The Townsend Center for the Performing Arts proudly presents Lightwire Theater in their award-winning production Dino-Light on Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. With dazzling visuals, an engaging musical score, and super high-tech theatrics, Dino-Light is an eye-popping display of storytelling unlike anything you have experienced before. Performances by Lightwire Theater include both classic tales and original shows. Dino-Light roars onto stage with dinosaurs, light sabers, a creative scientist, and plenty of fast-paced action.
Lightwire Theater is a unique group of individuals who are committed to bringing startling and engaging imagery to the stage. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia’s commitment to an environmentally responsible campus and community found a collaborator in Scott Evans Nissan of Carrollton as the company recently presented UWG with a 2015 Nissan Leaf.
The vehicle is part of a joint venture with the university to foster a cleaner environment. UWG president Dr. Kyle Marrero and Scott Evans attended the official event, during which the university formally received the vehicle.
"We are grateful to Scott Evans Nissan and their support of UWG,” said Dr. Marrero. “This Nissan Leaf will become part of our vehicle fleet and demonstrate our commitment to sustainability." Read more ...
Safety is toted as paramount in almost all public places and the University of West Georgia is no exception. While the university has its own police department, they cannot be in all places all the time nor have eyes everywhere 24 hours a day. Due to this, safety is primarily a student initiative and tools are available for their use.
“Ninety percent of self-defense is mental,” said Master Sergeant Michael Keener, investigator at the UWG police department. “Reduce your risk by locking your doors, walking in groups and avoiding poorly lit or isolated areas as you walk around on campus. Recognize when a situation poses a risk to you such as when you are walking alone and a strange starts following you or a date attempts to isolate you or control your movement. Avoid risks by paying attention to your surroundings and changing your behavior to avoid certain situations.” Read more ...
During Inauguration Week 2014, University of West Georgia students celebrated the investiture of their seventh president, Dr. Kyle Marrero, with food, fun and music at Wolfest. The inter-organizational event was hosted by the Center for Student Involvement, and the festivities included giveaways, t-shirts, dunk tanks and field events. Students also signed three inaugural wolves created by the art department.
"I just want to say congratulations on being lucky number seven," said SGA president Sandra Santiago in her video message. "I really feel like we're going to accomplish a lot this year and in the future. I'm looking forward to us being the best comprehensive university in America. Go West! Go Wolves!"
The zombies are coming! On October 23, Pi Nu Nursing Honor Society will be hosting a disaster prep zombie challenge starting at 7 p.m. at the University of West Georgia.
Tickets are available for purchase through the Townsend Center or on the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts website at www.townsend.org. Humans are $20 to register and zombies are $25 to register. You want to be a zombie. Trust us.
With over 200 participants, this is sure to be a zombie apocalyptic filled event. Professional make-up artists will be provided to get the zombie participants into character. Register before it’s too late!