Service is a Way of Life for New UWG Police Chief
You can say police work runs deep in Tom Saccenti's blood. The University of West Georgia's new police chief took the oath to serve on his 18th birthday, after a childhood of counting officers among his heroes. Saccenti, who previously served as chief of police at Furman University in Greenville, S.C., starts in his new role Sept. 1.
CCEC Summit Focuses on Attainment, Affordability
High school student Carolina Butler offered what was perhaps the strongest validation of the Carrollton-Carroll County Education Collaborative as she addressed its members during a recent summit sponsored by the group. A senior at Central High School in the county system, Butler enrolled in Georgia's Move on When Ready program as one of the first sophomores. Getting college credit free as a high school student has been a life changer, she said.
College at 13: Teen is Youngest at UWG for Fall 2017
Just like her friends, 13-year-old Kimora Hudson will be purchasing school supplies to prepare for the upcoming school year. However, it won't be high school that she is looking forward to attending. Instead, Kimora will be the youngest student enrolled for the fall 2017 semester at the University of West Georgia.
UWG Enrollment, Graduation Rate and Freshman Scores all at Historic Levels
The University of West Georgia is celebrating its eighth-straight year of record enrollment as it also marks historic levels in the median grade point average and SAT scores of incoming freshmen.
Getting Connected: UWG Launches New and Improved Wi-Fi Network
In the technology-centered world of 2017, Internet and wireless networks play a crucial role in communications and education. Because of this importance, the University of West Georgia has recently made huge improvements to the campus Wi-Fi network. This fall, the university's ITS department is proud to unveil WelcomeWest, a new, campus-wide wireless network.
Graduation is Twin Joy for Couple
For most people, graduation is a family affair. For one married couple graduating from the University of West Georgia, even a future generation joined the celebration. Ben and Eva Morgan graduated from UWG on July 25, each with a master's degree in psychology. Their young son James, who is 8 years old, attended the ceremony. Also in attendance were the couples' twins, due almost at any moment to make their entrance into the world.
A Place of Their Own: Center for Adult Learners and Veterans Creates Community for Students
The University of West Georgia strives to create a friendly and comfortable environment for every student. With many students entering the university straight out of high school, older generations of students often seek a place to call their own. For this reason, the Center for Adult Learners and Veterans (CALV) plays a crucial role for non-traditional students on campus.