Trending in Geosciences: Korean Scholars attend UWG for Research
Computer technologies have become vital in nearly every industry from home building to healthcare. Geosciences certainly has felt the impact of computer science with geographic information systems (GIS) marrying drones to advanced software packages to create 3D maps of our world.
Transcending the Status Quo: UWG Alumna Returns from Remote Year Abroad
During University of West Georgia alumna Taylor Enfinger's yearlong sojourn around the globe, home was wherever the Wi-Fi was. Enfinger recently arrived stateside after a year abroad in more than a dozen different countries as a participant in Remote Year, a company that helps people interested in working remotely with the logistics of maintaining their current positions while traveling for a year.
Art Throw Down: UWG Hosts High School Competition for Young Creatives
More than 100 high school students converged onto the University of West Georgia campus recently for the College of Arts and Humanities' inaugural Art Throw Down, hosted by the Department of Art.
UWG's WITC Hosts Panel to Discuss Women in the Technology Field
The University of West Georgia's Women in Technology (WIT) Campus recently hosted a panel that encouraged open dialogue between students and women who are successful in the technology field.
Callaway Foundation Donates to Richards Hall
A local philanthropic organization has made a significant contribution to the construction of a new facility to house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. Callaway Foundation, Inc., based in LaGrange, Georgia, has pledged $250,000 to the new building - to be named Roy Richards Sr. Hall after the late founder of Southwire Company.
UWG's Black Student Alliance Celebrates 50-Year Legacy
In 1969, a year after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African American students at universities across the country held protests asking for changes to the curriculum and the hiring of African American faculty. That same year, at UWG, a group of students joined together to found the Black Student Alliance, which celebrated its 50th anniversary with an event on campus Tuesday night.
Actively Leading: UWG Professor Named National Representative
Being a life-long learner and advocating for their fields are two goals of University of West Georgia professors, but one has taken this a step further.
Financing the Future: UWG's CEEFL Hosts Lecture for Fraternity and Sorority Members
The Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy at the University of West Georgia recently hosted an event to educate UWG fraternity and sorority members on financial well being. Members from all four fraternity and sorority councils attended the interactive event, with attendees playing games with financial lessons embedded in them.
Generous Scholarship Donation Built to Aid UWG Music Majors
Michael and Katy Huey have been making beautiful music together since they met. Recently, the duo discovered a way to help University of West Georgia students do the same by establishing the J. Michael and Katherine D. Huey Endowed Scholarship, which will help support future music majors.
UWG Special Collections awarded grant for partnership with Newnan-Coweta Historical Society
Special Collections in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia recently received $2000 from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) to fund its partnership with the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS).
Setter Up: UWG Volleyball's Fleming Sets Course for Last Season
Madi Fleming spent her childhood summers in a gymnasium, watching her mother - a volleyball coach at a high school in Columbus, Georgia - host open tryouts and practices. Now, 16 years after she first started volleying a ball over the net, she's in the middle of her last season as a student-athlete at the University of West Georgia.
Preparing Students for a Global Community: UWG Receives 2019 HEED Award for Diversity
Diversity and inclusion are not merely buzzwords at the University of West Georgia. Rather, they are foundational values that guide the efforts of faculty, staff and students across the university.