UWG Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Richards Hall
The University of West Georgia broke ground Friday on what Interim President Dr. Micheal Crafton called a "life-changing beacon of higher learning." With Homecoming 2019 in full swing, the Richards College of Business celebrated connections at the highly anticipated groundbreaking of Roy Richards Sr. Hall, named after Southwire Company LLC's founder.
Finding Commonality: Eboo Patel Speaks on Interfaith Cooperation
The question is not how you surround yourself with more people who are diverse and agree with you but rather how you find commonality with people who have differences you don't like. That is the driving vision behind the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) organization. On Oct. 15, Eboo Patel, founder and president of IFYC, visited the University of West Georgia as the featured speaker for the College of Education's 2019 Dag Folger Speaker Series.
Going the Distance: Fifth-Year Senior Defensive End Takes the Lead on the Field
There’s only one time when Chad Price is comfortable being the “bad guy.” An away game. The defensive end – who stands 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 255 pounds – played as a redshirt freshman for the UWG Wolves. That was four years ago, and now he’s playing his final season as a college athlete with a legacy to build.
I, Robot: UWG Class Aims to Prepare Students for Tomorrow's Jobs Today
Two years ago, Dell Technologies released a report that sent shockwaves through educational institutions around the globe. UWG's Dr. Jeannie Pridmore - and the curriculum she teaches as an associate professor in the Richards College of Business - are still feeling the effects of that report, which asserted that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist by the year 2030 haven't been invented yet.