The University of West Georgia would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. UWG will close its campus for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27.
On Saturday, November 28, UWG will host the second round of the 2015 NCAA Playoffs in Super Region 2 as the Wolves take on Valdosta State University's Blazers. Kickoff is set for noon at University Stadium. Tickets may be purchased online at uwgsports.com/playoffcentral.
Administrative offices will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, November 30 at 8 a.m. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia Foundation is pleased to announce a $50,000 gift to the University of West Georgia from William “Bill” Grady Hamrick III, judge on the Superior Court of Georgia in the Coweta Circuit.
The gift establishes the William Grady Hamrick III Campaign Legacy Endowment using excess funds from his Senate campaigns and will be utilized to support UWG’s Ingram Library’s Special Collections, particularly the holdings related to Georgia’s political heritage. Read more ...
On Thursday, November 12, the University of West Georgia College of Education’s Sport Management Program hosted another successful Sports Career Expo. Throughout the expo, professionals shared their experience in administration, communications, event operations, marketing, parks and recreation, sales, and much more.
“The Sports Expo is an annual event we do in the Sport Management Program sponsored by the Sport Management Society,” said Dr. Markesha Henderson, assistant professor and program coordinator of sports management. “The purpose is to invite sports professionals to Carrollton to share insight or information on how they can achieve careers in sports management.” Read more ...
University of West Georgia's Xiaojuan Christian, visual services specialist in University Communications and Marketing, has spent the past year chronicling Carrollton's homeless.
Unlike a traditional homeless shelter, HOPE Center is a communal home and transition program for homeless men located in Carrollton, Georgia. Since opening in January 2008, it has helped hundreds of men transition out of homelessness and back into independent living.
Watch Xiaojuan's compelling video, A Story of Hope, to learn more about the HOPE Center and UWG's strong ties to the community.
Stop by the Bobick Gallery before December 3 to see a video installation by Houston- based artist David Politzer. David Politzer received his MFA in photography from Syracuse University and a BS in art from Skidmore College. David also studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He teaches in the Photography and Digital Media Program at the University of Houston.
The Bobick Gallery and Gallery 2 are open Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information contact Stephanie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.