A Voice of Hope: One UWG Student's Journey with Circles of West Georgia
A ladder with broken rungs. Walls looming above you. People standing at the top who say they can help. They hold out their arms to you, but you can't reach. That's the image University of West Georgia student Jeri Shaffer uses to illustrate the trap of poverty.
UWG Partners with adidas as Exclusive Uniform Supplier
The University of West Georgia and The Athletic Shop announced today an agreement in which adidas will become the exclusive supplier of UWG's athletics uniforms, apparel, footwear and accessories for the Wolves' 13 varsity sports programs. UWG will debut its new look next fall for the 2018-19 athletic year.
Building Better Courses: USG eCampus Wins Award for Online Learning Accessibility
The University of West Georgia continues to make its mark as an innovative, progressive leader in online curriculum development. Recently, several UWG staff members earned an accessibility award from an international software giant as part of a system-wide distance learning initiative that calls the UWG campus home.
English and Economics Join Forces with #ECONreads
What do economics, literature and social media have in common? Perhaps more than meets the eye. This past spring semester, multiple UWG offices and departments joined forces to offer a one of a kind online book club, #ECONreads, to students. Under the leadership of Kim Holder of the economics department and Amy Ellison of English, students engaged in thoughtful readings and discussion of Freakonomics by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt.
AIDS Memorial Quilt: Panel to be Displayed in the Humanities Building
A panel of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, known as the largest piece of community folk art in the world, will be on display at the University of West Georgia. The display will be up through Sept. 19 from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. in the third floor atrium in the Humanities Building.
Dixon to Speak on Constitution Day
University of West Georgia Political Science Professor Dr. Gregory Dixon will present the program "A Constitution - If You Can Keep It" on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11 a.m., in UWG's Ingram Library in celebration of Constitution Day. Constitution Day commemorates and celebrates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787.