When David Lloyd, faculty development coordinator and emerging technologies specialist at the University of West Georgia, received a distress call from his sister during Hurricane Harvey he immediately drove to Houston. Her friend Rosalinda and her family were in dire need of help. What began as a trip to assist one family turned into so much more.

After the Storm: UWG Employees Aid Harvey Victims

When David Lloyd, faculty development coordinator and emerging technologies specialist at the University of West Georgia, received a distress call from his sister during Hurricane Harvey he immediately drove to Houston. Her friend Rosalinda and her family were in dire need of help. What began as a trip to assist one family turned into so much more.

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A recent $75,000 gift from Piedmont Newnan Hospital will support academic programming, technology enhancement and other initiatives at the University of West Georgia in Newnan.

Piedmont Provides $75,000 Support for UWG Newnan

A recent $75,000 gift from Piedmont Newnan Hospital will support academic programming, technology enhancement and other initiatives at the University of West Georgia in Newnan.

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The University of West Georgia’s College of Education (COE) recently announced its Ed.D. in School Improvement program was selected as member of Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED).

Program Named to Prestigious Consortium: Ed.D. in School Improvement Selected as Member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

The University of West Georgia's College of Education (COE) recently announced its Ed.D. in School Improvement program was selected as member of Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED).

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Dr. Martin McPhail, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. The grant supports fundamental research directly related to petroleum or fossil fuels at nonprofit organizations. It provides chemists with the opportunity to initiate new research direction. McPhail intends to use this grant to enhance the understanding of a bigger picture.

It's Fundamental: UWG Professor Receives Research Grant

Dr. Martin McPhail, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. The grant supports fundamental research directly related to petroleum or fossil fuels at nonprofit organizations. It provides chemists with the opportunity to initiate new research direction. McPhail intends to use this grant to enhance the understanding of a bigger picture.

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“If you arrived here at UWG finished, there was no need for you to come,” Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington began. “Let’s allow ourselves not to be finished but to be explorists—take risks, say the unsaid, trust intent and name impact, prepare and engage in conflict and discomfort. There may be some challenges. But honest dialogue will take us to deeper levels of understanding and acceptance.”  

The Road Less Traveled: The Intersection of Religion with Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

"If you arrived here at UWG finished, there was no need for you to come," Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington began. "Let's allow ourselves not to be finished but to be explorist--take risks, say the unsaid, trust intent and name impact, prepare and engage in conflict and discomfort. There may be some challenges. But honest dialogue will take us to deeper levels of understanding and acceptance."  

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