A local philanthropic organization has made a significant contribution to the construction of a new facility to house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. Callaway Foundation, Inc., based in LaGrange, Georgia, has pledged $250,000 to the new building – to be named Roy Richards Sr. Hall after the late founder of Southwire Company.

Callaway Foundation Donates to Richards Hall

A local philanthropic organization has made a significant contribution to the construction of a new facility to house the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. Callaway Foundation, Inc., based in LaGrange, Georgia, has pledged $250,000 to the new building - to be named Roy Richards Sr. Hall after the late founder of Southwire Company.

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In 1969, a year after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African American students at universities across the country held protests asking for changes to the curriculum and the hiring of African American faculty. That same year, at UWG, a group of students joined together to found the Black Student Alliance, which celebrated its 50th anniversary with an event on campus Tuesday night.

UWG's Black Student Alliance Celebrates 50-Year Legacy

In 1969, a year after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African American students at universities across the country held protests asking for changes to the curriculum and the hiring of African American faculty. That same year, at UWG, a group of students joined together to found the Black Student Alliance, which celebrated its 50th anniversary with an event on campus Tuesday night.

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Being a life-long learner and advocating for their fields are two goals of University of West Georgia professors, but one has taken this a step further.

Actively Leading: UWG Professor Named National Representative

Being a life-long learner and advocating for their fields are two goals of University of West Georgia professors, but one has taken this a step further.

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Adam Tucker knows how to be successful in his chosen career: keep moving forward.

Thriving Under 30: UWG Alumnus Puts His Talents to Use for U.S. Army

Adam Tucker knows how to be successful in his chosen career: keep moving forward.

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The Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy at the University of West
Georgia recently hosted an event to educate UWG fraternity and sorority members on
financial well being. Members from all four fraterntiy and sorority councils attended the
interactive event, with attendees playing games with financial lessons embedded in
them.

Financing the Future: UWG's CEEFL Hosts Lecture for Fraternity and Sorority Members

The Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy at the University of West Georgia recently hosted an event to educate UWG fraternity and sorority members on financial well being. Members from all four fraternity and sorority councils attended the interactive event, with attendees playing games with financial lessons embedded in them.

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Michael and Katy Huey have been making beautiful music together since they met. Recently, the duo discovered a way to help University of West Georgia students do the same by establishing the J. Michael and Katherine D. Huey Endowed Scholarship, which will help support future music majors.

Generous Scholarship Donation Built to Aid UWG Music Majors

Michael and Katy Huey have been making beautiful music together since they met. Recently, the duo discovered a way to help University of West Georgia students do the same by establishing the J. Michael and Katherine D. Huey Endowed Scholarship, which will help support future music majors.

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Special Collections in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia recently received $2000 from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) to fund its partnership with the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS).

UWG Special Collections awarded grant for partnership with Newnan-Coweta Historical Society

Special Collections in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia recently received $2000 from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) to fund its partnership with the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society (NCHS).

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Madi Fleming spent her childhood summers in a gymnasium, watching her mother – a volleyball coach at a high school in Columbus, Georgia – host open tryouts and practices. Now, 16 years after she first started volleying a ball over the net, she’s in the middle of her last season as a student-athlete at the University of West Georgia.

Setter Up: UWG Volleyball's Fleming Sets Course for Last Season

Madi Fleming spent her childhood summers in a gymnasium, watching her mother - a volleyball coach at a high school in Columbus, Georgia - host open tryouts and practices. Now, 16 years after she first started volleying a ball over the net, she's in the middle of her last season as a student-athlete at the University of West Georgia.

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Diversity and inclusion are not merely buzzwords at the University of West Georgia. Rather, they are foundational values that guide the efforts of faculty, staff and students across the university.

Preparing Students for a Global Community: UWG Receives 2019 HEED Award for Diversity

Diversity and inclusion are not merely buzzwords at the University of West Georgia. Rather, they are foundational values that guide the efforts of faculty, staff and students across the university.

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