John T. Wasdin Student Endowed Scholarship Fund Established
The University of West Georgia is proud to announce the establishment of the John T. Wasdin Endowed Scholarship in late April. John’s charitable donation establishes the John T. Wasdin Endowed Scholarship Fund for perpetuity. The scholarship will be awarded annually to UWG undergraduate student athletes majoring in business.
City of Newnan Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for UWG Newnan
On May 12, the city of Newnan celebrated the renovation of the historic Newnan Hospital, now home to University of West Georgia Newnan with a ribbon cutting. Newnan Mayor Keith Brady was joined by UWG President Kyle Marrero, Georgia State Representative Lynn Smith, Hank Houser of Houser Walker Architects, Eric Johnson of Comprehensive Program Services, and a packed reception of administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the university.
UWG Alumni Expand Legacy Scholarship
Just three years after launching a successful fundraising effort to collect $25,000 for an endowment to support scholarships for students of University of West Georgia alumni, the UWG Alumni Association has committed to doubling the endowment to $50,000. In August of 2012, the UWG Alumni Association Board of Directors established the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund, a $25,000 endowment to support scholarships for students of UWG alumni, with a lead gift by Rob Dial, then UWG Alumni Association Board President, and his wife, Emily Dial, an alumna of UWG.
UWG WebMBA Ranked in Top 25 by Princeton Review
The University of West Georgia’s WebMBA has been ranked 21st by the Princeton Review in its list of the nation’s Top 25 Online MBA Programs. The list was compiled by the Review using information collected from 80 business schools offering online MBAs, using both school data and student opinion data from 2014.
Student Competes Nationally to Fund Business Venture
Sometimes, it can take years to get a small business off the ground, but UWG student and local entrepreneur William Cross is on the fast track to success. He's already got his product on select shelves and is seeking funding to expand his business while he's getting his degree. And as if that wasn't enough, his product also has the potential to change thousands of lives across the U.S.