Record number of graduates walk the stage
On Thursday, the University of West Georgia saw a record number of students recommended for degrees during its spring graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2017. A record number of 1,032 candidates for graduation participated in the Spring 2017 commencement ceremonies. Anne Hydrick Kaiser served as the keynote speaker for both ceremonies.
UWG presents Adams with honorary degree
Citing his long history of providing medical transport resources in the west Georgia region and his legacy of service to the community and the university, the University of West Georgia conferred upon Steve Adams an honorary doctorate degree during its spring commencement Thursday.
UWG Spring Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 11
The University of West Georgia's spring commencement ceremonies will be held on Thursday, May 11, at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the UWG Coliseum. The events close a semester that saw a 4.4-percent growth in spring enrollment between 2016 and 2017. The semester also featured the fifth-highest growth in the state and the highest among comprehensive institutions.
Two Wolves in NFL Draft: Donahue, Armah Taken in Round 5
Another first came for the University of West Georgia football program on Saturday afternoon as Dylan Donahue was selected by the New York Jets as the 181st pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, becoming the first player in school history to be selected in the draft. Then, just 11 picks later, Alex Armah was taken as the 192nd pick of the draft by the Carolina Panthers.