UWG's WOLF Internet Radio Wins Award for College Radio Day
For the past two years the University of West Georgia's WOLF Internet Radio has adjusted from the norm and has hosted its College Radio Day event on campus earlier than the national date of the event. This minor calendar change might have seemed out of the ordinary for many, but for The WOLF, it turned out to be one of its biggest successes.
Pug Teaches Reading: Ed.S. Student’s Therapy Dog Helps Boost Children’s Reading Skills, Confidence
Ask any student at South Salem Elementary what his or her favorite part of school is, and you'll get a quick answer - Mr. Booker T. Pug. Booker is a 3-year-old reading therapy dog who hangs out in the school's media center.
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.
Taking A Leap of Faith: Graduate follows her destiny
Taking her hard work and dedication to a new level, Neriah Ethridge, a 2018 graduate from the University of West Georgia, paved the way for her career using resources provided her in her UWG experience. Etheridge is now part of the iHeart Radio team in Atlanta, following her dream of working in radio and digital media.
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.
Children of Zen: Alumna Touts Benefits of Yoga in Early Childhood Development
The average American spends at least 12 years in school learning "the three Rs" - reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. But University of West Georgia alumna Andrea Laubstein wonders how much they learn about themselves?
Crossing the Finish Line: UWG Confers 1,300 Degrees in Spring Ceremony
The University of West Georgia conferred more than 1,300 degrees during two Commencement ceremonies Thursday, with keynote speaker Roy Richards Jr. encouraging students to "put [their] ambitions to work."
UWG Working with Community Partners on Bonner Cemetery Plan
Work that began last year to gain a cultural understanding of the University of West Georgia's campus reached another milestone Monday, with numerous community partners meeting with university representatives to discuss the project's progress and future.
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.