The University of West Georgia broke ground Friday on renovation and expansion work that will transform its 46-year-old biology building into a modern center for collaborative learning and research.

Biology Groundbreaking

The University of West Georgia broke ground Friday on renovation and expansion work that will transform its 46-year-old biology building into a modern center for collaborative learning and research.

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What’s on your bucket list? Going on a safari? Perhaps a trip to Iceland? Or maybe a pilgrimage to Jerusalem? Well, Cory Lee Woodard has a bucket list, too. But he’s already crossed all those items off his list. In fact, the 26-year-old has been to five continents, met Jimmy Carter, seen the Aurora Borealis and graduated with his bachelor’s degree in marketing from UWG. That’s a pretty impressive list for any young adult, but Cory Lee has completed all of this and more in a wheelchair.

Beat This Bucket List

What's on your bucket list? Going on a safari? Perhaps a trip to Iceland? Or maybe a pilgrimage to Jerusalem? Well, Cory Lee Woodard has a bucket list, too. But he's already crossed all those items off his list. In fact, the 26-year-old has been to five continents, met Jimmy Carter, seen the Aurora Borealis and graduated with his bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of West Georgia. That's a pretty impressive list for any young adult, but Cory has completed all of this and more while confined to a wheelchair.

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UWG Names David Dean Head Football Coach

The University of West Georgia solidified its place as a national football powerhouse Wednesday with the naming of David Dean as its head coach. In the announcement, made by UWG Athletic Director Daryl Dickey, Dean became the 12th head coach in the school's history.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Over the winter break, five University of West Georgia students returned from India with just as many awards in hand from the International Economic Conference near Mumbai, India. The students presented their research on global risk management at the conference and brought home the awards for Best Innovative Solution, Team Best Speaker, Team Outstanding Contributor, Best Runner-Up Presentation and 3rd Overall.

Economics Champions: Students Return from India with Awards and New Insights

Over the winter break, five University of West Georgia students returned from India with just as many awards in hand from the International Economic Conference near Mumbai, India. The students presented their research on global risk management at the conference and brought home the awards for Best Innovative Solution, Team Best Speaker, Team Outstanding Contributor, Best Runner-Up Presentation and 3rd Overall.

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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.

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.

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