The Barron family has provided a generous gift of $25,000 to establish the Lindsey and Genet Barron Business Scholarship. The two sons of Lindsey and Genet Barron, Frank and Chip Barron, established this scholarship to honor their parents’ memory and life-long commitment to education.
Genet Heery Barron, born in Hapeville, Georgia, earned her teacher’s certificate from the University of West Georgia and spent her lifetime committed to the well-being and empowerment of young people. She served as the president of the Women’s Missionary Union of the Georgia Baptist Convention and as vice president of the Southern Baptist Convention Board of Foreign Missions. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia’s The WOLF Internet Radio was selected as a finalist in the category of Best Station Imaging for College Broadcasters, Inc.’s (CBI) 2015 National Student Production Awards. This marks the second time in less than a year that The WOLF Internet Radio has been named as a finalist in a national competition.
“This award allows us to showcase multiple student talents to show multiple reasons why The WOLF Internet Radio is the best station,” said Operations Manager Shawn Isaacs.
All entries were entirely student-produced for a campus media outlet or college credit course. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia was listed in a recent Realtor.com article, titled America’s Most and Least Expensive College Towns, for its commitment to providing shows, sports events, performances and seminars to the community. Carrollton ranked nine out of 10 cities nationwide as the least expensive college town.
“UWG is proud to be an integral part of the local community,” said UWG President Kyle Marrero. “Not only is Carrollton a great place to live, work and play, it's a community in which all key stakeholders are working together to create the thriving, student-centric learning environment so critical to our future growth.” Read more ...
The University of West Georgia is committed to providing relevant degrees that prepare students to contribute to their community, creating a better tomorrow.
The Master of Arts with a major in Sociology, offered by the College of Social Sciences, provides graduate students a path that integrates the findings of economics, political science, psychology, and history to prepare students for professional careers in a variety of settings, including federal, state, and local government agencies; not-for-profit organizations and community service groups; market research firms; and social service organizations.
The University of West Georgia and the Department of Art is hosting the 4th Annual Biennial Art Alumni Exhibition Thursday, September 3, through Thursday, October 1, in the Bruce Bobick Gallery and Gallery 2 of the Humanities Building. A reception will be held on Thursday, September 10, from 6-8 p.m. The event is free and the community is invited to attend.
The Bobick Gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 678-839-6521.