UWG Installs Gunfire Detection Technology On and Off Campus
A proactive safety technology implemented by the University of West Georgia to detect and notify law enforcement of gunfire is scheduled for a live test the evening of Thursday, Oct. 4. Known as ShotSpotter, the system is gunshot detection technology that uses sophisticated acoustic sensors to detect, locate and alert law enforcement agencies about illegal gunfire incidents in real-time. This empowers authorities to respond faster and more safely.
Know Your Worth: UWG's Richards College of Business Hosts Annual Women Empowering Women Event
Women from across the West Georgia region came together last Friday to support and learn from each other at the fifth annual Women Empowering Women event. The event, hosted by the University of West Georgia's Richards College of Business, was sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and held at The Burson Center.
UWG Homecoming: Once Upon a UWG
This fall, experience unprecedented enchantment on our University of West Georgia campus as we host our A Day giving campaign during Homecoming week! A Day to Give West - the largest single giving campaign in UWG's annual fund drive - will celebrate with breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 8 a.m. in lower level Z6.
Continuing Education at UWG: Offerings Grow in Carrollton, Newnan and Beyond
Marty Davis wants to tell you about continuing education at the University of West Georgia. He has seen its transformative power in the lives of students. At a personal level, he has lived it.
Poetry in Action: Program Preps Alumni for Creative Careers
Dr. Chad Davidson, along with colleagues in the creative writing program of the Department of English at UWG, is in the profession of creating wordsmiths. The award-winning poet with countless publications in anthologies and journals has authored multiple books of poetry in addition to textbooks on the craft.
Lager Than Life: UWG MBA Student Runs Successful Brewery
Where most business owners see challenges, Sean O'Keefe sees hopportunities. The CEO and co-founder of Pontoon Brewing Company - a current graduate student at the University of West Georgia pursuing his master of business administration degree - gets business done with a carefree attitude. It's all part of what he calls "the pontoon lifestyle."
Big History in a Small Town: UWG in the Community
The University of West Georgia has inspired generations of alumni to stand out from the crowd. Since its inception as a two-year agricultural and mechanical school in 1906, students have felt supported and empowered in their personal careers and life goals.
'Humanizing the Badge': UWG Police, Center for Diversity and Inclusion Host Blue Mocktail Townhall Event
A group of nearly 300 students shared courageous conversations with local law enforcement at the University of West Georgia recently during the academic year's first Blue Mocktail Townhall event.
UWG Celebrates Opening of Expanded Biology Building
The University of West Georgia gathered for the official grand opening of its Biology Building expansion and renovation Friday, Sept. 14, hosting campus, community and valued partners for a celebratory reception followed by a tour of the enhanced learning center.
Wolf Wellness Lab: UWG Launches Newest Health and Wellness Education Endeavor
The University of West Georgia's new Wolf Wellness Lab, powered by the College of Education, serves as yet another step in advancing the health and wellness of UWG's campus community and the West Georgia region at large.
Participating in the American Democracy Project: UWG is ALL IN for Constitution Day
The University of West Georgia has accepted the challenge to be all in. To celebrate Constitution Day and to kick off its participation in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, UWG will hold an inaugural reading of the Constitution Monday, Sept. 17, outside East Commons, beginning at noon.
Serving the Community: College of Social Sciences Continues to Give Back
The College of Social Sciences at the University of West Georgia continued its community outreach efforts recently, holding its annual Event for Impact: Serving Humanity and Doing Public Good Service Day.
Building the future in business: New Richards College of Business building named Roy Richards Sr. Hall
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents recently approved the naming of the new Richards College of Business building on the University of West Georgia campus to be known as Roy Richards Sr. Hall.
UWG's School of the Arts Announces Fall 2018 Other Night School
The University of West Georgia's School of the Arts (SOTA) recently announced its third season of The Other Night School. In a series of evenings, attendees can join university professors in discussions about language, history, philosophy and art.
Richards College of Business Students Visit Germany, Present to IT Company
University of West Georgia students in the Richards College of Business had the best - or, in this case, the wurst - time in Germany over the summer. Eight students working toward their Master of Business Administration degrees traveled to Münster, Germany, earlier this year for a credit-earning practicum experience in which they tackled a real-world challenge facing Arvato, a global services company.
UWG Named College of Distinction - Again
Once again, the University of West Georgia has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction, a national organization founded by admissions professionals. The organization's mission is to enable students to find colleges and universities that appeal to their unique personalities and aspirations. UWG's College of Education, Richards College of Business and Tanner Health System School of Nursing each received the honor for 2018-19.
UWG Institutes Chairs Academy for Department Chairs
The inaugural class of the UWG Chairs Academy hosted its first commencement ceremony for its students – the faculty members who serve as chairs of their respective departments – with Dr. Micheal Crafton, UWG provost, donning a tam and handing out certificates.
2+2 Equals Mass Comm: New Partnership Offers Opportunity for a Degree in Mass Communications with PR Concentration
Under a new agreement between UWG and GHC, students who complete an associate degree in communications at GHC then have the opportunity to seamlessly transfer to UWG and complete a bachelor's degree in mass communications major with a concentration in public relations.