Let the Sunshine In: UWG Partnering with Solarize Carrollton-Carroll
Members of Solarize Carrollton-Carroll want local residents to live on the sunny side of life - literally. The organization - of which the University of West Georgia is a coalition partner - strives to substantially increase the number of solar energy installations in Carrollton, Carroll County and adjoining communities by making solar energy systems more affordable and accessible in a way that can be sustained beyond the Solarize Carrollton-Carroll campaign.
UWG Graduates More than 650 Students in Summer Ceremony
More than 650 students graduated from the University of West Georgia Thursday, with keynote speaker Dr. Tristan Denley encouraging them to "look toward the horizon and step out" into the future.
MINT Condition: Instructor Steve Morrison named one of MINT Gallery's 2018 Leap Year Artists
University of West Georgia fine arts instructor Steve Morrison landed MINT Gallery's 2018 Leap Year Artists because he was not afraid to share his uniqueness with the world.
UWG offering Combined Master's Degree Program in Business, Accounting
The Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia is launching a new combined master's degree program to help address the growing demand for graduates who are skilled at crunching numbers as well as running a business.
UWG Summer Graduation Set for July 26
As the long, hot summer of 2018 winds down, the University of West Georgia will soon celebrate approximately 663 graduates. Summer commencement ceremonies will be held Thursday, July 26, at 11 a.m. in The Coliseum. UWG President Kyle Marrero will confer approximately 344 undergraduate degrees and 319 graduate degrees.
Like Mother, Like Daughter: Daughter Interns for Mother in Computer Science
Mandi Matchett did not plan to follow in her mother's footsteps. While she has always been close to her mom, JoBeth Matchett, their career goals seemed worlds apart.
Paying it Forward in Your Own Backyard: UWG THSSON Faculty Member Becomes Nursing Ambassador
Dr. Lisa Robinson loves the University of West Georgia so much she wants to help students succeed in any way she can. So much so, that she has become a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Certification Ambassador.
A 'Magic Match': Portion of National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Matched for 2018
"Literary Undergraduate Research in English" (LURe), a journal of literary research edited and published by undergraduate English majors at the University of West Georgia, will benefit from $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and $25,000 raised from generous donors.
Building a Culture: More UWG students applying to national scholarships, fellowships
When Amelia Farmer found out she didn't receive a Truman Scholarship, a highly competitive national scholarship offering recipients $30,000 for graduate studies, she was disappointed, of course. But she still couldn't stop smiling.
M.D. to MBA: Allergist Earns Business Degree
After more than a decade of post-secondary education, Dr. Faria Khan decided she wanted just one more thing: another degree. In 2001, she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with her M.D. Now, 17 years later, she's added more letters to the end of her name, earning her Master of Business Administration degree at the University of West Georgia.
An Award-Winning Collaboration
Led by Associate Director of Career Development Lauren Johnson, Career Readiness for Sport-Related Careers, Pre-Internship Collaboration with Career Services and Sport Management Program prepares students in the sport management by taking a holistic approach to student learning. Students gain confidence and learn to seize opportunity as they address potential skill gaps such as resume-writing and presentation prior to moving onto internships and careers.