UWG held its second annual Presidential Scholarship Gala on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Campus Center Ballroom. A total of over $75,000 was raised for need-based and gap scholarships for UWG students, an increase of $20,000 from last year’s gala proceeds.
Nearly 250 guests arrived at the ‘20s themed event in their best ‘20s formal attire. UWG President Dr. Kyle Marrero began the program with a welcome, sharing the importance of scholarship support for transforming student lives and futures.
“I am delighted to be part of such a giving network of supporters where community, faculty, staff, and alumni come together for a single cause – to raise funds for need-based student scholarships,” said Marrero. Read more ...
The University of West Georgia debate team of Hakeem Muhammad, senior, and Khalid Sharif, junior, led UWG’s debate team to a tremendous start of the season at the national circuit opener at Georgia State University.
Competing against more than 130 teams from across the nation, Hakeem and Khalid tied for fifth place after defeating teams from University of Georgia, Dartmouth, Northwestern, Wake Forest, and University of Kentucky.
“We were thrilled with the results from Hakeem and Khalid at GSU,” said Dr. Michael Hester, director of UWG Debate and executive director of special programs. Read more ...
The fall season is upon us, and the University of West Georgia Department of Theatre is kicking it off with a new production. “Side Show,” with book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, is a poignant tale based on a true story of two conjoined twins growing up and performing in circus sideshows in the 1930s, which led to their stardom.
The musical explores the exceptional bond between family and friends and measures the harsh reality of being physically different. The touching story and toe-tapping music of “Side Show” takes you behind the scenes of the lives of traveling performers. 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 Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion will celebrate Luso-Hispanic Day with a series of presentations, films, and concerts on October 12. For a full list of events, view the flyer. All members of the campus community are welcome.
Luso-Hispanic Day is intended to give people the opportunity to learn about Hispanic cultures and issues important to Hispanic communities. For more information, call 678-839-5400.