UWG Named Most Promising Place to Work and Here's Why
The University of West Georgia was recently named one of the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs for 2017. UWG is one of only two universities nationwide to receive this national recognition from the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) for four consecutive years.
Cheering the Champions: UWG Cheer Takes Coed, All-Girl Titles at 2017 UCA Nationals
It was a banner day for University of West Georgia Cheerleading at Disney's Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, as the West Georgia Wolves took home the hardware in both All-Girl and Coed competition, marking the first year that the Wolves have swept their team competition entries under head coach Nicole Nichols.
Freedom Sings: Eighth Annual MLK Program Welcomes Freedom Singer Rutha Mae Harris
Faculty, staff, students, and community members of West Georgia gathered on campus in celebration of the upcoming Martin Luther King Day. Rutha Mae Harris, special guest of the evening, captivated the audience with her powerful voice and memorable life story.
A Year in Review: Top Stories of 2016
From groundbreaking research to unique educational experiences, the University of West Georgia’s most popular stories displayed a wide array. As we reflect on 2016, here’s a look back on just a few of the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends.
Making a Difference: UWG Leader Recognized as Grand Marshal in MLK Parade
The highest honor a person can hold in a parade is the position of grand marshal. The grand marshal is chosen because he or she is believed to demonstrate the spirit and ideas that the parade is designed to reflect and portray. This year, the Carroll County Branch of the NAACP has invited Deidre Rouse, director of UWG's Center for Diversity and Inclusion, to fulfill that role in its 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.
UWG President Marrero Named among Most Influential Georgians for Third Straight Year
As he continues to lead the institution through a period of historic growth, the University of West Georgia's president, Dr. Kyle Marrero, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians for the third straight year by Georgia Trend magazine.