'A Tremendous Gift': UWG awarded $312,000 Victim of Crime Act grant
The University of West Georgia Department of Health Services has been awarded a grant of approximately $312,000 by the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) to enhance and expand services offered to students who have been affected by sexual violence.
Driving History: UWG Unveils Douglas and Lomason Company Records and Artifacts
The University of West Georgia recently unveiled historical company records of a worldwide supplier of automobile parts that had plants in Carrollton and Newnan. Photos, records, models and other artifacts from the Douglas and Lomason Company were on display at an event at Ingram Library. Blynne Olivieri, head of special collections at UWG, described the importance of the display of materials for research.
UWG's Ingram Library sets 50th anniversary celebration
Imagine a current University of West Georgia student, Starbucks latte in hand, scanning the stacks of Ingram Library for a specific text. Now flash back to 1968, and imagine a West Georgia College student searching the shelves for that same book. While these two individuals may seem drastically different, look closer and you'll find they share something key in common: they're both looking for answers.
History harvest: UWG archiving history of African-American churches
Led by local historian Carolyn Gray and Shaneé Murrain, university archivist and assistant professor at the University of West Georgia, the African-American Churches in West Georgia Community Archives project aims to preserve and archive pieces of history at churches established 100 years ago or earlier.