a discussion regarding diversity and King’s legacy.
Edible Environments: UWG Alumnus Creatively Approaches Landscaping
University of West Georgia alum Cory Mosser '04 is introducing a new perspective into work environments across Atlanta. His innovative approach to creating an edible landscape for companies is changing the way employees spend their free time at work while educating them on sustainable, seasonal eating.
International Acclaim: UWG Team Ranks Third in Annual Competition
A team of students from the University of West Georgia recently received several accolades for excellence at an international business competition held in India.
Kelly, Next UWG President, Meets with Campus Stakeholders
Ahead of his April 1 start date as the next president of the University of West Georgia, Dr. Brendan Kelly visited campus earlier this week to meet with students, faculty, staff and community leaders.
UWG to hold staged reading of Toni Morrison's "Dreaming Emmett"
The University of West Georgia Theatre Company and the UWG School of the Arts are excited to bring back to Carrollton Dr. Daniel Banks, co-founder and co-director of DNAWORKS, as the Michael and Andrea Stone Visiting Artist on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. Banks will direct a staged reading of "Dreaming Emmett," a play written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.
Exploring Communication Sciences: UWG Professor Receives Grant for Groundbreaking Research
Dr. Lama Farran, associate professor and program coordinator of the UWG College of Education's communication sciences and disorders program, has been awarded a grant to be used to study mother-child vocal interaction in autism spectrum disorders.
Wish Granted: UWG Sorority Raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Georgia
Serving the community and raising money for nonprofit organizations is a large aspect of Fraternity and Sorority Life at the University of West Georgia, and one sorority has shown dedication to their philanthropy this past year in a big way.
Health Services Receives 17th Grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety
Jill Hendricks, associate director and patient advocate, and Ron King, lead health educator, at the University of West Georgia's Department of Health Services are in the business of protecting the pack.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks UWG Online Programs Among Nation's Best in 2020
In its list of Best Online Programs for 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked University of West Georgia’s online programs among the best in the nation.
UWG to Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Week of Events
The University of West Georgia will host the 11th annual MLK Jr. celebration week to honor the legacy of the influential civil rights leader and activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Creating New Perspectives: UWG Alumna Utilizes Art Degree in a Unique Way
UWG aims to teach students how to leverage their skills in many capacities, and evidence of that can be seen in alumna Jessica Reynolds. Reynolds works as the director of the Office of Downtown Development for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs where she is tasked with supporting commercial historic districts to ensure they thrive and succeed.
Working in the Spotlight: UWG Alum Finds Success On Camera
The University of West Georgia strives to provide countless opportunities to set students up for success in their careers and lives after college. Alumnus Bode Brooks is an example of a student who utilized what the university has to offer and has become a successful news anchor as a result.
Stand and Deliver: Alumnus Works to Make Education More Student-Centered
University of West Georgia alumnus Michael Browning '13 knows the impact that education can have on your success. That is why he chose the education profession.
Full-Circle Opportunity: Watson, Longtime UPD Officer, Named Chief
Forty years ago, Dr. George E. "Ned" Watson arrived in Carrollton, Georgia, to attend what was then called West Georgia College. As a music student, he always had a tune in his head. So when he received the news that he'd been named the chief of the University of West Georgia's Police Department, it was music to his ears.