2020 Vision: UWG Hosts 23rd Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast
More than 350 business, government and community leaders from the west Georgia region convened at the University of West Georgia Tuesday morning to hear three speakers' vision for 2020 at the 23rd annual Economic Forecast Breakfast.
NPHC Garden Blossoms in Ceremony
The diversity and inclusion that is at the heart of the University of West Georgia was in full bloom recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden. Located at the UWG Oaks Amphitheater, the NPHC Garden includes a stunning monument consisting of nine pillars representing the NPHC, also known as the Divine Nine.
The Great Defender: Anthony, UWG Soccer Center-Back, Learns Communication Skills on the Pitch
Jessica Anthony has fond memories of kicking a soccer ball around with her dad and brother on Sunday afternoons when she was younger. It was their way of bonding. Anthony, a center-back defender on the University of West Georgia soccer team, has been playing the sport since she was in preschool - mainly because her older brother played soccer, and she wanted to do whatever he did.
'Note' Worthy Talent: UWG's School of the Arts to Administer the Wadsworth Piano Competition
The University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) recently announced it will administer the Wadsworth Piano Competition, a highly regarded competition that hosts eight of the world's best young pianists. The competition intends to provide participants with opportunities for growth by encouraging their artistic and entrepreneurial talents.
College Radio Day: Hearing it First on The WOLF Internet Radio
The WOLF Internet Radio at the University of West Georgia joined more than 500 radio stations in 29 countries recently in celebrating College Radio Day (CRD) with a global marathon broadcast event.
Exploring Beyond: UWG Observatory Celebrates 40 Years of Operation
Learning through hands-on exploration has been a theme of the University of West Georgia astronomy program for decades. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the UWG Observatory and 50 years since the first astronomy course was taught.
And the Stars Shined for Student Success
Aaron Ashton came to the University of West Georgia to study marketing and business management - and found that when one works hard, people notice. Ashton, a junior from Michigan, expressed his appreciation for the scholarship assistance he has received to the 170 community, business and educational leaders in attendance recently at UWG's Sixth Annual Presidential Scholarship Gala.
Close-Net: UWG Volleyball Senior Burnette Values Team Relationship Above All
Autumn Burnette has learned a lot about volleyball as a University of West Georgia student-athlete. She's learned how to better attack the ball, how to focus on the task at hand and how to block her opponents' scoring opportunities. But all those techniques and best practices pale in comparison to what she's learned about herself.
UWG Homecoming Celebrations were Out of This World
The University of West Georgia went Out of This World celebrating Homecoming 2019! Even before gameday, intergalactic events filled the calendars of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the West Georgia community.
UWG Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Richards Hall
The University of West Georgia broke ground Friday on what Interim President Dr. Micheal Crafton called a "life-changing beacon of higher learning." With Homecoming 2019 in full swing, the Richards College of Business celebrated connections at the highly anticipated groundbreaking of Roy Richards Sr. Hall, named after Southwire Company LLC's founder.
Finding Commonality: Eboo Patel Speaks on Interfaith Cooperation
The question is not how you surround yourself with more people who are diverse and agree with you but rather how you find commonality with people who have differences you don't like. That is the driving vision behind the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) organization. On Oct. 15, Eboo Patel, founder and president of IFYC, visited the University of West Georgia as the featured speaker for the College of Education's 2019 Dag Folger Speaker Series.
Gaze into the Future: Dr. Julia Mossbridge speaks at Annual Bill Roll Lecture
The University of West Georgia's psychology department recently hosted Dr. Julia Mossbridge for its annual Bill Roll Lecture. Mossbridge delivered her lecture, "Examining the Long Body in Time: Precognition in Laboratory Experiments" to an eager academic audience.
Going the Distance: Fifth-Year Senior Defensive End Takes the Lead on the Field
There’s only one time when Chad Price is comfortable being the “bad guy.” An away game. The defensive end – who stands 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 255 pounds – played as a redshirt freshman for the UWG Wolves. That was four years ago, and now he’s playing his final season as a college athlete with a legacy to build.
I, Robot: UWG Class Aims to Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Jobs Today
Two years ago, Dell Technologies released a report that sent shockwaves through educational institutions around the globe. UWG's Dr. Jeannie Pridmore - and the curriculum she teaches as an associate professor in the Richards College of Business - are still feeling the effects of that report, which asserted that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist by the year 2030 haven't been invented yet.
Nursing Students Use Art to Express Caring
The mission of the University of West Georgia's Tanner Health System School of Nursing is to exemplify academic excellence in a caring environment by providing quality undergraduate and graduate education to meet current and evolving health care needs within the global community.
Approaching Business as a Musician: UWG Students Take On a New Perspective
The University of West Georgia and the Carrollton community have been creating beautiful music together for decades. This summer, they found a different way to harmonize thanks to a new partnership.
'Go Out Big': UWG Soccer Player Balances Athletics, Academics in Final Season
Morgan Haase started kicking a soccer ball soon after she learned to walk. She’s still kicking. The University of West Georgia senior, who plays center back (a defensive position) on the Wolves soccer team, has played soccer for almost the past two decades. At the end of this season, though, she’ll step off the pitch for the last time as a student-athlete.
More than a Mentor: UWG's Richards College of Business Hosts Annual Women Empowering Women Event
Women from across the region gathered at the University of West Georgia last week to hear from three empowered - and empowering - women, learning how to advocate for other women in the workplace - and accept their colleagues' advocacy in return.
Saving Lives in a Crisis: UWG Police Present Civilian Response Actions
What is the role of civilians in the event of a crisis? What should you do - or not do - if that crisis involves an active shooter? To better inform the community - and potentially save lives - the University of West Georgia Police Department (UPD) recently presented a civilian response course at the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts.