Cultivating works of art, from enriching paintings to detailed sculptures, captivated those who were in attendance of the University of West Georgia College of Arts and Humanities’ annual Juried Student Art Exhibition reception and awards. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community filled the three rooms where art majors displayed their hard work.

On Display: Student Artwork Shines During Annual Showcase

Cultivating works of art, from enriching paintings to detailed sculptures, captivated those who were in attendance of the University of West Georgia College of Arts and Humanities' annual Juried Student Art Exhibition reception and awards. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community filled the three rooms where art majors displayed their hard work.

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The University of West Georgia hosted nearly 450 prospective students last Sunday at its winter Preview Day, which serves as an open house to show interested parties the unique opportunities offered at the university.

UWG Hosts 450 Prospective Students at Preview Day

The University of West Georgia hosted nearly 450 prospective students last Sunday at its winter Preview Day, which serves as an open house to show interested parties the unique opportunities offered at the university.

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A speaker coming to the University of West Georgia next month hopes to use decades of experience to share strategies that will affect a person’s actions in a workplace at all levels – from team meetings to water cooler chat. Tickets will soon be available for the spring installment of the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series, sponsored by UWG’s Richards College of Business. This semester’s speaker will be Stephen Young, co-founder of Insight Education Systems, who will bring his message to UWG on Thursday, Feb. 15.

UWG Presents Stephen Young as BB&T Lecture Series Speaker

A speaker coming to the University of West Georgia next month hopes to use decades of experience to share strategies that will affect a person's actions in a workplace at all levels - from team meetings to water cooler chat. Tickets will soon be available for the spring installment of the BB&T Lectures in Free Enterprise series, sponsored by UWG's Richards College of Business. This semester's speaker will be Stephen Young, co-founder of Insight Education Systems, who will bring his message to UWG on Thursday, Feb. 15.

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When University of West Georgia student Justin Lindsey began searching for a place to earn a doctoral degree that would allow him to challenge the current expectations and models in the field of education, he knew exactly where to turn.

Exceptional Teaching: Ed.D. Student Named Educator of the Year at Autism Conference

When University of West Georgia student Justin Lindsey began searching for a place to earn a doctoral degree that would allow him to challenge the current expectations and models in the field of education, he knew exactly where to turn.

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As a child, Chanell Pajaro Lowery didn't like school. She certainly did not plan on going to college, a decision she later realized held her back from great opportunities. Today, a married mother of two, Lowery has made her mark as a graduate student of history at the University of West Georgia. She conducts progressive research in public history as she prepares for a bold new career.

Making History: Non-Traditional Graduate Student Prepares for the Future by Exploring the Past

As a child, Chanell Pajaro Lowery didn't like school. She certainly did not plan on going to college, a decision she later realized held her back from great opportunities. Today, a married mother of two, Lowery has made her mark as a graduate student of history at the University of West Georgia. She conducts progressive research in public history as she prepares for a bold new career.

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Shortly before graduating from the University of West Georgia, Diamonde Williamson added the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) to her cable package. Now she wants to be the “Oprah” figure for millennials, and she’s on her way. The 2012 graduate has launched a digital media platform, Blossom, that showcases original and curated content to a targeted audience of women of color.

Watch Her Blossom: UWG grad launches digital content platform

Shortly before graduating from the University of West Georgia, Diamonde Williamson added the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) to her cable package. Now she wants to be the "Oprah" figure for millennials, and she's on her way. The 2012 graduate has launched a digital media platform, Blossom, that showcases original and curated content to a targeted audience of women of color.

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There seems to be two common things that run in the Robison family–the nursing profession and the University of West Georgia.

It's a Family Thing: Nursing Grad is Fourth Generation in Family to Graduate from UWG

There seems to be two common things that run in the Robison family-the nursing profession and the University of West Georgia.

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If you’ve heard your name or the name of a loved one called out at a University of West Georgia Commencement ceremony over the past three decades, chances are Danny Johnson had something to do with that.

'He Works Magic': Longtime UWG graduation sound technician retiring

If you've heard your name or the name of a loved one called out at a University of West Georgia Commencement ceremony over the past three decades, chances are Danny Johnson had something to do with that.

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The University of West Georgia's Dr. Jessica Sullivan is now able to knock an item off her career bucket list. The American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors recently named her as convention co-chair for the ASHA Convention in 2019.

COE's Dr. Jessica Sullivan Receives High Position

The University of West Georgia's Dr. Jessica Sullivan is now able to knock an item off her career bucket list. The American Speech-Language- Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors recently named her as convention co-chair for the ASHA Convention in 2019.

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Jennifer Reid always wanted to be a teacher. She now has approximately 13,000 students a year. No, Reid doesn’t work for a school system. The University of West Georgia graduate student is the group tour and volunteer manager for the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in downtown Atlanta. As the largest Jewish museum and repository of Jewish artifacts in the southeast, children from around the region visit to take a tour and hear a speaker.

Keeping History Alive: Grad Student Shares Jewish Heritage

Jennifer Reid always wanted to be a teacher. She now has approximately 13,000 students a year. No, Reid doesn't work for a school system. The University of West Georgia graduate student is the group tour and volunteer manager for the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum in downtown Atlanta. As the largest Jewish museum and repository of Jewish artifacts in the southeast, children from around the region visit to take a tour and hear a speaker.

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Calling itself “Team India 2017,” the group of young economists from the University of West Georgia recently traveled 8,000 miles to bring some hardware back to Carrollton.

Third in the World: RCOB team finishes third in global competition

Calling itself "Team India 2017," the group of young economists from the University of West Georgia recently traveled 8,000 miles to bring some hardware back to Carrollton.

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The University of West Georgia will offer a new doctorate degree in higher education administration this fall after the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents approved the program Thursday.

UWG to Debut New Higher Ed Doctorate

The University of West Georgia will offer a new doctorate degree in higher education administration this fall after the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents approved the program Thursday.

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The University of West Georgia unveiled plans today for a new, state-of-the-art student health center that, when built through a partnership with Tanner Health System, will allow the university to better serve students with no increase in mandatory health fees.

UWG Building New Student Health Center

The University of West Georgia unveiled plans today for a new, state-of-the-art student health center that, when built through a partnership with Tanner Health System, will allow the university to better serve students with no increase in mandatory health fees.

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Recognizing the University of West Georgia's commitment to providing students a quality and affordable education experience, U.S. News & World Report has again included four of the university's programs in its recent list of the nation's best online graduate programs.

UWG Online Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Recognizing the University of West Georgia's commitment to providing students a quality and affordable education experience, U.S. News & World Report has again included four of the university's programs in its recent list of the nation's best online graduate programs.

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Rediet Asrat excels at more than computer science. She knows how to turn a major challenge into limitless opportunity.

No Longer a Weird Science: UWG computer science offers bold possibilities for women

Rediet Asrat excels at more than computer science. She knows how to turn a major challenge into limitless opportunity.

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Happy New Year from the University of West Georgia. It’s an exciting time as we look - and move - forward, blazing new trails to success. Still, we often take time to honor the past. As we plan for new opportunities, let’s pause and celebrate the accomplishments of the last year.

2017 in Review

Happy New Year from the University of West Georgia. It's an exciting time as we look - and move - forward, blazing new trails to success. Still, we often take time to honor the past. As we plan for new opportunities, let's pause and celebrate the accomplishments of the last year.

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Don’t tell Angela Egwu she can’t do something–that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women’s track and field team. But she was told she couldn’t succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.

On Track for Success: Young Alum Gives Back to UWG

Don't tell Angela Egwu she can't do something-that will only fuel her determination to do it. Egwu came to the University of West Georgia to study nursing. She also wanted to compete with the UWG women's track and field team. But she was told she couldn't succeed as a student athlete and be in a nursing program.

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Forty years ago, Eddie Duffey left West Georgia College as a student. Now, he’s left the University of West Georgia as a key player in the UWG athletics program. Duffey announced his resignation as senior associate athletic director in mid-2017, with his 10-year career at UWG closing at the end of the year.

'Loved Every Minute': Duffey looks back on career at UWG

Forty years ago, Eddie Duffey left West Georgia College as a student. Now, he's left the University of West Georgia as a key player in the UWG athletics program. Duffey announced his resignation as senior associate athletic director in mid-2017, with his 10-year career at UWG closing at the end of the year.

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For the fourth consecutive year, University of West Georgia President Dr. Kyle Marrero has been named one of the top 100 Most Influential Georgians in 2018 by Georgia Trend, a magazine of Georgia business, politics and economic development.

Marrero Remains Most Influential

For the fourth consecutive year, University of West Georgia President Dr. Kyle Marrero has been named one of the top 100 Most Influential Georgians in 2018 by Georgia Trend, a magazine of Georgia business, politics and economic development.

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The University of West Georgia has added a Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health degree to its curriculum. Approved by the Board of Regents in October, this new option fits within the institutional mission by offering a high quality undergraduate program that is in demand within the region and across the country.

New Degree Added: Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health

The University of West Georgia has added a Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Health degree to its curriculum. Approved by the Board of Regents in October, this new option fits within the institutional mission by offering a high quality undergraduate program that is in demand within the region and across the country.

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